March 2019 Minutes

This Month:

Birthdays in March:

Mary Blossom, Ginny Floyd

Welcome New Members and Guests:

Ellen, Colleen, and Barbara

We hope to have them join us again soon!

Guild Business:

Results from the recent survey (Teresa)

Members interested in being on the nominating committee: Cindy Barrick, Kelli Bold, Joyce Cook, Sue Munson, and Marcia Smith

Review of 2019 programs (Teresa)

Website

Our Webmaster, Cindy Barrick has been updating our site and will be adding information about an upcoming Nordic Knitting event. For a list of other events that we’ve heard about, check out the Fiber Events box on our site – https://salemmillstreamknitting.com/.

Beach Retreat

We still have three spots open for the Beach Retreat May 16-19. If you’re interested, get it touch with one of the Board Members.

2019 Charity Knitting

Sue Tyvoll provided an update on the 76 hats donated by our group. They are heading to an orphanage in Kenya, Africa, for children from newborn to three years old. The team leaves the 25th and gets back on April 8. Sue is looking forward to sharing another update with us soon. As she said, “It’s really amazing that we can bless little children in Africa with our knitting skills!”

March Program

Lori Patterson (and Lou) from Abstract Fiber shared their yarn. It’s been a busy year since she purchased the company from Susan!

Show and Tell:

Cup of Tea socks: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/my-cup-of-tea-socks

Waverly Weekend Cowl: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/waverly-weekend-cowl

Seafarer’s Watch Cap: https://seamenschurch.org/christmas-at-sea for this and other related patterns. The group provides a hand-knitted item to mariners at sea for Christmas.

Stillwater Cardigan: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/stillwater-4

Clear View Sweater by Amy Herzog: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/clearview

Workday Scarf: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/workday-scarf

Houndstooth Cowl: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/houndstooth-cowl-2 There are quite a few houndstooth cowl patterns on Ravelry.

Friendship Afghan

Groovy Scarf

Christmas Stockings

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for April 13. Becky Fetterley of Thistle and Hart will be sharing about her hand dyed yarn. Also remember, you can always check out the 2019 Guild Meetings thread on our Ravelry group (https://www.ravelry.com/groups/salem-millstream-knitting-guild) to see what we have scheduled.

NEXT MEETING IS APRIL 13
TERRACE LAKE COMMUNITY CENTER
2120 ROBINS LANE
AT 10 AM

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