Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Show and Tell - June

Dawna H. brought a baby sweater, a WYO dishcloth and the beginning
of some Turkish Bedsocks to show to the members
Jeni V. received a skein of handspun baby camel and silk from Briana F.
She is also working on a Travelers Shawl
Colleen J. dyed a skein of yarn, discussed the upcoming Taos Wool Festival,
and expressed a concern about a new cowl she is knitting.
Sali a. is crocheting some scrap yarn into a rectangle. She modeled a tunic
she made from fabric samples that Christy P. gave her at the Togwotee Retreat
Maia R. finished the commissioned piano bench she made with
wool roving. Maia taught the technique at the Spring Retreat.
Sandy W. continues to spin using the rolags that she and Briana F.
created one weekend. The rolag contains multiple types of fiber
Nancy S. showed the group a cashmere hitchhiker shawl she knit and a batik
table mat made with fabrics reclaimed from a wrap around skirt. The teal shawl
used the free pattern 28's Cousin 53!
Jane P. joined the Guild on Saturday and knit on her mitered square
blanket during the meeting. 
Sue O. brought two infinity scarves. The top one was made with a
CroHook, and the bottom was crocheted with the yarn she dyed
with Kool-aid at the Spring Retreat.
Laura B. finished a pair of socks using leftover yarn. She also brought some
handspun yarn and a bag of luscious vicuna wool she purchased at the
Wool Market in Estes Park, CO for $26 an ounce.
Sam G. has been creating some "free-form" crochet medallions
She also wrote a pattern for a Jackalope and will knit some to sell
at the Lander Art Walk in July. 
Mary H. brought some new cork fabric that she purchased from Sew Da Kine
Mary makes tablet covers and other items with the cork fabric. Mary explained
she has learned to make bowls with straight sides. She jokingly showed the
bowl could also be a stylish hat. 

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