January Minutes

This Month’s A lot of topics were covered during this meeting… Thank you all for your participation. Our UFO winner for most completed project was Su Fennern and Patty Scruggs for most goals completed. Next year we will have a winner for the oldest UFO completed.

Clara reported that the retreat is currently full with one person on the wait list.

Volunteers wanted: Sarah Keller, Owner of Knot Another Hat yarn shop (Hood River, OR) and the organizer of the annual Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival held in The Dalles, OR is working to have an event in Silverton at the Oregon Gardens in April of 2018. If you want to volunteer please contact sarah@knotanotherfiberfestival.com.

January/February Patterns:
Bankhead hat by Susie Gorlay https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bankhead
Communication Breakdown Cowl by Casey Day-Crosier https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/communication-breakdown

Show and Tell:
Baby Sweater/slippers Monique Rae Woman’s Loafers slippers
Lilac Trails Vest Sweater for Grandchild
Sweater – Argentina Wools Grey shawl (Jimmy Bean)
Vent shawl Cable scarf
Sweater – Impeccable Loops & Threads Leaf Mitts
Wool Slippers Shiri Cowl
Debut shawl on Raverly (sock yarn) Sock Head Cowl (dream in color cashmire)
Baby Bunny with bunny butts Knit in thread cap
Fingerless Mitts in Fair Isle (use scraps) Natural Wool Blanket

Next Month – JC Briar – Brioche class – Bring smooth, plain, worsted-weight yarn in two co US 7 needles for working in rounds – (set of dpns, a pair of circulars, or a one long “magic loop” circular)
Stitch marker to mark the beginning of rounds
Crochet hook, roughly size G

Snacks – Ginny Floyd and Karen Lemon

Setup/Cleanup Volunteers –Nancy Campion (setup) Janet Bulb (clean up)

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 FEB. 10
ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

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December Minutes

This Month’s The party was a great success. Thank you all for participating. We had a visitor – Patty Scrugg’s daughter.

Clara reported that the retreat is currently full with one person on the wait list.

Volunteers wanted: Sarah Keller, Owner of Knot Another Hat yarn shop (Hood River, OR) and the organizer of the annual Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival held in The Dalles, OR is working to have an event in Silverton at the Oregon Gardens in April of 2018. The Guild has been contacted to see if members might be interested in volunteering at the event. Additional information will be provided after the first of year.

December Patterns:
Christmas Candy Hat https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/christmas-candy-hat
December Mittens https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/december-mittens

Show and Tell:
Hand dyed yarn made with food coloring Knit Picks bare Swish Yarn, wrist warmers And a list of many Christmas gifts
Several Pairs of socks and slippers
Modified Gansey Sweater for great fit
Debut Shawl
Gloves for Christmas gift
Craftvent Mystery Knit Along (Jimmy Beans)
Tiered plant hanger kit from Darn Good Yarns $10 monthly subscription (kit included knitted
And crochet pattern, skein of recycled yarn, set of DPNs, and a crochet hook
Crochet Gingerbread hats
Honeycomb Shawl
Colorful twiiddlemitt forfiidgety kids in a classroom
Sock experiment attempting to put the purl stitches on the public side to make them more comfortable
Side-to-side vest
Beginning of a Little Red Riding Hood Topsy-Turvu doll
Crocheted slugs for a “Toys for CASA” Event along witth some photos of other toys, including Trolls and dust bunnies
Slippers using grandmother’s handdwriitten pattern on the back side of an envelope
Lace shawl with turquoise beads and a Turquoise magnetic shawl pin

Next Month – Guild Business

Snacks – Sue Tyvoll and Patty Scruggs

Setup/Cleanup Volunteers –Sue Tyvoll (if anyone else is available it would be nice to have some helping hands.

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 – Jan. 13
ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

February Program

February 10
Brioche class with JC Briar!!
Two hours is a little short for a brioche class but JC accepted the challenge! During the class we’ll make a small item, such as wristers or a coffee-cup holder. She will also provide instructions for a full cowl in the class handouts.
Each class participant will need the following supplies:

smooth, plain, worsted-weight yarn in two colors
size US 7 (4.5mm) needles for working in small rounds (a set of dpns, a pair of circulars, or one long “Magic Loop” circular)
stitch marker to mark the beginning of rounds
crochet hook roughly size G

November Minutes

This Month’s Thank you Michelle Powell for sharing your story and yu=our magnetic closures. A couple of patterns that Michelle shared were Optical Delusion https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/optical-delusion-conflagration and Pinncha shawl
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pincha-shawl

Mary Mocklin agreed to take on the monthly knitting patterns, but they will be every other month instead of monthly.

