August Minutes

This Month’s Thanks to Gail Smith of Windsor Farm Rabbitry, Silverton Oregon for sharing her time and knowledge and wonderful yarns with us. Thanks also to Nona Finch for her help, Be sure to stop by and say hi if you are at Off (Oregon Flock and Fiber) next month.

OFF – Please contact Clara Stoner cstoner61@gmail.com or Mary Stoner chaiyoda@msn.com if you want to participate in the fun on Saturday Sept. 23 or Sunday Sept. 24.

Yarn Crawl: We had a total of 12 participatants, Our winners were Marsha Graciosa, Nita Porter, Terry Sevold, Joyce Arthur, Janet Bubl, Teresa Furnish, Kathy Goebel, Sally Gwynn, Terri Brown, Patti Locicero. Su Fennern and Kathy Howald were also winners but elected not to participate as prize winners.

August patterns :
Eclipse by Jacquelyn Ridgy http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/eclipse-4 Lunar Eclipse by Heather Davis http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lunar-eclipse

Show and Tell:
Quilted Lattice Ascot Fingerless gloves from sock yarn
Falling Leaves Cardigan
Waverly Lace Poncho Eclipse Shawl from Apples to Oranges
Leaves on a Vine from Tangled Purls
London’s Calling from Spinners Barn (Ravelry)
Light as a feather Oregon Sunstone beads on finterless mitts

Next Month – Cast on techniques, – Nita Porter, Teresa Furnish, Patty Scruggs, and Kathy Holt. Bring scraps of worsted weight yarn, knitting needles and G or H crochet hooks.

September Snacks – Kathy Howald and Patti Locicero

The Twiddlemuff/Mitts are on our website under charities.
Taffee House can use anything for babies, youths, adults, and elderly. Acrylic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization.
NEXT MEETING IS – SEPT. 9
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

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June Minutes

This Month’s We have an amazing wealth of information and wonderful willing to share their knowledge as evidenced with our presenter Terry Sevold. Terry gave us an abundance of information of knitting socks and shared her experience with so many of the techniques. Thanks Terry.

August 1 is the deadline to enter items in the State Fair. Still looking for volunteers to help with intakes, clerks, and display. Looking for people who are willing to come in and share their skills in knitting, crocheting, needlework of any kind. Contact Joyce Arthur at jobnboyce@yahoo.com to sign up. Need items for yarn bombing.

OFF – Clara and Mary shared they will have a sign-up sheet for Saturday and/or Sunday at the next meeting. There will be a 1 hour demonstration scheduled for each day. Bring your mitts and any items for donations to any meeting.

June Patterns – beaded wedding purse http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/beaded-wedding-purse summer socks http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/summer-sock

Show and Tell:
Just be you by Boo Knits Slouchy Hats – Celebrity slouchy beanies
Erin Lane Bags Needlework –ehrmantapestry.com
Socks and Monmouth Shawl Light it Up
Moonshine Neck Wrap Christmas stocking
Garter Scarf Celtic knot looped scarf
Shrug and socks Crochet peacock
Filtered bag – coin purse Shawlette – silky wool
Ring bearer pillow

Next Month – Pot Luck at Donna Reed’s at 11 am.

The Twiddlemuff/Mitts are on our website under charities.
Taffee House can use anything for babies, youths, adults, and elderly. Acrylic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization. Hats for Roberts Alternative School.
NEXT MEETING IS – July 8
AT DONNA REED – POTLUCK
11 AM

May Minutes

This Month’s Apparently, we have a fantastic presenter in Teresa Furnish who gave an excellent, very informative and interesting presention about Ravelry. Thank you Teresa for a job well done

August 1 is the deadline to enter items in the State Fair. Still looking for volunteers for intake on August 11 & 12, Clerks for the judges August 14 and display people on August 15. Contact Joyce Arthur at jobnboyce@yahoo.com to sign up. Need items for yarn bombing.

Knit in Public Day – June 10 at the Heritage Center – Mission Mill 10am-4pm.

OFF – Clara and Mary shared they will have a sign-up sheet for Saturday and Sunday at June meeting. There will be a 1 hour demonstration scheduled for each day. Bring your mitts and any items for donations to any meeting.

May patterns Flower Scarf by Robyn Diliberto and Cabled Rangoli Hat by desi knitter .
Show and Tell:
Miss Grace shawl Hats for Roberts School/Twiddle Mitt
Traveling Rib Hat Wonder Shawl by Sharon McGuire
Loopin Lace Sox-Fiber Trends
Quite Simply scarves Letterman’s Sweater
Christmas stocking Lace and Bead shawl (900 beads & Ferocious fibers
Shawl Road to China life
Toe up sock with hybrid heel and kindness shawl from knitted witts

Next Month – Terry Sevold will give us highlights of toe up socks and where to go online to get info on how tos.

