Friday, 4 March 2011

unexpected knitting encounter

After the guild meeting on Saturday we made our way to the Round Britain Rally (RBR to those in the know) presentation dinner. The RBR is a challenge to visit landmarks in every county of the country using a list of memorials, places of interest etc supplied by the organisers. The idea is to locate the landmark which involves a fair amount of research, visiting it and taking a photo of your motorbike by it. This keeps my hubby busy most weekend through the summer whilst I am out spinning etc.
So, as you would imagine, I was surprise to find fellow spinners there and wished that I had taken my wheel. Watch out next year, the wheels will be there, we have made arrangements!!

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we caught the sunset on the way across.

Knitting made a surprise appearance in the form of a auction prize, do I didn't win it!

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and I ended the evening in true spinnotts style, spinning in the bar.

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OK, photo taken with empty spindle but I did do some spinning, honest!!!


Lace-lovin' Librarian ~ Diane said...

I haven't been on a motorbike since I was in college in the early 70s... sounds like loads of fun! The topsy-turvy doll is adorable. I'm sure the lucky winner adores it!

That empty Guinness glass is making my mouth water, and it's only 6 a.m. here. Lovely spindle... I hope to learn how to use mine effectively soon. Maybe I need a trip across the pond!

Highwaylass said...

Looking forward to the wheels next year! I love to knit but haven't tried spinning yet. Double pointies fit nicely in a top box!

Guzzisue said...

spindles fit in top boxes too!! suspect we will have three wheels there next year as a certain person was playing on mine a couple of weeks ago and has her sights set on one of her own!