Team Crunchy Green got off to a start today with a kickoff potluck, hosted by Helen (BlueDragon on Ravelry), her using a spindle while the glue dries on her broken flyer.
Katie works another spindle, while Baby Ellie eats a project bag -- well, that's one way to introduce her to the craft:
Non-spinners gather around the knitting table and knit, play Words with Friends, or just enjoy the sunshine and good food.
Alyssa and Duke provided canine company:
And so did Oscar:
While Ellie entertained everyone with her amazing squee-ness:
Helen's friend Steve brought over his custom-made motor-tricycle. His faithful standard poodle, Buddy, rides in the back with his own safety harness:
Today's progress: about an ounce of the alpaca spun fine. I may add some more this evening.