Mary Kay brought all the fixings for party hats. I have revamped my list of people a woman should have in her life† to include former pre-school teachers.
She gave me a magic wand. I've always wanted a magic wand.
I used it to try to make the red silk cami reach its tenth inch‡ of 4x1 rib...§
...but I may have used up all the mojo trying to turn a knitter into a sheep.
We had a small Bobmas celebrant.%
KariBeri left her twelve week old son home with her husband for the first time# to join us.
Vanessa tells a hell of a story. And forever endeared herself to me by telling me she hates me for my four-socks-at-once adventure. I consider that high praise.
The Downtown Denver SnB chicas†† made the field trip.
Zoomiejr is between that girl I turned into a sheep and Kari -- she's also a denizen of the DDSnB. And her little dog, Tyler, too.
I counted once, and based on the comings and goings, I'd guess we had fourteen people most of the time, with gusts of up to twenty and a total of twenty-five individuals.
Despite the prevalence of beer glasses, some knitting was done.
I'm very pleased. It was a great bunch with much laughter.
♪♪I'm dreaming of the next Bobmas...♪
'Specially since now I have to go do my taxes.
†FOOTNOTE (crossed): A mechanic you can trust, a plumber who can make the flood stop, a good gynecologist...
‡FOOTNOTE (double-crossed): Um, yeah. It's currently at about 5 inches.
§FOOTNOTE (swerved): I'm tired of ribbing. What genius thought it was a pleasure?
%FOOTNOTE (percented, because the paragraph thing isn't working): Skyler. Or Schuyler. Or some other version. I've never seen Skchuyler's name in print, so all apologies to the little lady herself and her mom, the inimitable Steph.
#FOOTNOTE (pounded): Brave woman. It all turned out OK, though, so... yay, Kari!
††FOOTNOTE (ddouble-ccrossed): Well, that's Mary Kay on the left, but then aemcdraw, moxieknits and koolkat62 (Ravel-wise) from left to right.