It was arranged by a local quilting shop so it was mostly quilters, but the slide show and talk included knitted pieces and knitting anecdotes.
The man is in his early 70s and has held up well. He's arrogant, but not without reason. He was accompanied and assisted by his partner, Brandon Mably - a wonderful designer himself.
The colours, the textures - I'm awash!
Didn't take my books to have them signed, but I should have. Karen, sadly blogless, was there and had one of her pattern books signed by both Kaffe and Brandon. Monica was there, too. We had a little drinkie at the Irish Club after, where I fell off the "Cook from the Cupboard" wagon and bought a vodka + tonic. No regrets.
Here's Karen with Kaffe
and with Brandon
But a highlight of the night - Brandon Mably knitting my Time Thief Watch Cap. I'm shamefully thrilled - 41 years of age and still a star-fucker.