November Minutes

This Month’s Pat Pennock taught us how to use two colors. It was an excellent lesson and for some of us the encouragement to attempt Fair Isle knitting. Pat’s favorite books are: The Knitter’s handy book of sweater patterns – Ann Budd;
Knitting from the Top – Barbara G. Walker; Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified – Ann Bourgeois and Eugene Bourgeois; Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting; The Celtic Collection – Alice Starmore.

Salem has been voted to be added to the Millstream Knitting Guild name.

Show and tell patterns:
Sea Shell lace pattern – Ravelry
Brocade Sock – Craftsy
Pokiha Shawl – Ravelry
The Amazing Hat
Rocket Ship – Sleep Snuggle Sacks – Yarn Inspiration
Knit Night – Ravelry
The Doodler –Ravelry
Celtic Ankle Warmers – Ravelry
Taj Rectangle Shawl – Ravelry – as a kit only
Interlace Scarf – Galzanne Knits – Ravelry

Next Month – Karen Huntzinger will show us how to darn our knitted items. Supplies for the meeting are: a 4 inch square of knitted fabric, any size yarn is okay. More of the yarn used to make the square and a sharp point needle that fits the yarn. Helga will also be showing her challenge coat and a couple of her other items will be on display.

Charity for 2016 – The 50+ club, is looking for hats, scarves and mittens. Father 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

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