Recipe for More Fun (than you ever thought possible)

Non-knitters, and loved ones of knitters, take note:
Here's how you can make your Knitter inordinately happy. 

Start with:

10 (ten) crazy knitters and add:
1 (one) vehicle large enough to tow them, their projects, and all their clobber to a fabulous vacation destination.

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Allow to marinate for a few hours' drive.
Midway through the marinating process, add a large lunch:

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[Wacky German theme optional, but hard to avoid during Oktober.]
For more flavoring and seasoning, have one of your knitters tackle both a Caesar salad the size of her head AND a hamburger. Hilarity ensues. Trust me.
(Miss T, ya did us proud!)

Stir liberally.
[And boy, was our scenery stirring, what with all the fall colors and rushing rivers... and we even discovered where flocked Christmas trees come from: from Flocked Tree Farms like this one!

 
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See 'em up there? Already flocked and ready to be cut! Amazing.]

If possible, try to ensure that at least one knitter has a birthday:

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(Great cake! And the sweater is fabulous, too!)

As your knitters are steeping in the relaxed atmosphere, bring to a simmer with facials:

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Before serving back to daily life, finish off with a few FOs: 

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Miss K's beautiful sweater, only a decade in the making! Yippee!

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Miss K. got a resounding 'knitters' salute' (applaud with your needle tips, girls) for this one. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss A. finished up a great wee hat for some lucky baby:

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 And so we bid adieu to Sleeping Lady and our first annual Fall Retreat for the Sisterhood of the Travelling Needles.

Think we'll do it again next year?

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You betcha. Lather, rinse, repeat.