I met al lot of kitting ladies, we had lovely chats about wool and patterns. Jan, the famous Belgian knitter came all the way from Hasselt (that's 2 hours on the train !) to sit and knit with us.
I feared it would rain, but there was even a bit of sunshine.
The kiosk is a very nice spot to sit, surrounded by greens.
Helen was there, and Barbara, 2 skilled knitters. And Ronald was there too, a creative spirit who wants to learn how to knit. He started with 10 stiches, and suddenly there were 15 stiches on his needle.
My sister came all the way from Roeselare by train, she brought her friend Trees along. Trees is the lady who organises the coach trip to Paris for the 'L'Aiguille en fête' fair.
My friend Amandine from Bruges was there too, she knits on the train to and from her work everyday.
Karin was there too, and Monique, and Chris, and Caroline, and Ann who can crochet amazing flowers. Tiny and her daughters were knitting and smiling and playing.
And sweet Rebecca - my co-organiser for the day - was there too, she brought along some extra chairs, and we needed them.
Her 2 daughters were proud to be part of the group. Emily is a very good knitter for her age !
|We were proud to have Jan there too.|
|at 2 o'clock there were already a lot of knitters busy|
|look, I can crochet !|
|Joëlle knitting and Emily showing her headband|
|I knitted my headband myself !|
|helping the little ones|
|Dad is proud !|
|Ronald's second lesson in knitting : count your stiches !|
|Will it rain ? Or not ?|
|My colleagues from school stopped by.|
|Admiring Barbara's Baktus 'spéciale'|
|she made 2 scarfs in these gorgeous colours|
|This generation women have knitted all their life !|
|a lot of passers-by stopped to talk to us|
|even the little ones had fun|
|teaching crochet to eachother|
|a proud mum and 2 lovely girls|
|and here comes the sun|
|Carine is a knitting - teacher in Oostende|
|Aren't we lovely ?|
At the end of the day we had a visit from 2 journalists. They asked us a lot of questions and took pictures and we were mentionned in 2 national newspapers today. I am soooo proud !