The Outside Online magazine recently published an article on the Resurrection of the American Wool Industry that gives some hope to Wool Growers throughout the United States. It's an article worth reading.
|Cinde P. discussed the cost of producing yarn: she started with raw|
wool which she cleaned and then spun and finally dyed.
|Brenda H. shows the yarn bin that Cinde P. received from a friend.|
Two holes were drilled in the bottom of a plastic container. It keeps
the yarn clean and prevents tangles.
|Salli A. shows her current knitting project. Also shown Colleen J.,|
Laura B., and Buttons A.
|Salli Al. models the coat that she crocheted and lined.|
|Cinde P. knit some scrubbies from this yarn. No one|
at the meeting had seen the yarn before.
|Colleen J. finished a cowl|
|Colleen J. displays a cowl that she is knitting|
|Vicky B. models a shawl knit by Colleen J.|
|Colleen J. drapes another knit shawl around Vicky B.|
|Back view of Colleen J. shawl shown above|
|Laura B. models a cotton sweater that she|
|Rachel B. wears a hat she made from the yarn she|
selected in the December skein exchange
|Bea R. knit a head cover (helmet) for a baby.|
|Jane W-F. finished a hat from yarn she received|
as a Door Prize at the December meeting.
|Jane W-F. made a oven mitt from some wool batts.|
|Rachel B. knit a festive stocking cap|
|Dana H. is knitting bandages|
|Colleen J. knit several skinny scarves|
|Colleen J. displays a nearly finished shawl|
|Julie W. works on a lace shawl|
|Nancy J. finished a knit serape shawl|
|Cheryl O. knit a shrug for her new granddaughter|
|Laura B. has been busy sewing and shows a|
photo of her project
|Sandy W. shows the group the shawl she is knitting|
|Linda W. felted a handbag|
|Mary (our instructor) reviews Jeni and Jean's work.|
|Cheryl (the instructor's assistant) checks Vicky and Jeni's progress.|
Near the end of the class, Vicky was crocheting with a tiny hook and
crochet thread. Each person mastered Single and Double Crochet and
started a Granny Square.
|Colleen (plaid shirt) was the instructor for the dyeing|
class. She raises sheep and angora rabbits and has a
small yarn shop on her farm.
|Rachel (a new Guild member) and LeAnn tend their|
|Maia watches as Sally adds dye to the dye pot.|