My knit group, the Monroe Bitch and Bitch knitting group, went on an excursion last year (train trip to Portland to visit, what else, yarn shops). I realized I never gave a trip report. So, here you have it - pictures worth much more than words
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View from inside the train at dawn
Lots of time to knit on the way down, work in progress
No shortage of inspiration at Portland Knitting Stores within walking distance of the train station.
Knit Knot Studio, Portland, Oregon
Knit Purl, Portland, Oregon
Habu Textiles Scarf
And, it's always good to know where you are (lunch)
Everyone could use a little therapy:
Walking around the Pearl District:
As the beautiful Winter day closes, we make our way to Dublin Bay Knitting:
Dublin Bay Knitting Store, Portland, Oregon
We head to the train station at night fall. When we are all re-assembled we view the stash.
It was so much fun, we are going to do it again. Let me know if you are interested in joining us for our 2nd annual all-day knit trip to Portland in January.