TNNA 2017 – In pictures

Whew! We’re back home after another exciting trip to the Summer TNNA show in Columbus, Ohio. TNNA is one of the largest industry trade shows of the year where retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, publishers, and designers all come together to show and discover new products, designs, trends, and techniques.  We were on our usual mission to bring the latest and greatest on the knit, crochet, and fiber scene back to Espace Tricot – and I think we were successful! We had such an amazing time reconnecting with old friends in the industry and making many new ones and had great fun spending money on Fall orders (how could we not?!). It was especially nice (and unbelievably helpful) to have Francoise and Amalia along for the ride.  Some fabulous new stuff will be making its way into the shop for the Fall and we can’t wait to share it with you all! In the meantime, here’s a visual summary of our trip in photos – from airport terminal and back again. Needless to say, there are so many pictures we missed taking, of wonderful people and beautiful products, but isn’t that always the way? In any case, these will hopefully give you a sense of the positive energy, camaraderie, and mutual support that are so much a part of this annual event.


–  Melissa


22 thoughts on “TNNA 2017 – In pictures

  1. Lydia Long says:

    OMG!! Those buttons!!!! OMG!!! The colours! How do you choose?? FABulous pictures! Looks like you all had a blast! Thanks for sharing❤️

  2. Renee Vallieres says:

    Every thing looks wonderful , but the black and white sweater Lisa is wearing is amazing ,what pattern is that !

    • espacetricot says:

      Hello Renee,

      The sweater Lisa is wearing is Oraefi by Lopi
      Pattern #14 in Lopi Book 36 from Lopi.
      Colours used are # 5 Black Heather & #51 White

      This might become a store sample…in any case, if you are interested in knitting it, we can order the yarn and book for you! Let us know…


  3. Bob thouin says:

    Thanks for the virtual trip. Very impressive community. What a very creative industry – looks like the business owners really know how to present their goods with artistic talent and colour coodination. Thanks again for sharing.

  4. Jonatha Foli says:

    fantastic. thanks for sharing tnna. what is the pattern for the color block shawl in the picture just before your bread and meat platter? thanks!

  5. rachel says:

    Take me with you next year please. My daughter lives in Columbus. Will pay my own way.
    Thanks for sharing your pictures.

  6. candorland says:

    You made me feel like I was there. Used to attend as a Yarn Shop employee and designer.
    Miss the show and the camaraderie.

  7. Deborah Gudger says:

    What a great TNNA! Thanks for sharing the photos-I’m hoping ALL of the items in the photos make their way onto the podcast and into the shop! I have a rush of ‘must have all the things’ right now…especially the Alpaca wet/dry bag! Swoon

    • espacetricot says:

      Hello Deborah,

      Thanks for letting us know – some of the items will be in store for sure! We will keep our customers posted, as always. {See what I did there? ;-)}


  8. Jonatha Foli says:

    thanks for sharing tnna. what is the pattern for the color block shawl in the picture just before your bread and meat platter? thanks!

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