Guild meets the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, from 7-9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2225 East Fourteen Mile Road, Birmingham, Michigan. see a map »

Bring your knitting and join us for an evening — we’re sure you’ll want to become part of the flock!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

FEBRUARY MEETING

(Here goes - for the second time.  Somehow lost entry I already typed.)

Last week we had 65 sheep in attendance with two new members, Ann T. and Tina R., and three visitors, Jerri Poe, Mary H. and Katie B.  Welcome to all, hope you enjoyed yourselves.

Retreat sign-up forms were available and about 10 knitters signed up.

We had an abundance of raffle items this month.  Donors were: Twisted Fiber Art, Donna M., Karen S., Sally P., Stacey T. and Kim W.  Thanks to all of you for your generosity.

Hopefully, I have the correct names of the winners and what they won.  Here goes.

Ernestine B. - Twisted Fiber Art yarn
Dawn J. - Noro Yuzan Yarn, 6 skeins
Suzanne S. - Ty Dy Sock Yarn, skein
Noreen S. - Prism Saki Sock Yarn, skein
Tanys T. - Knitter's Brewing Company Sock Yarn, skein
Ann R. - Wolle's cotton yarn, color changing. skein
Kate P. - Wolle's cotton yarn, single color, skein
Ann T. - Knit Picks Shimmer Yarn, 2 skeins
Madeline M. - Earthly Hues Yarn, skein
Joellen S. - Book - The Eclectic Sole, by Janet Laidman, and a skein of Tofutsies sock yarn
Merritt C.  - Ironstone Yarns, skein, English mohair
Annette E. - Ironstone Yarns, skein, English mohair and pattern
Kate M. - skein of green mohair
JoAn B. - Ironstone Island, super bulky cotton, skein
Claudia C. - various wool yarns and two pairs needles
Diane D. - keychain sock blocker with sock yarn
Mimi L. - mitten keychain with sock yarn

Now that's a lot of raffle items!  Hope all you winners enjoy your prizes.

We were fortunate to have Meg from Twisted Fiber Art in Mason, MI come to our  meeting to discuss the evolution of her yarn dyeing.  She brought with her many of her lovely yarns for sale to our guild.  Thought I'd never get all of you to sit down for the meeting.  It was really difficult to wait until after her presentation to go look at and make purchases from her.  I took many pictures, but I have to figure out how to get them here from Flickr.  Forgot to bring my camera and had to take pics with my phone.  

Well, finally figured out how to get pics.  Here's a couple.  Will try to get others on here.



Next month's meeting will be UFO (unfinished objects) finishing and our charity project kick-off.  So bring in your UFO's and we'll help you finish them.  If we have time, we may have our craft tables set up that we were supposed to do at this month's meeting, but didn't have time for.  (Bad sentence, I know you're not supposed to end with a preposition.)

See you next month on the 11th, or earlier at Panera's.  Have a good month and keep on knitting.  8-)