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I went to the Michigan Fiber Festival the other weekend. No, it’s not a festival with booths of Metamucil, Benefiber, Fiber One, etc. It’s a YARN festival! Lots and lots of beautiful yarn – and fluffy stuff (also known as “roving”) from which to make yarn – and animals from which to make fluffy stuff from which to make yarn.

My friend Amy bought two tickets on the Windy City Knitting Guild’s bus. The bus left Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. sharp. I arrived first. The woman in charge asked me if I was a member of the knitting guild, to which I replied “No, but my friend Amy is. She got us two tickets.” The woman suggested I join the knitting guild, to which I replied “I don’t knit.” She looked at me, perplexed. “Why are you going to the fiber festival?” “Oh”, I replied, “I crochet – and I like yarn.”

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