Nevertheless, there is stuff to talk about. Let's start with a little post-Sock Summit report, shall we?
Piggy, as you know, wasn't at Sock Summit. Instead, she lives vicariously through three friends who attended, including one in particular who made a bit of a name for herself.
"Veil Girl", aka megknitficent, aka my yarny friend Meg. Here she is at the Terminal City Yarn Wranglers meetup on Sunday with her project-Piggy-doesn't-speak-about. Which was knitted on by just about anyone who's anyone in the knitting world today at SS09, as you can see from Meg's report here. (Do me a favour and go there when you're finished here; Piggy's pretty sure you'll forget all about her once you're over there. She's a delicate soul, is Piggy.)
Anyhoo. Meg kindly brought her haul from the Sock Summit Marketplace with her. In her new Namaste bag (the latest model, Hermosa -- Piggy wants!). It's a nice, big bag...
...and holds a good deal of yarn.
More than that, even.
So many skeins, in fact, that nellum thought Meg might not miss one if it went to live with her.
But nellum is delusional.
Meg also picked up some rather appropriate stitchmarkers.
There's a few of them in the set, which is a good thing, since the project-Piggy-doesn't-speak-about needs a fair few.
After we finished
These were also suitably appreciated by all, particularly beentsy and nellum.
MrsQ also showed us her first-ever toe-up sock, knitted in a class at Sock Summit:
It was all very exciting.
Piggy had her own bit of excitement, however:
It's knid of hard to tell from the photo, but I broke out the Kitchener stitch for the first time ever on Sunday. (Much thanks to damselfly, who patiently helped me figure it out. She's got a great tutorial on her blog, too.)
Well, I think that's enough for one post, don't you? More soon. I'm off to Gibsons this evening for the Gibsons Landing Fibre Arts Festival. See you there?