If you build it they will come.
The resounding chorus back and forth between Steph and I for months now has been. You are not going to believe this. No really, you are not. I mean I know I said it last time I called, but really, you better sit down because wellâ€¦ you are just not going to believe it. I cannot even tell youâ€¦ and it was on and on like this for weeks. It has been ridiculously exciting and crampingly terrifying all in the same moment. Really all of these people are wonderful and I know that when we finally meet there are just going to be embarrassing moments. I see lots and lots of gushing. Don’t you?
â€œIf you build it they will comeâ€, this has been our mantra. Quite a leap of faith and an apt description of how this feels from the inside out.
I really liked The Field of Dreams when I first saw it, but now it speaks to me in volumes. Every step from walking into the Oregon Convention Center to this stunning list of teachers, to the close to 8,000 on the mailing list, to what is next in building this sock knitting vessel, cradling this dream.
Building a dream at this point I would like to take a moment to thank our sponsors for helping us make this be all we want it to be.
Simply Sock Yarns, WEBS, http://www.skacelknitting.com/, Southwest Trading Company, The Fold, Abundant Yarn and Dyeworks and The Loopy Ewe.
You have our dyed in the wool gratitude, in my opinion way better than undyed gratitude.
As you read this list of talented knitting, spinning, crocheting, writing, designing teachers you will get a taste of what this has been like.
In my very fertile imagination there are many conversations that play out today something ike the ones Steph and I had. The ones that start with you are soâ€¦ not going to believe this. Do you see who will be teaching at the summit?
We are thrilled, humbled, honored and honestly staggered to host this wealth of knit knowledge.
For detailed teacher bios go here; http://www.socksummit.com and here; http://www.yarnharlot.ca
Here they are in all of their knitted glory.
Judith MacKenzie McCuin
Amy R Singer
See… isn’t it wonderful!
On the website if you click on the teachers names you get their bios.
Classes and Descriptions and Pricing to follow soon.