On Wednesday, I board a plane for Portland, Oregon, where I will be teaching at the second Sock Summit (the first was in 2009). This is the most amazing event dedicated to sock knitters, from first-time newbies to die-hard veterans. I used to think it odd to tell shuttle drivers that I was going to a knitting convention. You can imagine how their eyebrows raise I mention I'm going to a sock convention.
But I digress.
Last week I got an email from Jordana Paige, maker of some of the most beautiful and functional knitting bags on the market. Jordana wondered if I'd like a new bag to carry my knitting and class notes at Sock Summit. My first thought was that this was a hoax by one of many mischievous friends. But it was for real.
Yesterday, the UPS truck stopped in front of my house and the man in brown brought a box to my door.
I now have a spanking new bag to show off at the convention (and everywhere else)!
If you see me and my bag at Sock Summit, be sure to say "hi," And if you need a knitting bag, check out the ones by Jordana Paige!