Maryland Sheep and Wool

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I had such a great time last weekend at the Maryland Sheep and Wool festival – despite the mud. We made friends with alpacas.

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and Elijah enjoyed meeting the sheep.

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I saw lots of my knits out in the wild including Poppy above

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Liesl and Coraline

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A lot of the time it felt like I’d fallen into the internet – it was fun to meet so many online people at the ravelry meet ups.

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And I accidentally discovered the best marketing technique ever – make the weather miserable so that Jess, Casey and Mary Heather want to raid my sample suitcase for cosy accessories. Here’s Jess in Ishbel

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And Casey and Mary Heather in Cairn and Verity – all of these were so perfect for them that I felt bad taking them back

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The whole weekend was so much fun that I’m now planning on going to Rhinebeck.

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