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Yarnia

I was at the Craft and Hobby Association show in Anaheim Ca! I will have many posts about the show but let's start with the Yarnspirations booth!

Looking out through the wardrobe  you get a glimpse of Yarnia!


The details just blew me away! Yarnspirations spent about 10 months putting this booth together! I loved seeing the different  yarn lines they have shine in thier unique applications. For example they used thier metallic yarn to make the chain maille and word has it that it's done in movies that way too!

I wish a had a few more photos of the tent to show you! Each panel was a different stitch and I can't even imagine how many hours it took to create!



This has to be my favorite of all them if I had to pick...I love how it goes from a fine knit to a jumbo one!


This is a lovely example of the different yarns all working together to make a jaw stopping creation.





Of all the things to be excited about these  sure made me say awww out loud!

This is something any crocheter could do! Just graph what you want and sc the the colors! 

I personally always have crochet snowflakes on my trees and I loved that Yarnia has them too!


I stand in awe of the person who knit this! The details are beautiful!

The brick wall was clever! I think it would make a fun afghan too! I know my boyfriend was saying he would mind one... uh oh maybe I shouldnt be sharing these photos with him... ..

These ladies  are to die for....I especially  love the purple dress! What was your favorite? Comment below!



I thought I would include my photo from the Yarnspirations booth at
the Prime Blogger event! THE one and only Vickie Howell was there handing out finger knit cuffs! 

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