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Twist Out & About: Rhinebeck

Once upon an October, Julia and Irene went to Rhinebeck for the New York Sheep and Wool Festival to hand out buttons and maybe see a Twist sweater or two in the wild. Neither of us were prepared to see quite as many as we did, so it was thrilling day for us. Here are a few.


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RavelryJess and RavelrySarah in original Twist sweaters Vaila and Vivian.  Now these I did expect to spot because Jess had graciously agreed to sport Vaila for us because she hadn't managed to finish her own Rhinebeck sweater in time for the weekend.  I brought Ysolda's original Vivian along to return it to her, and the chilly forecast inspired Texan in Sarah to add another layer.  I have a much better picture of Sarah in the next post.  She's much cuter than this, I assure you.


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DianeInOz and KellyR (who knit both sweaters; it the was the kind of weather that inspired such sharing) in Vivian and Cottage Garden (I especially love that color combination).


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Ebcahavoc's Wisteria. It's not short sleeved, she has her coat pulled off her shoulders so I coul take a picture. Becca: Update your ravelry photos, girl! Show off those wonderful FO's!


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Somebunnylove Kim's Vivian, knit as a duster, closed with a shawl pin.


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A much talked about Sylvi by SeaandMe Kate. Everywhere I went in my own gray one, people asked if I had seen this one too.  It wasn't until we stood in line for about an hour for Artichokes French that I finally saw her.



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Yet another great Vivian by Habsgirl Sarah.  I was beginning to think perhaps Vivian was the Rhinebeck sweater this year, each of them unique and lovely on their knitters. I had little idea it was so adaptable, with zippers, buttons, hood or collars. I did a little dance for Ysolda.



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ZimbleK Karen's wonderful Heroine .  It was the day for warm sweaters, and she looked cozy.


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And Spindlbratt (aka Twist contributor Margaret Atkinson) in Jaali. Margret was intent on her lunch, so the photo was not as flattering perhaps as I would have liked, but she let me take one anyway.  On Sunday, she was wearing a beautiful Audrey that she knit in indigo colored Cotton Comfort that look like velvet, but I didn't get a photo (sorry). Thanks so much, Margaret!


More Rhinebeck to come.  Stay tuned.