Tuesday, June 14, 2011

TNNA 2011 YarnThing Designer Dinner

Marly Bird organized a Designer Dinner for Friday night at TNNA. 50-60 of the biggest names in the industry gathered to have fun and get acquainted.  Benjamin Levisay, from XRX Publishing and Knitter's Magazine (and the organizer of the STITCHES events across the country) was the primary sponsor of the night.  XRX Publishing provided all the designers with a copy of Gwen Bortner's Book, Entree to Entrelac.

Other sponsors of the night were:  (I know I'm going to forget someone important.. ugh) but here they are in no particular order...

Red Heart
Caron Yarn and Vickie Howell's yarn line
Universal Yarn
Bijou Basin Ranch
Buffalo Wool Yarn Co
KnitKit
Soak
Namaste
Malabrigo Yarn
Lorna's Laces
Random House Books
Boye/Simplicity
Euclan
Skacel
JHB buttons
Wacky Woolies/Dublin Gift Company
Kraemer Yarn



I love all my great gift goodies, but the Zuma Namaste Bag in Peacock is the one that made me squeal with delight.

 Here I am with designer, Rebecca Velasquez.

1 comment:

Crochet Friends of Stamford said...

Love, Love, Love the bag!!! (Hi Rebecca!) Sounds like a great time - thanks for sharing :o) Have a great day! Haley p.s. Nice top :o)