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JULY 2013 MEETING NOTES

August 28, 2013

JULY MEETING NOTES

OLD BUSINESS

Money for the Venengo Valley Fair and Crawford County Fair will be distributed.

Dues are…due.

No one from our group was able to attend Woolfest in Ohio.

Items for the Charity Knitting project are due as soon as possible. Bring them to the next meeting if you can. All items are welcome: hats, scarves, washcloths, etc… Nicki will make a tag for each item and they will be packaged in ziplock bags.

If you did not get your member card, please ask for one at the next meeting you attend.

NEW BUSINESS

There is a new knitting group that meets at 5:30 pm each Thursday at Fountain Park in Franklin. For rainy Thursday they will meet at Nicki’s house on Liberty Street. Everyone is welcome wether they belong to WW or not. The more the merrier!

You can visit the Wooly Wonders Knitting Group on Facebook for updates and information about our group.
Julie suggested a “Yarn Winding Day” in the Fall to raise money for Hog Heaven Rescue farm. We would wind yarn for a couple dollars per skein the same way it is done at the Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet Festival. Julie will provide the equipment.

There will be a class on “Swing Knitting” offered at the Yarn Vault in Meadville. This class is scheduled for Sept 21 from 10:30 -2:30. Cost is $50.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Mid Ohio Fiber Festival, Newark, Ohio on August 17-18.

The Finger Lakes Fiber Festival in Hemlock, NY September 21 & 22, 2013

Western New York Fiber Arts Festival, Emery Park in South Wales, NY on Saturday, September 28, 2013

Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference at the Chautauqua Institute OCTOBER 11–14

NEXT MEETING

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, August 31st at 10:00 am at the Pink Champagne Cupcakery.

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