December Minutes

Our December 10 Meeting is our Holiday Potluck. Bring a dish, your knitting and join us in a festive celebration of friendship and good times.

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

Knitting at any age

http://www.statesman.com/news/national/year-old-man-learns-knit-help-newborn-babies/gRxsUbp4fFehYbnfWP69aK

November 12 Agenda

MILLSTREAM KNTTIG GUILD
11/12/16 AGENDA

WELCOME New Members and guests
PROGRAM Pat Pennock – Color
BUSINESS . Guild name (Group input)
. Ideas for next year (group input)
. New membership drive update
. 2017 snack list and roster updates
. Upcoming events
. Charities
. Dues
. Themes (Group input)
SHOW & TELL

October Minutes

This Month’s Joyce Authur gave us a wonderful presentation about socks. Thank you so much for sharing your experience, yarn preferences and tips. Maybe those of us who have not made a pair of socks will do so and those who have learned some new tips. Thanks also for the handouts.

Ideas for presenters, ideas or volunteers to do a presentation please contact Joyce Arthur at the email address below.

Show and tell patterns:
Nordic Trail – Elizabeth Smith
Pedi Harbor – Ravelry
Rustic Panel Afghan – Patons Yarn
Linen Stitch Scarf
L-envelope Shawl
Best Friends Shawl – Sally Melville
Conifer Hat
Folk Yarn Sock
Lindsey Hat

Next Month – Pat Pennock will be teaching us about color

Snacks for October – Sue Munson

Charity for 2016 – The 50+ club, is looking for hats, scarves and mittens. Salem Veterans can use anything and it can be for adults, children or babies. 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

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

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