Thank YOU Sylvia for a fascinating support spindle spinning demo.
Welcome newcomers Leah Vaughn, Edie Leskin, and Debbie Eckstrom and 'visitor' Jeanne Norris, Denise Hutchins and Susan Merritt (tatting/bobbin lace teacher).
And here's what we are working on:
Laura: finished Norwegian lavendar cotton baby hat for donation and started Church Purse
Cynthia - brought several Gifts for Grannies and Baby Hats for donation. Converted the knit NICU square pattern to crochet and crocheted a test square for donation (yes, during this meetup) . Started a brown cowled poncho.
Cynthia C - wants to learn to knit socks in 2015 and is knitting with a pretty olive green yarn
Jessica - is knitting neon orange and blue socks two at a time
newcomer Edie - is knitting a sage basketweave blanket for her 1st project! Thanks Karen for helping her get back on track.
Carolyn - knitting in a pretty darker blue yarn
Nancy - crochet a soft pink granny stitch scarf to go with a hat for donation.
newcomer Debbie - just retired and is investigating her free-time options
Hannelore - finishing her hubby's Christmas gift socks on dpns
newcomer Denise - has her first grandbaby and is crocheting
newcomer Leah - taught herself to knit and is knitting a garter stitch gray blanket wonderfully
Ruth - knitting a diamond pattern blanket
Gayle - has her blog still going strong (Christian humorist) and knititng with pink yarn on dpns
"visitor" Jeanne :-) & Sharon - crocheting hotpads
Donna - knit baby booties for Sharon's greatgrandbaby being born in Germany during this meetup. Donated 5 adult bibs for "Gifts for Grannies" and 3 baby hats for local newborns.
Sylvia - knitting her second warm mitten in the pair
Lauren - hand made adult and baby hats for donation. Thank you. And already has her Christmas gift drop spindle in work.
Glenda - crocheting a scarf.
Karen - finished her darling Tardis shawl and started a knit blue/white hat. She has whittled her WIP pile to one now!
Pat - crocheting baby hats galore. Collected Baby Hats for donation/
MCC Bobbin Lace & Tatting teacher Susan - came to town for Sylvia's interesting Spinning Demo.