TKGA 2016 Day 3 Recap

Hello from Charleston!

Today was day 3 here at the TKGA conference.  I didn’t have any classes to teach today – but I still happened to get up pretty early.  So I decided to do some sightseeing while I’m here.  I drove over to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and toured the plantation house and spent a good amount of time walking in the gardens.  It was a lovely morning, although it was hot and humid!


I headed back to the conference center around lunchtime.  Then I went to shop some more at the show floor (made a couple more purchases-  the button vendor!!  Dear me I fell down hard in her booth – I’m going to need to lock up my wallet tomorrow!) and then hung out for a bit at the TKGA table.  I ran into a friend by chance, and we went and had dinner together – that was a lovely unexpected happening!
Tonight was the TKGA Yarn Tasting, and it was a wonderful evening event.  There were desserts on a buffet, and a cocktail bar – but the real ‘buffet’ was getting to sample tiny yarn balls of loads of different yarn brands!  (Arenda had wound ALL of the tiny balls by hand – all by herself!  There had to be over 1000 little balls!!)


Yarn ‘tasting’ samples

There were lots of door prizes, and there was also a fashion show of items attendees had knitted with some of our sponsor’s yarns.  So many lovely knits on display!


It was a fantastic evening event – lots of fun!

Today was another full day for me! I’m having so much fun!
And I promise I will post pictures of my purchases tomorrow or Sunday after I get home. 🙂

I can’t believe tomorrow is our last day – the time here has just flown by!  I’ll post again tomorrow, so keep an eye here!

Happy Knitting!!


About knitsbyheather

I'm a TKGA certified Master Knitter. I'm a knitwear designer and a knitting instructor. I'm also a stay at home and homeschooling mom of two wonderful boys. They sure keep me on my toes! When I'm not teaching or chasing around the boys, I'm knitting, designing, or reading!!
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