Monthly Archives: January 2018

January Meeting

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at St Theresa, the Little Flower Church, 15 Still River Road, Harvard, MA.

On the agenda for the evening is a class on making felted slippers. The patterns are by Monique Rae ( Ravelry – $4.95 ) and called,”Women’s Felted Slippers Knit Wool Pattern” and “Men’s Felted Slippers Knit Wool Pattern”.

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/womens-felted-slippers
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mens-felted-slippers

If you are not able to get the patterns from Ravelry, you can purchase them at the meeting.  Materials needed are size 11 circular needles – 15″ and 29″ . If you don’t have the 15″ needles, you can use double pointed needles.
Gauge is 14 sts and 22 knitted rows = 4″
Yarn needed is 2 skeins of worsted weight 100% wool yarn or 2 skeins of Bulky weight 100% wool yarn. Suggested yarn is Brown Sheep yarn or anything similar as long as it is not super wash wool. Bring markers and please check your gauge.

There is also a crochet pattern for slippers (on Ravelry) called “Fiber Trends Crocheted Felt Boot Slippers” by Bev Galeskas. Copies of this pattern will also be available for purchase at the meeting.

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/crocheted-felt-boot-slippers-ac67

Guests are welcome, but will be charged $5 due to the workshop. Remember, membership dues is only $25 for the year.

Back by popular demand are the attendance raffles. The more meetings you attend, the more chances you have of winning!

Our group welcomes knitters of all skill levels, including beginners. Do you only crochet? We welcome you as well. For more information, please contact Sheilah Johnson (978-833-7035) or Lynn Cooke (508-631-1972).