We checked out the vendors and were a little disappointed that the Twisted Ladies from Twisted Fiber Art weren't going to be there. And just when I felt the need for more Catnip. I did notice a vendor called Fiber Dyet from Manitou Beach, Michigan. That's just a couple of miles from where I grew up and I recognized the name, Linda Parkhurst so I thought maybe I would see someone I knew from my past. Linda was driving so I got my car knitting ready and after a small delay to let the roads clear a bit, we were on our way.
We turned the corner to go into the building to the left and I ran across a Twisted Fiber Arts imposter.
We turned the corner, just walking and talking and OMG! There they were! The Twisted Ladies.
I did find Fiber Dyet but didn't know Linda Pankhurst. It is so close, I think I will see if I can go visit the business some day.
We watched a sheep being sheared. I was so enthralled I didn't take a picture. I was amazed at the pile of wool on the floor when it was done. I also was amazed at how calm the sheep was.
We also watched a rabbit being combed but once again I was so into it forgot to take a picture.
One of my big surprises was how much roving there was. I would guess it might have been almost even roving and yarn. That tells me there are a lot of people spinning. I think I will limit myself to knitting.
Now on to my purchases from the very first vendors. You really didn't think I would forget or decide that I didn't need or want it, did you?
Now I'd like like to make a loud TA-DA!!!!! for last but not least a company who has raced right up there with Twisted Fiber Art and Caterpillargreen and Kauni as my favorite yarns.
I must tell you I am exhausted from reliving the Spring 2016 Fiber Expo. I think I need to knit and relax.