Eazy C chilled out on the futon before we left:
In the registration area, I ran into the first person I knew - Melissa Leapman (she of The Project That Ate My Life) - and this year, she recognized me, LOL.
Market preview was great. I will definitely plan to do this in future years; it's so much better when the market isn't all crazy crowded!
My plan for Thursday night was to use it as my "scoping out" night, but not buy anything. I ended up buying two skeins of yarn from Pico Accuardi Dyeworks that were in a "$5 Each, Preview Night Only" bin. They were yarns where the color didn't come out quite how they wanted, they decided not to use that yarn base, etc. 100 grams of worsted-weight alpaca for $10 + change? SURE THING! Innit purty?
As I was shopping, I ran into a cute young woman with hot pink hair. Hmmm...hot pink hair? I asked her, "Are you Jasmin?" Yupp, Jasmin from The Knitmore Girls podcast. We had a lovely chat, and I was able to
After market, Chrispy & I had dinner in the Hyatt bar w/two of her Harry Potter pals from Ravelry. As it happens, we were just behind the table where the Ravelry gang and Cookie A. were, which was kinda cool. Afterwards, we hit the Ravelry meetup. I should have taken some pictures, but I didn't. Oh, well.