Some say this is the Midwest Fantasy Show
but for 1000 or so knitters, this was the midwest fantasy:
For me, taking classes with Lucy Neatby, Melissa Leapman, Gwen Bortner and Sally Melville still seems like a dream. (In July, Sally will have a website: sallymelvilleknits.com)
But, look who all else was there giving classes and presentations:
Cat Bordhi and Queen Bee of Knitters Review Clara Parkes
The Ravelry "kids"
Casey--is he adorable or what?!
Jess and Mary Heather with Gwen Bortner and Sally Melville
Sally Melville meets her Topher's Pullover knit by Amy Detjen.
I wish I had gotten a better photo of Lucy Neatby!
The weather was hot, humid and stormy in Columbus. But, the chilly air-conditioning in the Convention Center made it possible for people to show-off their beautiful shawls:
Swag bag yarn was traded:
And there were chocolate fountains, too!
Best of all were all the wonderful people I met. Sandy, Rosie, Margaret, Sally, Bobbie, Dee, Honay and so many others. I hope to see you all next June in Columbus!