Monday, January 10, 2011
Richmond Hill field trip
Through the magic of Ravelry I was able to find Heather - a nearby Raveler with a couple of balls of the tangerine colourway of Kroy sock yarn from the Stitch and Pitch event last year. I messaged her, arranged a swap, et voilà, sock number two is underway!
At Heather's suggestion we met up at Panero in Richmond Hill - a bakery café near her house where her Wednesday evening Stich 'n Bitch takes place. Shirley, Christine and I enjoyed chatting with her over coffee for the better part of an hour while she considered her swap options. In fact, we all liked the place so much that we stayed for lunch - soup, salad and baguette. Delicious!
After lunch we traveled a short distance up the street to check out The Knitter's Attic. It's a surprisingly big store with a wide selection of patterns and yarns - a nice mix of upmarket hand painted yarns and less expensive commercial yarn choices. I don't suppose you'll be surprised to learn that some yarn and patterns followed me home!