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Yarn Swap and Knitter’s Bingo

Yarn Swap and Knitter’s Bingo

Knitter’s Bingo?? Yup – it was lots of fun! It took some sleuthing to find other members to meet the requirements on the card. Who’s been on a knitting cruise? Won a ribbon for her knitting? Pet a sheep? Now we know! It was fun to exchange info with other members and find out a little bit about them and their knitting interests. All this bingo sleuthing took place as we were also perusing and bidding silent-auction-style on piles of…

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Stacey Serafin’s Tips for Using Hand Dyed Yarn

Stacey Serafin’s Tips for Using Hand Dyed Yarn

  We had an interesting and informative presentation on using hand dyed yarns by Stacey Serafin at our March meeting. As all dyers do, she makes many decisions during the dyeing process and she shared with us how those decisions can affect the finished item made with a particular yarn.     Pooling can be a nemesis in many projects. Many of us have been mystified as to why some yarns tend to pool and others don’t. Stacey showed us…

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2017 – Year of Color

2017 – Year of Color

Our theme of the year for 2017 is color – in any form. There does have to be more than one in the project but it doesn’t have to be fancy – basic stripes are fine. For those who want to be a bit more adventurous there are lots of techniques to try. Think stranded colorwork, intarsia, and mosaic. Using multiple colors in helix knitting (go look it up – it’s cool!), twined knitting, shadow knitting, double knitting, modular knitting, or entrelac can…

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Beautiful Neckwear and Delicious Food

Beautiful Neckwear and Delicious Food

Our January meeting included our rescheduled holiday potluck, neckwear show and tell for the 2016 theme of the year, People’s Choice Award voting for neckwear prizes, and drawings for both the Brooklyn Tweed tour and prizes for membership renewals. Busy, delicious, and fun! The 2017 board has taken over and there are lots of great programs coming this year. See the Meetings page for the list.