Brough Bay Knit in Public Day
Caithness weather sent us into the cozy arms of the lighthouse store in Brough Bay, where our merry band of knitters talked and stitched and enjoyed a visit from gansey man (www.ganseys.com) with a dozen hand knit ganseys to inspire us!
Those not in the know thought World Wide Knit in Public Day was a wind up--for American readers, that means a joke. But according to the official accounting of the WWKIPers, there were 882 events on the day in 56 countries. Thus, we were e pluribus unum, which is a fancy way of saying we were one among many. And the only event of its kind in all of Caithness!
It was--as always, when a group oif knitters get together and blether and knit-- a good time. And a catalyst for good will.
Even non knitters joined in the fun--photographer, coffee maker, hostess in absentia. Now if only we could figure out how to get knitting needles into the seal's flippers...