Orcas Island in the pacific northwest + gorgeous Blue Moon yarns + Stephanie Pearl-McPhee + Cat Bordhi + Cookie A. + J.C. Briar + one depraved dyer, four madcap Sockateers + almost 80 amazing, funny, creative knitters + monkeys and puppets = one helluva good time!! Yes, sock camp. Camp Crow's Feet was hosted by Blue Moon Fiber Arts. I spent five days there. I arrived, along with my half done Mystic Sea sock from last year's camp, on the ferry.
We had to do some homework before we got there. Our assignment was to create a toilet roll cover. Mine is a socktopus.
The pattern for the Funky Sock Monkeys was conceived and written by Cockeyed the Sockateer. She looks a little crazy in this picture, but what do you expect after giving birth to this many monkeys?
Sock camp was even more fun than last year. I got to hang out and knit with lots of interesting, intelligent, creative, funny (very, very funny) women and man. I learned a lot in the classes, from the teachers as well as my fellow students (Rooks Rock!). I competed in the second annual Underwater Knitting Olympics (I am one of the top 10 in the world) -- sorry, no cameras were allowed. I witnessed knitting-while-dancing and a yodelling knitter. My abs are much stronger from all the laughing. And my stash has been well enhanced. I may recover sometime soon.