if i could post one picture to sum up jane and i's mini book tour this past weekend for ISLAND this would be it. ahhhh the joys of being overtired but also having awesome fun that makes it worth every minute. it also rocks to get to share such wonderful and special moments with one of your closest friends. jane - thanks for being the best partner in crime evah and one of my most fave people on the planet. i love ya to bits and bits! now on to the juicy stuff...
this is what happens when you get a group of knitters together at an event.....
it starts all friendly and professional and then bam! turns into this! muahaha! oh darn...we just don't look as gorgeous and effortless as you do caitlin french ;p
we had such a fabulous and wonderful time on our journey. the pics above and the collage below were taking by the lovely and talented photographer and designer herself sylvia mcfadden. you can find her on her blog here, ravelry here and on flickr as well. thanks for taking these pics sylvia! we had such a great evening with all of you at baaad anna's in vancouver. thank you anna for hosting us and making it such a special night. you did such a fabulous job and we luv your shop. we can't wait to visit again!
|the lovely amanda and fiona from knit social (and knit city) - we wished you ladies lived on the island! we want more time to hang with you!!! urban yarns hosted us on our first stop friday night and it was a fab evening with wine, sushi and more. we got to see some great friends and stayed up just a tad too late having lots of fun. thanks for having us urban yarns! we love stopping in to see you ladies!|
we headed over to baaad anna's saturday night for a fun event that anna had set up. with island decor, candles and lovely refreshments and homemade goodies we were in heaven. we definitely had a great time and were sad the event had to end. so much fun!
i of course couldn't resist posting a shot of my instagram feed from the trip. i have to rely on free wifi on my ipad so there isn't a lot but they all have special little memories attached to them. overall we had a fabulous time, got spoiled, had a lot of laughs, tried to be as organized as possible (which is exhausting..lol), set up and took down our little "shop" 4 times (phew!), shopped (2 stores in 2 hours..we need help...lol), paid a HUGE price for parking (ouch! $16.75 for 2 hours!!! it still hurts), forgot to pay parking (hahaha, we really are Islanders now Jane, who charges for parking after 6pm right? LOL!), took 4 ferries (cheered really loudly when we made the last one home), ate delicious food, ate some not so good food, slept in a gorgeous home (thank you to jane's aunt!), enjoyed the quiet, stayed up way too late at night giggling, knit, drank coffee and overall had a special little journey filled with wonderful people who were all so kind to us both.
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