November patterns:
Crocket Flower – https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/novembers-flower-chrysanthemum
Candy Corrn Hat https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/candy-corn-hat
Candy corn fingerless gloves https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/candy-corn-fingerless-gloves Autumn Shawl https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/autumn-leaves-small-triangular-shawl-baktus

Show and Tell:
Erin Lanee bags – Debut pattern Cable Hat and Shawl with cables
Dean’s blanket Hilo Tube (ravelry)
Vertical sweater Beanie
Cowl Easy knit blanket sweater
Tree of life (knit Picks) Arm warmers
Reyna Shawl (Ravelry) Plumage Shawl – Ravelry
Ombre Knits book – blue birch Hitch Hiker Ravelry
Winter Sea shawl Slippers – folk knit
Test Knit sweater – cascade locks Fingerless gloves with pockets Sweet Transitions
Nae Lykke Crafts
Dark side of the moon shawl
Just a note – Jenjoyce a Ravelry designer lost her home in the California fires. If you like her patterns, it might be a good time to buy them.

Next Month – Holiday Potluck
Holiday Skein Swap!
Give a Skein – Get a Skein!
We’re having a white elephant style skein exchange at our December potluck. If you’d like to participate, dip into your yarn stash and select a skein of yarn to exchange. Slip it into a brown paper bag and bring it to our December meeting. The value of the skein should be between $10 and $20.

Setup/Cleanup Volunteers –Teresa Furnish (if anyone else is available it would be nice to have some helping hands.

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 – DEC. 9
ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

October Minutes

This Month’s Thank you Bobbie Dolp for sharing your wealth of information on steeking and for sharing your amazing knitting.

OFF – Clara shared that the Twiddle Mitts due a lot of attention and that people were very interested in them and how they are used. Thank you Clara for doing a wonderful job in representing our guild and thanks to all who helped Clara out by spending a few hours or more of your day to help represent the guild.

Clara also reported that there are only a couple of spots open for the retreat and if you are interested you need to contact her before October 31.

October patterns:
Crochet Flower – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/octobers-flower-calendula-marigold
Knee Bats http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knee-bats
October Hat and cowl https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/october-hat-and-cowl

Show and Tell:
Snow Angel Shawl by Boo Knits Test Shawl
Birds of a Feather Andrea Mowry Guitar hat
Star gazer Mitts Headlands Beannie by Galzanne Knits
Garter Frenzy by Galzanne Knits Scrap hats for shelters
Solar Eclipse from yarn crawl Troll Hat
Entrelac Hat Vest – Knit in Style Mag. 2007
Tree of life socks- Knit picks Dragon Fellows
Going Home hat Eyelet Shawl – Library book
Shawl with armholes Baby SweaterS
Star Showers Fingerless mitts
Xmas Stockings Light as a feather
Color works hat and matching socks Hats
Vests by Coco Knits

Next Month – Michelle Powell Magnetic Closures

November Snacks – Ginny Floyd, Nancy Campion
Setup/Cleanup Vollunteers – Marsha Graciosa and Marcia Smith

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 – NOV. 11
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

September Minutes

This Month’s Once again our membership stepped up and shared their knowledge and did an excellent job. Thank you Nita, Teresa, Patty and Kathy for teaching us some new cast on techniques. Information on these techniques were sent separately.

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.

September patterns:
September 15 is national make a hat day or felted hat day http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/felted-hat-9
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mini-felted-fascinator-hats

Show and Tell:
Top this hat First place at state fair baby hat
Scarf, hat and band with Moss Stitch 1st place at state fair socks
Socks made from yarn crawl purchase Otis Scarfette from dyed retreat yarn
Socks with self striping yarn Snow Angel Shawl by Boo knits w/Oregon beads
Socks with provisional cast on Ascot with fisherman rib
Seahawk hat Vest – Knit in Style Mag. 2007
Knitting Pure & Simple Sweater Baby Blanket
Gloves Sock with life lines
Helga’s coat Socks
The biased eyelet stole – Interweave Scarf from yarn crawl prize yarn

Next Month – Steeking

October Snacks – Sue Munson and Anjie Zimmerman

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 – OCT. 14
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

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