I went to Stitches West on Friday — what a blast.  This was my 4th or 5th year and it was as fun as always.  I’m usually only good for about 2 hours before I go bug-eyed but that’s plenty of time to pick up some loot and to star-gaze.  Here’s what I mean:

Jess and Casey, the geniuses behind Ravelry


Nicole and Jenny from Stash and Burn


Alana from Never Not Knitting


Gigi and Jasmine from the Knitmore Girls


Steve from Webs/Ready, Set, Knit (best voice EVER!)

I also spotted Cookie A. but didn’t get to snap her photo.  I wore my Copycat Cardigan and tons of people complimented me on it.  I guess it’s not too big after all!  Here’s my loot:

Miss Babs sock yarn (purple/green), Madeline Tosh Vintage, 3 Never Not Knitting Patterns and 2 funny stickers

One highlight of the day was when Jasmine of the Knitmore Girls recognized ME by first and last name.  How in the world did that happen?!  Super duper nice, as was the goodie bag they gave out: