Charlotte-Metro Fiber Day

by Aimee on October 13, 2007

Today should have been called the Charlotte-Metro Fiber Day. I swear there was more going on today in the area then there has been going on in the last year COMBINED. And you know I attend everything I can. Cristi and I were only able to make 2 of the 4 events here in the area. What I didn’t make was what sounded like a KICK ASS time at the Barnful of Quilts exhibit in Waxhaw. Or the etsy steet team event. But you don’t want to hear about what I couldn’t make, since well, I have nothing to say about it, I am just sad that I couldn’t do it all.

What we did make it to was the Charlotte Folk Society 25th anniversay event at the Levine Museum of the New South where Tvini joined us for a few hours.

There was sqaure dancing.


and spinning.


Tvini spinning. Cristi ummmm…cussing I think.
and knitting.


We LOVE to knit and show our knitwear!

and a lot more that we didn’t take pics of like live music and vendors and all sorts of neat stuff. Shut up, we didn’t take pics cause we were in a hurry to get to the next event.

Then we hit Taco Bell for an exciting lunch of a crunchy taco (and some nachos) for me and a soft taco (and crunchwrap supreme) for Cristi. I had been craving crunchy for a couple days (no, I am in no way possibly preggers, so don’t go getting all in a twitter over me craving crunchy – turns out I am just fat and crave food. get over it) and what better way to get crunchy then with Taco Bell? (And I swear there were people out to keep my from my crunchy taco!!! “honey, did she just yell ‘crunchy taco’ at us?” – “I think she did. I wonder what that means!”)

After lunch, we rushed over to The Hut in Pineville where The Yarn Shop at Rainy Day Creations was having a Charity Convergence Event.

There were charities.

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Project Linus and the Levine Childrens Hospital were there among many others.

There were prizes.
I didn’t win the REALLY GORGEOUS Latern Moon bag. *grumps*
I bought a Kumihimo Disk. And then got attacked by a spider. I should have taken a pic of that damn spider, but I was afeared of it. I think it was the size of my ass (which is about the size of Texas – I have seen pics – why did you people let me get so fat???) and it was living in the yarn. And it ran at me. And I screamed like a little girl. Sue me, it was HUGE! Others came over and didn’t see it at first as it had retreated into the yarn. Then they saw. Cristi said it was huge too. Though she didn’t compare it to the size of my ass. Cristi bought another Lantern Moon Bag - and she was glad it wasn’t in pink or I would have had to have it. The inside colors just aren’t me. But I love it. Too bad it only comes in that shade combo…

So now I am at home. Procrastinting about 3 million things. Like a podcast. And laundry. And packing for my trip next week.

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

J.P. October 14, 2007 at 6:46 am

It looks like such a fun day.. despite the spider.

Must. Visit. Charlotte.

turtlegirl76 October 14, 2007 at 8:42 am

Yes. JP must visit Charlotte. Soon!

It was a good day. Wish I’d felt a little better though. And that bag really only comes in that combo? That’s too bad. We’ll have to learn how to make baskets like that lady and line them in pretty pink and purple fabric for you. =)

tristitia October 14, 2007 at 9:13 am

What a fun day!

Jen October 14, 2007 at 10:28 am

DAMN! I missed it all!

Fulvia October 16, 2007 at 8:54 am

It was an excellent day at the Barnful of Quilts indeed! Too bad I did not get to meet you there but sounds like you had a great fiber day anyway!

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