It was a warm day and a large group for this months’ meeting. We had 5 new members come, most of whom were new to spinning.
We talked about the upcoming fiber events: The Monterey Wool Auction & Show is Memorial Day weekend, and Lambtown (finally in person!) is October 1 & 2.
The Treasurer gave her report and said that the guild currently has 13 paid members.
For show and tell Anita was knitting a cowl with yarn from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
Laura brought some freebies and her walking wheel and was spinning cotton.
Kirsten, a new member, is a handwork teacher and is interested in getting better at the drop spindle.
Heather, who joined during the pandemic and this was her first in-person meeting, brought her eel wheel.
Carol also brought some destash has been spinning “found” fleece in her garage.
Juliette, a new member, was spinning on her eel wheel.
Ginger was spinning fiber from Stitches 2019.
Kelly was spinning merino to use as warp for a scarf and also shared her recently eco-printed velvet and silk.
Deb showed off some beautiful wensleydale locks and also brought some to give away.
Amy, a new member and new spinner, brought her gorgeous antique wheel to spin on.
Nancy was accompanied by her daughter, Kathy. She showed off some pink and purple yarn she had gotten from Laura and also a pair of felted slippers that came out way too big. But they were pretty!