We had a really great time today and want to thank everyone who came and participated! Apologies in advance to anyone I have inadvertently left out here…
Our generous sponsors:
(see their profiles on earlier dates and links to their websites on the left)
Fibre Space (Alexandria)
Knit and Stitch = Bliss (Bethesda)
The Knitting Boutique (Glen Burnie)
Looped Yarn Works (DC)
Nature’s Yarns (Fairfax)
A Tangled Skein (Hyattsville)
Aylin’s Woolgatherer (Falls Church)
Dog House Yarns (Culpeper)
Frivolous Fibers (St. Michael’s)
Uniquities Yarn Shop (Vienna)
The Yarn Spot (Wheaton)
Yarns International (online/Cabin John)
Door prize donors:
All of our vendors, Aylin’s Woolgatherer, Fibre Space, Namaste, Nature’s Yarns, Uniquities, Unicorn Fibre, Yarns International, Lauren and Kim
Our talented vendors:
All of our vendors make their own products in some way, whether that means raising the animals, dyeing the fiber, spinning the yarn, or crafting by hand in small batches. You can find profiles of each of the vendors on our blog, with links to their websites.
Our wonderful volunteers:
We couldn’t do this without you and truly appreciate all your hard work helping spread the word and ensuring everything comes together on the day of show.
Angelique, Beth, Carole, Christine, Christopher, Courtney, Cybele, Eric, Greg, Janet, Jenn, Kimberly, Laura, Liz, Liz D, Lori, Marseille, Melissa, Sarah, Suzanne, Theresa N, Theresa W, Mila, Liisa, Su, Ash, Arthella, Michelle, Trish, Kathie, Cindy, Ellen, Dorothy, and anyone else who helped throughout the day or dropped off postcards at their local shops and groups
Our selection committee:
Who have the difficult job of narrowing down the applicants to fit our space
Our teachers and demonstrators:
Marseille, Claire, Lauren, Cyb, Lori, and Kendrahttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif
CHINS Hat donors:
lots of you! Claire reports that we got nearly 100 hats for children and infants this year. Fantastic!
And everyone who came to shop and socialize and learn and be awesome together!
Please share your photos in our 2012 Flickr Group: Homespun Yarn Party 2012
We’ll see you next year!
-Jess, Paula, Corrine, and Lindsay