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I’ve recently returned from my trip to The Netherlands where I performed at The National Military Tattoo with the wonderful people of The Dutch Pipes and Drums. My friend, fellow piper, and travel companion, Heather, is joining me today for the first time. Heather is tulip1014 on Ravelry.
Rotterdam Tattoo The Netherlands Military Tattoo
Our long time listeners may remember that I interviewed Pipe Major (Sir) Willie McVean and his wife Jose on Knitting Pipeline on Episode 47 in June 17, 2011.
I will be posting more photos on my personal blog, A Piper Knits, so you can follow me there if you like.
|First time in full dress!|
|At the bus ready to travel to Rotterdam with our hosts, Alfons and Marielle.|
|Willie is tying the plait.|
In this video you see the pipe band emerging from the mist and playing the sets.
We talk about food we enjoyed, such as stroopwafels. I found a place in the U.S. where you can buy them and have them shipped to you. I Love Stroopwafels.
Hyla Brook KAL began September 1 and the ending date is October 15th, maybe until the 17th.
Hyla Brook KAL Ravelry Thread
Tag your projects: hylabrookkal and post a photo of your finished project in the no-chatter FO thread to be eligible for prizes.
First prize will be Quince & Co yarn in the color of your choice, either 2 skeins of Tern or Finch or 3 skeins Chickadee.
NEW KAL Ellison Bay
I mentioned this might happen at the end of October but I am now thinking we need a bit of a break between the two kals. What do you think?
In the Pipeline
The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry.
The Sweetgum Knit Lit Society by Beth Pattillo.
Freaks & Geeks (Available on Netflix Streaming!)
Looking forward to "Arrested Development" Season 4 on Netflix
The Netherlands Playlist (Guilty Pleasure Pop), "Lights" - Ellie Goulding, "Too Close" - Alex Clare, "Hello" - Karmin, "Wide Awake" - Katy Perry, "Primadonna" - Marina and the Diamonds, "Starships" and "Pound the Alarm" - Nicki Minaj, "Good Time" - Owl City, "Home" - Phillip Phillips, Indian Techno: MC Yogi's and Midival Punditz
The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson
Cub Scouts Tiger Cub Handbook
Piper's Journey by Paula Emons-Fuessle in Quince & Co Chickadee Twig. First lace project!
Lexington Waves by Amy Fowler. Fun beaded/knitting necklace gift project.
High Note Low Note
Paula: High Note: Messenger Bag from L.L. Bean. $49.95 with Free shipping.
Envirosax Holds 44 lb—same as the dress uniform.
SecondsEco Store Seconds Eco Store
120D Bent Street
Taos, NM 87571
120D Bent Street
Taos, NM 87571
Low Note: doing an internet search and coming up with false results.
Many thanks to our dear friends in The Dutch Pipes and Drums for all you did to make our stay the piping trip of a lifetime!