PLEASE NOTE THE DATE, LOCATION & TIME CHANGE for this meeting.
Marilee Belanger will be teaching the Italian cast-on and various places where it’s a good one to use. Please bring some scrap yarn and needles of the appropriate size to use for this cast-on. There is no homework.
Not Your Everyday Cast-on – Come join us for an exploration of 3 useful, Not Your Everyday, cast-ons with Roxanne Rump! We will discuss techniques, along with when and where to use different cast-ons. Come armed with your questions and ideas.
We will be starting a knitalong in March. Last month we chose the pattern, a cowl called Avery designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn. This pattern is free on Ravelry and requires only one skein of a DK weight yarn. A sample of Avery will be available for you to see at the meeting in case you didn’t see it in January.
For our program, Roxanne Rump with share her research on shawls.
Shelley Martella, owner of Threads & Ewe, will speak about fiber festivals from the vendor’s side of the table. Her online shop sells both yarn and quilting fabric, and she will bring some of each to sell. Members who want something specific may contact Shelley prior to the meeting so that she can bring what they want. www.threadsandewe.com
Our next meeting will be from 6:30-8:30pm on September 28 at a new yarn shop, Yarn Haven and Boutique, 8900 Eastloch Drive, Suite 300in Spring. The owner, Doris Scott, will be introducing her shop and telling about the latest trends in knitting and crochet. The shop’s website is www.yarnstoreboutique.com.