We had more guests than usual at the November meeting, so we had more beautiful projects than usual too!
Alanna began with her Winterlong, a scarf adaptation of Bristol Ivy’s long cowl. Alanna used Arucania Lujosa (alpaca/merino/silk). She also told us about a children’s book written by a family friend: “Peanut of Blind Faith Farm” tells the story of how a blind lamb became a happy and healthy part of the flock on a hobby farm in Wisconsin. Copies are available at Blindfaithfarm.com .
Alice made an “Extreme Clapotis” from 8 different colors of Koigu KPPPM.
Mary showed us a shirt she designed and sewed in the Cal Patch Punk DIY t-shirt class, from Knit Pluto fabric.
Willa showed us her “Pumpkin Spice Girl” costume, which she designed and sewed from stretch velvet and sequin trim.
Sheeri showed a shark hat made from Encore Chunky, a pinafore baby dress test knit for designer Jessica Powers and made from Berocco Sox, and her Tardis Shawl. The pattern is called “Bigger on the Inside” and was made from 100 Ravens Iachos, colorway TARDIS!
Marjorie wore her “Just Like a Peasant Hat” by local designer Melanie Narvaez.
Ashwini showed her Nosegay Cardigan, designed in Sunday Knits Eden 5-ply merino. The design will be published in the Winter 17-18 issue of Cast On.
Ann showed a water bottle sock made from Cascade Fixation and a hat for donation, both improvised designs. And she machine knitted a self-designed mermaid blanket from Berocco Vintage Chunky. Her 8-year-old daughter wore the blanket, slightly modified, as a Halloween costume!
Dawn showed her Shoreline Vest, made from yarn bought at Rhinebeck 2016, and her shawl The Girl in Me by designer Melane Berg. Dawn said the mosaic stitch edging was fast and fun to knit!
Mara wore a skirt of her own design, made from her hand-dyed, handspun yarn.
Bekka showed us her Elfunny Beret made from Plymouth Johanne, and her Purl Soho Cozy Cable Cowl, made from Drops Andes. She said the cowl needed a jumbo cable needle but knit up very quickly!
The next Show and Tell will be at the February meeting. Knit on!