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The Knitting & Stitching Show


I had a lovely day at the Knitting & Stitching Show on Saturday.
Despite it being a very early start …

But after a lovely cup of coffee and delicious Eggs Benedict at Browns I was ready to go :o)


Unfortunately there were a lot of stands from last year missing and I was a little disappointed. My fav stands on the day were Lola Rose, This is Knit, Rubanesque, , Sew Good Books, and M Rosenberg & Son.


Here’s what I bought. I know … I was remarkably restrained, especially compared to last year!


East of India ribbons & Tilda paper from Rubanesque.


Beautiful red italian wool & polka dot cotton lawn from M Rosenberg & Son (F9)


By the time I got home I was totally shattered.
I lit some candles


Had a long soak in the bath


and finally got to bed after 11 :o)

Note to self for next year :-

Wear even less – it was ROASTING in there
Stay over in Dublin – it was a really long day
Bring or buy a wheelie bag/case, especially if buying books
Print out plan on net beforehand, they were charging 3 euro for it
Book tickets in advance (cheaper)
Be prepared for lots of pushing and shoving!

2018-11-08T19:02:03+00:00November 1st, 2009|Categories: christmas, knitting, Sewing, shopping|

2 Comments

  1. made marian 03/11/2009 at 10:47 pm

    Hehe 🙂 I bought the same wrapping paper and similar ribbon from Rubenesque!

  2. ms firefly 17/01/2010 at 8:01 pm

    ohhh, i love that chandelier in the bath, how romantic! ♥

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