• Knit Tip Contest –

    Posted on April 28, 2013 by in Give-Away, Knit Tips, Meet Me

    Contest 3The 40th Maryland Sheep and Wool  is less than a week away I thought I would be fun to share Tips for attending these amazing Wool Festivals & Yarn Parties.

    To encourage sharing I decided to have a Give Away

    Post your tips as a comment below  for a chance to win a skein of The Sanguine Gryphon Bugga color way  Red Spotted Purple Butterfly

    Red Spotted Purple Butterfly

    I will be accepting Tips thru Thursday, May 2nd at 10 PM Eastern Time.

    I will post the randomly drawn Winner on Friday, May 3rd at Noon.

     

    Bugga is a fingering weight yarn

    70% superwash merino

    20% cashmere 10% nylon

    412 yards.

    I am looking forward to all your tips!!

    Blissful Knitting,

    Kate

13 Responses so far.

  1. my only tip would be look first then shop. It’s what I’d do at a quilt show.

  2. Anne says:

    Pockets or an over the shoulder bag for yarn so you can knit on the go 🙂
    Lovely yarn!

  3. Jetro says:

    I like Sheep!! I think you should take me with you and let me show the sheep what I do with all the wool they get shaved off!!! 🙂

  4. Kari says:

    Water and a list. Someone willing to carry everything for you might be nice too (:

  5. Kerri says:

    Travel size sunscreen!! Keep it with you so you can reapply regularly, not in the car. And preferably store it in a waterproof/spillproof bag. And stay hydrated, even though the weather is looking fairly cool!

  6. Lynne says:

    Comfortable walking shoes, dress in layers, carry a bag or backpack that leaves your hands free. Keep your wallet in a small front pack or cross-chest purse, or in your pocket.

  7. Denisha says:

    Be sure to take breaks while you are at the festival. It can prevent burn out.

  8. Rich says:

    Wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen. Carry bottled water.

  9. Katie says:

    Set a spending limit and stick to it! It may be tempting to spend your entire bank account, but you probably shouldn’t.

  10. Mel says:

    I am looking up vendors in advance then researching online and planning which places I must go to first. Enjoy your day try not to be overwhelmed.

  11. Josephine says:

    Bring a set amount of cash, so you don’t overspend.

  12. Geea says:

    Bring a list of projects in your queue, and make sure to buy enough yarn for them.

  13. Christi says:

    Definitely set a budget for yourself, and have an idea of what you might want to buy.

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