There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul. ~Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
Remarkable sky, Sunday night.
The beach, friends, knitting, seafood, yarn shop. Not a bad way to spend a weekend!
A huge “thank you” to everyone who came out to share this knitting weekend. I am fortunate to know such wonderful, talented and generous people, and I look forward to our next knitting retreat!
knit equals joy
I have found local yarn shops to be, often, little oases of beauty. It makes sense, really, that the owners might have an artistic sensibility and would create a lovely space to be. Here, then, I share some images of my favorites with you.
I have a few more favorites, but, for various reasons, don’t have photos right now. Those favorites include Knot Another Hat in Hood River, Oregon and Close Knit and the Knitting Bee in Portland, Oregon. All great places to spend an hour or an afternoon!
I love Portland! It’s such a great city, for many reasons, and one of them is its totally artsy vibe. Portland recently had 14 local yarn shops participating in the 2016 Rose City Yarn Crawl. Some of my impressions: