Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Happy Holidays!

Holiday celebrations continued at our December potluck-and-knitting meeting. And, welcome to new member Leona. You may know Leona as one of the “scone ladies” at the Washington State Fair; she also is an experienced knitter and crocheter.

All of the potluck dishes — such as salmon chowder, potato casserole, holiday breads, cakes, and other yummies — were delicious. Thank you!

Chrisʼs Christmas bell ornaments
Jeannieʼs Afterthought Everything Socks
Joanʼs beaded mitts
Sueʼs Scarf of Dreams
Jean will help Brigitte make her sweater fit better.
~ ~ ~ See you in 2018! ~ ~ ~

Friday, December 1, 2017

December Meeting

Tuesday, December 12
9:30 am

And potluck lunch/brunch/snacks!

Bring your knitting and a treat — sweet or savory — to share for morning snacking. Also bring your own beverage.
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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November Meeting

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Tuesday, November 14
9:30 a.m.

Bring your knitting, finished projects, name tags, and your knitting friends.

Two notes:
(1) Our regular photographer will be away. Will someone take pictures and send them to her?

(2) We are planning our annual December potluck brunch. Think about what we need and who will bring it.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

October Knitting

Fall is good time for knitting, as seen by the items on show at our October meeting.

Chrisʼs seed-stitch LʼEnveloppe
Jeannieʼs treasures from her knitting retreat
Joanʼs beaded scarf
Pamʼs finished Building in Color blanket
Patʼs prayer shawl
Sueʼs Ghazal

Sunday, October 1, 2017

October Meeting

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Tuesday, October 10
9:30 a.m.

Bring your knitting, finished items, unfinished items, and your name tag. And invite your crafty friends to join us.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Winner! Winner!

Two winners, actually — Jeannie and Lisa. Jeannie won second place in the Washington State Fair contest for fast knitting. She cast on 15 stitches and knit 31 stockinette rows, all in 15 minutes. She also won four ribbons for her fair entries. Congratulations, Jeannie!

Lisa won a best-in-category ribbon at the Pierce County Fair for her mitts. Yay, Lisa!

We also want to thank Joy and Cindy for giving us another stash dive today. All of the yarn will be used for wonderful knits for family, friends, and the community. Thank you!

We enjoyed some fabulous knitting today.

Dianaʼs prayer shawl
Dianaʼs beautiful stitchery work was on display at the
community center.
Welcome, Elaine! And look at her cabled pillow cover!
Joanʼs many-colored shawl of leftover; note the
Lisaʼs Mary Maxim All That Glitters Shawl is a winner.
Welcome back, Joan, with your
baby sweater.
Pam brought stunning Toph Hat.
Chrisʼs pincushion, modified with
a bottom and weighted with pennies.
Sueʼs Pincha shawl. A fun knit! 
What an enjoyable knitting meeting! See you in October!

Sunday, September 3, 2017

September Meeting

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Tuesday, September 12
9:30 a.m.

Bring your knitting, your finished projects, your name tag, and your knitting friends.