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

January Minutes

This Month’s meeting we covered the upcoming year. Unfortunately due to personal events in her life right now she felt she needed to step down from the President position. Teri, thank you for all the work and effort to make this past year successful.

Su Fennern is our new President. Heather Lawrence, one of our newest members is our Vice President. Thank you both for taking on these responsibilities. While we will do our jobs to make our guild a place to learn, enjoy our personal knitting accomplishments, and to be with friends, we need your support and participation

We will also doing a dishrag of the month. This will give us an opportunity to try new stitches. If you have a stitch you would like to try, bring it in and it could be our dish cloth for the month or future month.

Events – February 11-14 Mardrona Arts Festival . The Traveling Ewe has a one day trip to this festival on February 13.
18-21 Stitches West

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 February – Paula and Leona

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 – FEBRUARY 13TH
AT ARROWHEAD MOBILE PARK
5422 PORTLAND RD. NE,
AT 10:00 AM

January Meeting

Don’t forget our meeting is January 9 10-12 at Arrowhead Mobile Park Community Center off Portland Road.

Hope to see you there.

Happy New Year Knitters

Looking forward to the new year! Remember we are looking for what you want to see at the Guild meetings this year, so let us know if you have a technique, or maybe a local designer that would be interesting for one of our meetings.

We have our retreat to look forward to. This year will be the fifth anniversary of our retreat at Twin Rocks, the dates are May 12th to the 15th.

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