it takes so many people to pull off this kind of a thing.
like claudine who brought extra waters in the morning
and saved me from insanity
with her eagle eye
when i misplaced a small knit accessory
(for the third time) just as it was time for that particular piece’s close-up.
like kim with her cheery smile and boundless energy for getting
whatever needed done, done right
to hold things like the photographer’s light diffuser
and who had her mind’s eye focused on final layout
on a day when i could barely see the nose in front of my face.
and like susan, whose skill at funneling the creative energy in the room
into useful forward motion throughout the day
(among other skills too numerous to list here)
is unparalleled in my experience.
behind the scenes is a fascinating place to learn.
it felt like i crammed for a final,
pulled an all nighter,
and then celebrated the victory,
all between the hours of 8am to 5pm. what a fabulous ride!
(this post is part of an ongoing series,
chronicling my collaboration with classic elite yarns on