Monday, October 1, 2012

October/November event updates

Leaves are falling and temperatures are dropping which is a sign that winter is on its way.  We are hoping to have one more outdoor"knitting in public" before the snow falls.

Sunday, October 21st, we'll be at the Linden Hills Farmers Market at 43rd Street and Upton Avenue So.--in the parking lot next to Settergren's Hardware Store.  We'll be there from 9 to 12 noon with hat samples and patterns.  Bring your knitting and join us.


Saturday, November 17th, we'll be getting together for a full day of charity knitting at Steven B's Yarn Garage over on 34th and Chicago Avenue So.  There will be be yarn, patterns, hat samples and lunch will be served for $10.00  Be sure to RSVP for this event so that we know how much food we need to order. 
RSVP to : bjm@visi.com or call the yarn shop at 612-259-7525. Time:  11:00 to 3:00 p.m.

It appears that knitters have been busy working on hats, as we have close to 200 on hand and quite a few scarves.  There are many variations to the basic Watch Cap pattern.  A hat that I recently received called "Classic World War II Watch Cap" has a beautiful star finish on top of the hat.  If you Google, "Classic World War II Wtach Cap", you will be given a Ravelry site for the pattern....scroll down and choose the direct download...pdf option.  This might be a pattern you'd like to try.

HATS ARE DUE BY MID-DECEMBER. Drop off sites:  Steven B's Yarn Garage on 34th and Chicago,
Linden Hills Yarn Shop at 2720 W. 43rd St. and First Universalist Church at 3400 Dupont Ave. S
Classic World War II Watch Cap

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