4 July 2009

There I was!

There I was on my normal walk round by the river yesterday when something occurred to me that things were not as usual!!!! Yup, I'd actually got my eyes open!!!

It could've been to do with several (probably 50 or more) narrow boats which were moored on the river bank. Normally there are about half a dozen plus the chain ferry and that's all.

It turned out that there's a boat gathering in the town this weekend.

Anyway there were tents and shows and music going on and as I wandered along I saw a tent full of people tying knots!!! They were members of the International Guild of Knot Tyers.

Well you can imagine. Me? Knots? I was there in a blink of an eye!! This is what I made!

During our natter I asked if anybody knew Lily Qualls Morales (USA and a famous knot tyer and tatter) and several people had met her too. WHAT a small world!!!

9 comments:

  1. What a cool dragonfly! How big is he?

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  2. 7 1/2" from his nose to his tail!!!!

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  3. That was neat. It was an interesting site to go to.
    Thanks
    Elizabeth

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  4. What a fun, serendipitous moment!

    I have really enjoyed meeting Lily Morales the 2 times I've met her. Nice lady. She's my tatting "enabler", LOL!

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  5. Oh, how cool is that?! Talk about being in the right place at the right time!

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  6. OOoh what fun! I have met Lily too! (I think the world just got smaller...) hee hee

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  7. How neat is that. I think it is just great that you got to make something that neat.

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  8. Very cool! It looks great!

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  9. What a cute idea! Are you planning to learn and make more?

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