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Newly published following this announcement is the post for April’s Show and Tell
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Thursday, 14 April 2016

Apr 2016 Show n Tell

Our members were extremely busy this last month as displayed by this long list of Show n Tell items and this isn't all that was mentioned!

Carding was new for Lilo while Lydia is very experienced.
Preparations are well in hand for the Sheep to Shawl exhibit at the Summerland Gardens 100th Anniversary Celebration in July. The fleece has been washed and was carded today so it is ready for our spinners to take home and get busy with their craft!

Barb L's spinning
Congratulations to
Barb P on her first
efforts at spinning

WEAVING - Towels, Mug Rugs and Scarves

Stephanie's baskets of tea towels - Summer Warp and Four Seasons

Damask pattern tea towels woven by Nancy
from linen that she collected over the years
Colourful tea towels by Diane H.


Marg wove these pretty boucle towels
from a Jane Stafford kit and knitted the socks
MaryAnna's Monk's mug rugs with a cotton
backing and a heat resistant centre  
















































Theses are Marie's woven scarves
Doreen's scarf woven from her stash
Ann S's brocade pattern
white on white scarves

Ann's brilliant table runners
in
Theo Moormon technique  

















 
Ivy wove 3 scarves in light weight bamboo, heavy weight bamboo
and a combination of light and heavy weight bamboo 

KNITTING - Sweaters, Socks, Blankets and Toys
This piecework sweater in cotton was knitted
by Ann and her daughter

Lilo doesn't need a pattern to knit the sleeveless jacket and
striped linen sweater for herself or the vest for her husband




























Pat is modelling the short sleeve sweater she knit

Patricia knit socks and a striped
baby sweater with two matching hats
Pat knit this beautiful lap robe

Ilona knit this pretty shawl
in
50-50 merino & tensil
Yvonne's cute knitted teddy bears!
Geri knit these baby leggings for use in
a carrier with matching mittens
Karen G's zigzagger socks
Sue's Fire Challenge Cowl
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