September Minutes

This Month’s Kathy Thompson on Mill Stream Fiber Mill gave us an excellent presentation on the processes she uses. Don’t forget she can even do something with your pet’s hair as long as it is 2 inches long. If you are in the Lebanon area you are welcome to drop by her shop for yarn, roving felted fabric..

The dishrag pattern Butterfly Lace is month is attached.
Show and tell patterns:
Panoramic Ripple
Pleasant Valley – Boo Knits Brickless
Sweater from Knitted Sweaters for Every Season
Moss Garden
Fintastic Shark Snuggle

Next Month – All about socks – Bring socks, sock tips, sock patterns or anything else pertaining to socks.

Snacks for October – Nita Porter/Su Fennern

Charity for 2016 – New beginnings – baby items but not blankets. The 50+ club, is looking for hats, scarves and mittens. Salem Veterans can use anything and it can be for adults, children or babies. Acryilic 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 –OCTOBER 8TH
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

August Minutes

This Month’s We have a vice president. Joyce Arthur. Thank you Joyce for stepping up. Also thanks to Teresa for also volunteering.

Robin Pollard taught us how to create felted cloth from roving. It was a very soothing and relaxing experience for many of us. Robin did a wonderful job and we thank her for sharing her knowledge and skills.

The pattern of the month is a hand towel found at https://www.willowyarns.com/product/fuchsia+flower+dish+towel+free+download.do?sortby=ourPicks&from=Search

Free Patterns at show and tell:
Ravelry – Moss Garden
Regina Marie

Next Month – Kathy Thompson of Mill Stream fiber Mill will be our speaker at the September meeting.

Snacks for September – Nancy Campion/Joyce Arthur

Charity for 2016 – New beginnings – baby items but not blankets. The 50+ club, is looking for hats, scarves and mittens. Salem Veterans can use anything and it can be for adults, children or babies. Acryilic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization.

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

IMG_1898Click here to see the fun we had Retreat 2016

Speaker – June 11Meeting

Our speaker for June is Linda Fix with Goat knoll Farm for our June 11 meeting. She has cashmere yarns for purchase, yarn kits and patterns. She will also have roving for spinning or felting.
She will share about herself, her animal care, the process for sheep to yarn. She presents at Sheep to Shawl every year as well.

April Minutes – Skeino

Pictures of Skeino samples and products

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March Minutes

This Month’s meeting we had the pleasure of hearing from Gail Smith about her Angora rabbits and the opportunity to purchase some of her luscious yarns. Thank you Gail.

Laura Wagman is collecting an assortment of unused items, buttons, fabric, yarns, art and craft supplies. She is using these items to teach some young crafters.
You can contact Laura directly or bring the items to the next guild meeting.

Next Month –Heather Lawrence will be presenting products from Skeino. Skeino is a new company. More than 50% of the employees in this company are challenged. We will need you to bring a check or cash to pay for anything you wish to purchase. We can only send one check back but our guild will receive 10% of our total sales for use by the guild.

Snacks for April – Patti Locicero/Karen Lemmon

Charity for 2016 – New beginnings – baby items but not blankets. The 50+ club, is looking for hats, scarves and mittens. Salem Veterans can use anything and it can be for adults, children or babies. Acryilic 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 9TH
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,

February Minutes

This Month’s meeting Helga gave us instructions on how she creates the beautiful coats and sweaters. Then with the help of several of our own special models we had a wonderful fashion show of many but my no means all of her creations.

Link to the February dish cloth http://holynarfcrafts.wikispaces.com/TARDIS+Dishcloth

If you are looking for another place to meet with knitters, spinners , tatters, crocheters or any other craft. This group apparently meets every Saturday 1-5 at the Broadway Café. You can find this group on Raverly under the Salem Areea Ravelers group.

Laura Wagman is collecting an assortment of unused items, buttons, fabric, yarns, art and craft supplies. She is using these items to teach some young crafters.
You can contact Laura directly or bring the items to the next guild meeting.

A gauntlet has been thrown between Helga and Robin. The challenge is using the same yarns they are to develop a “Helga” creation but neither will see what the other is doing. The finished garment will be revealed at the Christmas pot luck. You can participate by bringing in some novelty yarn for them to incorporate in their garment.

Next Month – Our speaker is Gail Smith of Windsor Farms Rabbitry in Silverton. Gail’s yarn was featured on the cover photo of Piecework Magazine last month. It was used in the Russian Winter Shawl.

Snacks for March – Donna and Angie

Charity for 2016 – New beginnings – baby items but not blankets. The 50+ club, is looking for hats, scarves and mittens. Salem Veterans can use anything and it can be for adults, children or babies. Acryilic prayer shawls for Nita Porter’s church. Prayer shawls for hospice groups – Nancy Campion will get these to the hospice organization. Nancy, will you check for yarn requirements if any.

NEXT MEETING IS – MARCH 12TH
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM