Rhinebeck Rhinebeck Rhinebeck. That’s all anyone who’s into yarn is talking about this week. What to wear to Rhinebeck. What to pack for Rhinebeck. How to play interactive bingo at Rhinebeck. And, most importantly, what project to bring to Rhinebeck. It’s been a dilemma for many a knitter.
Well, I have a dilemma, too. I’m not going to Rhinebeck… huh? No no, that’s not the actual dilemma… I mean, it is a dilemma, because I really would’ve loved to go, but that’s not what I was getting at… what? What other dilemma is there this week, you ask? Well if you’d let me finish, I’ll tell you. Shush.
I’m not going to Rhinebeck because I’m going to NYC for the day with my daughter. We’ll mostly be doing stuff she loves, like going to the American Girl Place,
going to Times Square to watch the billboards,
going to a museum,
and all the while, enjoying the culinary delicacies that NYC has to offer.
Doesn’t sound like much of a dilemma, does it? Turns out that I have the same problem that many of those Rhinebeckers have, something that I’ve been spending a lot of time pondering but not making much headway: what knitting project to bring on the trip? So I’ll ask you, my loyal readers, for help on what I should bring. Check out the poll in the sidebar… let’s have a little fun with this.
For a 1-day excursion, in which you’ll be pounding the pavement part of the time, and sitting on a bus part of the time, would you bring your current WIP,
yarn to start another pair of socks for yourself,
or yarn to start another pair of socks for your child?
Majority wins, but I’d love to read your opinions, too. Feel free to leave comments. What is the best kind of knitting to bring on a trip?