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May 2016 Virginia Olson Awards

A highlight of the May meeting is the Virginia Olson competition, named in honor of a longtime member who nurtured and encouraged others. This year the theme “It’s a Small World” was chosen by committee members Judi Langholz, Elaine Lawler, … Continue reading

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Using Space-Dyed Yarn

We all love our beautiful space-dyed yarns, whether we dye them ourselves or buy them at our local yarn shop. Sometimes one of those beautiful colors accumulates in one spot, which is not so beautiful. This is called pooling or … Continue reading

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Fun with Treadles and Shafts

Guild member Glenn Davison presented the February program on computer dobby loom weaving at home. When you think of computer assisted weaving, do you envision pressing a button, stepping back, and watching as inch after inch of fabric is effortlessly … Continue reading

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January 2016 Program–Overshooting the Mark

Each year guild members focus on a specific weave structure. Today Jan Gallagher introduced us to overshot. History indicates that overshot was brought to the United States from Scotland or England. It was a commonly used structure up to the … Continue reading

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November 2015 Program

It’s a Small World is the theme of this year’s Virginia Olson Competition. For the November program members were asked to share items that would have qualified for the contest but had been purchased, received as a gift, or made … Continue reading

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October 2015 Program–Sock It To Me?

The focus of the October program was socks. Topics discussed were spinning sock yarn, choosing sock yarn, and knitting socks. Sarah Humke led the discussion about spinning sock yarn. Her important points are listed below: Choose a fiber that is … Continue reading

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May 2015 Meeting

Two important things happen during the May meeting: the election of officers and the Virginia Olson Competition. This year’s elections were for secretary and treasurer. Rosemary Tobin agreed to continue as treasurer, and Noël Rozum Neff was elected to the … Continue reading

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