Rhinebeck tip #1: Remember where you parked your car.
Maybe even draw a map. Or program a GPS thingy. Or leave a trail of bread crumbs. Because you will be distracted by:
(OK, the dogs weren't there for their fur. But take a close look at those blue eyes...)
full of yarn.
That's all just background, though, for the knitters, and the knitting -- knitbloggers and Ravelers, projects you recognize from the pages of Rowan and Interweave Knits and dozens of pattern books, all come to life and standing in line for fried artichokes.
(The MDK mitered square blanket skipped lunch in order to keep the book signing table cozy.)
And speaking of book signings, I finally (after two near misses on her earlier trips to New England) got to catch up with Stephanie Pearl McPhee.
Didn't stay for her talk, though -- not enough chairs.
Coming up next: Rhinebeck souvenirs - including books, and Ravelry Bob....
Ann, my friend, I think you took THAT PICTURE right after you lured us all here:
I have pictures of you in really big 1980's glasses and I'm not afraid to use them...