June Snacks – Kathy Goebel and Janet Bubl..

The Twiddlemuff/Mitts are on our website under charities.
Taffee House can use anything for babies, youths, adults, and elderly. Acrylic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization. Hats for Roberts Alternative School.
NEXT MEETING IS – June 10
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY – JUNE 10

Teaselwick Wools and Willamette Heritage Center is hosting
Knit in Public Day
When: Saturday, June 10, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: 1313 Mill Street, Salem, Oregon
What to Bring: Any knitting, crocheting, spinning or other fiber arts project to work on.
Come meet new friends, visit the museum grounds, and shop in a wonderful yarn shop.
There is sure to be sharing of ideas and much laughter.
This is a free event, make plans now to come and join in with members of the Salem Millstream Knitting Guild.

April Minutes

This Month’s Thanks to Darlene Chambers for sharing her knowledge and wares on her Pygora goats.

State Fair – Consider making an entry. Contact Joyce Arthur if you are interested in being a clerk for a day, or participating in the demonstration of your skills. Clerks help the judges on August 14 for several hours if you have an entry let Joyce know what category. Yarn bombing will also happen at the fair this year. If you would like to participate and use some of your scraps by making small thing like a rectangle or have something you no longer want, please give all items to Joyce Arthur.

April patterns – Both are free on Ravelry. Celtic knot scarf by Pink and White Bunny Hat by Lill Foley and Stripy Spring Shawl

Show and Tell:
Several Twiddle Mitts First Pullover Sweater
Christmas Stocking Rose City Knit Along shawl (2015)
Gradient Shawl Best Friends Shawl
Entrelac Shawl Entrechat
Emily Ochers circular cast on – Flower Cardigan
Martha Stewart’s Bowtie scarf
Easter Basketss

Next Month – Teresa Furnish on Ravelry – Tips, hints, functions.

May Snacks – Sandy Galbraith and Joyce Cook.

The Twiddlemuff/Mitts are on our website under charities.

Taffee House can use anything for babies, youths, adults, and elderly. Acrylic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization. Hats for Roberts Alternative School.
NEXT MEETING IS – MAY 13
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

March Minutes

This Month’s Thanks to Wendy Hanson for taking the time to share her wonderful, funny and informative stories of her 400 children (ok sheep and for bringing her beautiful yarn.

Please consider making and submitting something to the State Fair. Form/Instructions are on the State Fair website

March patterns – Both are free on Ravelry. Celtic knot scarf by Sylovie Beez
And Celtic knot looped scarf by Patricia Everett.

Show and Tell:
Knitters DNA shawl First two color hat
4 leaf clovers Baby hat
Classic cowl Stuyvesant Town Poncho
Brickless Shawl Twiddle Dee and Twiddle Dumb
Cable Boot Cuffs Lace Tablecloth
Speculation First Fair Isle Hat

Next Month – Darlene Chambers from Peppermint Pastures.
April Snacks – Nita Porter and Su Fennern

The Twiddlemuff/Mitts are on our website under charities.

Taffee House can use anything for babies, youths, adults, and elderly. Acrylic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization.

NEXT MEETING IS – APRIL 8
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

February 2017 Minutes

This Month’s Thanks to Joyce Arthur for facilitating our meeting on tips, hints, websites and tools. What a wealth of information we have and are willing to share. Think there is more, I do and if you want to share it send it to me and I will add it. This information is now on our website.

We are taking on making Twiddlemuffs/Mitts for dementia patients. Patterns are on our website.

Show and Tell:
BonBon – Ravelry
That Easy Guernsey Hat – Ravelry Several of these were made.
Speculation – Ravelry – lace tablecloth
Pillow Cover – Kit from Retreat
Barley Hat – Tincanknits – Ravelry
Over the top boot cuffs – Ravelry
Infinity Scarf
Baby hats from sock yarn
Twisted – SNITSB – Ravelry
Mini Mochi Shawlette – Ravelry
Hitchhiker – Ravelry
Nordic Vest Pattern
Fox Paw – Ravelry

Next Month – Wendy Hanson will share her knowledge of rare, endangered and lesser known fiber breeds and her yarns.

March Snacks – Donna Reed and Anjie Brown.

Taffee House can use anything for babies, youths, adults, and elderly. Acrylic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization. Any type of stash busters which can be used for arts and crafts for Laura Wagman for use with students

NEXT MEETING IS – MARCH 11