Here we go again, another trip to New Zealand to enjoy a week of machine knitting fun.
We travelled by plane, Christchurch to Invercargill in a smallish prop plane.
There were 17 Aussies this year and here we are:
Mary Avery, who did edges, Anne Baxter who did Passapy things, Marilyn Clements who did felted fabrics and bags, Vicky Evans who did cut and sew necks and one of her patterns, Sandy Idle who did dyeing, Bronwyn Jensens, a new knitter who talked about knitting from hand knitting patterns, Margaret Ryan who did hems and edges, And lastly Carol Watson who did exploring the manual.
All in all, I had an excellent time with the variety of tutors and workshops they gave.
|Mary showing us how to|
Vicky doing what she does, breaking it down and keeping it simple
And as usual they have their competition in many categories. My socks got a first and my sock pattern got a second. My other entries looked good and were beaten by a lovely selection in all categories. It was a marvellous display of machine knitting and I was thrilled to have my pieces as part of the display.
For everyone who couldn't go, here are a few more photos of the displays. Enjoy!