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Stitches West 2016 - Day 1

Biggest even in the bay area for knitters, Stitches West is the biggest yarn exhibition in the US.

It includes classes and a large market place.

It is the opportunity to meet your favorite vendors, designers, dyers, local yarn shops, meet people for different part of the country who share the same passion.

The Stitches market is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but if you are signed up for a class, you have the opportunity of attending a preview of the market Thursday night.

Needless to say that I look forward to attend every year.

I usually signed up for one-hour market session

because it includes the 3 day pass for the market as well as the Thursday night preview.

I found out over the years that the class is always fun to take.

First comes first, my favorite yarn store

I didn't wait a minute as soon as the market was open!!

Large choice of colors

4 types of yarn

Fiber Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon

Big Sister: DK weight, Approximately 231 yds

Little Brother: Fingering weight, Approximately 435 yds

Fiber Content: 100% Domestic Rambouillet

Father: Worsted weight, Approximately 220 yds

Mother: Heavy lace weight, Approximately 550 yds

Plenty of cute little paterns

Only at Stitches West, we have puppies, 4 colors 50g each in any yarn type

Spinning, dyeing, felting, knitting, weaving, and sewing,

but my favorite hand dyed yarns, using natural dyes.

A little bit of Europe in America.

Yarn Cuture has a large selection of European yarns.

Here The Uncommon Thread basket with exquisitely soft and luxurious British yarn.

A new gem selection of yarns.

Gorgeous, vibrant yarn

Thursday preview is just a couple of hours, so it is usually a quick highlight for me,

tomorrow more time to expore...

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