Meeting Notes – April 2021

We started off the meeting discussing the possibilities of soon meeting in person once again, whether it’s at a member’s home or back at Emma Prusch. We’ll wait and see how things go this summer.

The Treasurer gave her report and noted that there are currently 17 paid members.

Show and tell began and Laura is still working on her Tunisian crochet blanket made from thrifted cashmere. She’s also been busy cleaning a fleece she bought in Cotati.

Carol talked about the Central Coast Handweavers Retreat in early November near Morro Bay. Also the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Sheep to Shawl judging will be on-line on May 1-2. She showed off her lovely orange yarn that she dyed with Kelly’s exhaust sour grass dye. She’s also been carding some jacob for a blanket.

Nancy has been making knitted critters such as beavers and hedgehogs and also making socks.

Sage is knitting one of her “new baby dragons” and also showed off her yarn dyed with red cabbage, turmeric, and beets left over from Easter eggs.

Aviva was spinning some fiber she got from New Zealand to make a fair isle sweater.

Ange shared that she had taken an inkle loom class and was making shoe laces.

Kelly showed off her giant pom pom.

Sharolene has been weaving for a towel exchange and showed off a knitted pony tail hat she had made.

Heather has been busy spinning some jacob and doing test swatches for a vest.

Lotus was doing some miter square knitting.

Ginger has been doing a bit of spinning among other things.

Marcia has been making scarves.

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