Knit in Public Day!
Milton Ontario is one of the towns that holds a Saturday street market. A section of Main Street is closed to traffic for the morning, and vendors from near and far come to sell their wares. It originally was a venue for local farmers to sell their produce.....but as more and more land is used for housing, the "local" farmer goes far and wide to sell their produce. This morning I bought wild blueberries from Sudbury (about a 5 hour drive from here), and Ontario Peaches from Beamsville -- about 1.5 hours from Milton. So, it may not be so local, but it still is Ontario produce and it's great!
My LYS, Main St. Yarns, had a stand in the market today, to publicize the shop and to promote knitting. A few of us turned up to Knit in Public -- and interest non-knitters in our favourite hobby! That's Carolyn of Main St. Yarns in the black t-shirt, and Vall of Chivallry with her back to us -- you can just see Carol and Jill knitting at the back of the stand.
Here's a shot of the market at about 11:30 -- this is when it is winding down -- it closes at noon. At noon, St. Paul's church strikes the hour with beautiful music, bell music that is. Here's a photo of this gorgeous church.....what's that in the bottom right of the photo...... let's take a closer look -- wow, what a gorgeous old car
-- an Excalibur -- with a baby seat in the front passenger seat!
All in downtown Milton on a Saturday morning!
Happy Knitting -- back to Shetland Escape reporting tomorrow!