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Out and about in June

Tracy has been out and about in June; first she exhibited at the Cambridge Town & Country Show and then Woolfest at the end of the month.

The Town & Country Show was a new venue to try and Tracy was delighted to meet many knitters from her local area as well as Jackie and Sue.  This time, Jackie bought Helene and has promised to model something for Fibre East (Helene if she finished it), whilst Sue was happy to show off her beautifully made Duchess.

We really do love seeing your finished garments – keep them coming!

The Town and Country Show really was lovely with genuine crafts people such as glass blowing and marquetry.

You can see why Tracy was pretty amazed by this elephant!

It was a great day out for visitors and there were displays for heavy horses (Suffolk Punch); Newfoundland Dogs, Falconry and lots of fun things to do and watch.  No pictures of these as we were a bit busy, doing what we were supposed to be there for!  Tracy was impressed by the Juggler who had a great line in patter whilst doing his thing.

 The goats were sweet and the grey one used the nearby support as a scratching post!

We’ll definitely be on Parkers’ Piece in Cambridge again – after all Tracy can cycle to the venue.


With Woolfest, we were off again to Cumbria and had no mishaps with the mountain passes!  Kari-Helene was away in Norway and so Tracy was helped by her friends Lorinda and Louise.  Both were fantastic and worked really well as a team, Louise is an experienced knitter and gave valuable knitting tips to lots of novice and experienced knitters whilst Lorinda looked after the money.  (She did make people laugh by asking them to step into her office, which was our usual table in the corner!)

Not many photos of this event as we were really busy, but Lorinda managed to catch a few.

A massive thanks to all of you who came to see us, we’ll want you modelling your stuff next year!

I told you we were busy!

Just kidding – this is what the stand looked like before we dressed it with our products.

We would just like to mention that Lorinda and Tracy stayed at the Hundith Hill Hotel; we’d recommend it to anyone staying near Cockermouth as the staff were excellent, the accommodation clean and comfortable and the restaurant had some really great food.

Lorinda taking a photo of Tracy taking a photo

The hotel

The view from the terrace, isn’t it just lovely – particularly for us people from the flatlands!

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