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Mrs Wilson’s Knitting Circle 2020

I will let you know when tickets are available.

Feb 1  The author of this book will be the guest lecturer:  https://www.amazon.com/They-Said-She-Couldnt-Did/dp/1690825413/ref=pd_sbs_14_t_0/137-8698429-6431037?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1690825413&pd_rd_r=cc7b4d56-5f7c-4009-babc-1bd7dc0324cb&pd_rd_w=IIJTC&pd_rd_wg=g2y2m&pf_rd_p=5cfcfe89-300f-47d2-b1ad-a4e27203a02a&pf_rd_r=TJ67392QBX3BHPFSVQT8&psc=1&refRID=TJ67392QBX3BHPFSVQT8

April 4:  Modern Art of the 1910’s and 1920’s

June 6:  Digitization of documents, and how they are processed

Aug 1:  Material Culture (?)

Oct 3:  MCC Professor discuss JC Nichols and LIberty Memorial

Dec 5:  Holiday Party

December 7th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

Fiber Follies Charity Project 2020

We have chosen to support the Love Fund from Fox 4 with hats, scarves, and mittens for ages 5-17. The Love Fund especially needs mittens. We will also support Rose Brooks with hats, scarves, cowls, or headbands (women and children).

We will have a quick mitten class starting Jan 13 if you want to learn how to […]

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

Charity 2019

Our charity project this year was to make winter items to hang at Browne’s in hopes that we could help those who need a hat or scarf to keep warmer this winter would come by and pick out one they like and use it for several years to come.  6 of us met at Browne’s […]

November 26th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

Creative Hand Show and Sale

The Creative Hand Show and Sale starts Nov 22 from 4-9 and Nov 23 10-5.  There will be lots for sale and fiber technique demonstrations both days.  It is located at the Old Shawnee Town Hall at 11600 Johnson Drive Shawnee, Ks 66203.  It does get crowded in there so get there early.  Admission and […]

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

Gift Knitting

Thanks to Sharon for this pattern.

Have you checked the calendar because Christmas is two months away.  If you are like many crafters there are people on your list that you want to make something for.  Or there is the last minute gift, a teacher your child wants to give a gift to, or ….

This simple […]

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

November and December 2019 Events

 WE WILL NOT BE MEETING TOMORROW, THE 16TH DUE TO THE WEATHER. 

November 4 Fiber Follies Charity Project
November 9 Northland Cathedral Sale (Marlene have a table)
November 11 No Meeting to Veteran’s Day Holiday
November 18 Fiber Follies  (Meet us at 1:30 at Browne’s Irish Market for a late lunch.  We will then begin to hang the […]

October 15th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

October 2019 Events

October 5 Mrs Wilson’s Knitting Circle

October 7 Fiber Follies Charity Projects

October 14 Fiber Follies (We will not meet due to Columbus Day Holiday)

October 21 Fiber Follies

October 28 Fiber Follies Halloween Party

November 9 Northland Cathedral Sale (Marlene and Anne have a table)

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: , , |

Tutorials

Two of the members are working on a cape that requires increases, decreases, and wrap and turns.  Since we went over the stitches I thought I would post some tutorials here for those who need a reference, or a little refresher, or if you have never completed these stitches before.  Purl Soho has some great […]

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: |

Changes to the Yarn World

Thanks to Nirmal for providing the information.
Yarn industry news:

Spinrite (company in Canada) recently bought Red Heart. They now own half the world: Red Heart, Caron, Lily Sugar’n Cream, Yarnspirations, Bernat, Patons, Phentex (https://www.spinriteyarns.com/brand/phentex) and wonderart (for latch hooking).

The parent company of the Interweave magazines (and much more) went bankrupt and sold itself off in bits […]

September 16th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

September 2019 Meetings and Events

September 2 No meeting Labor Day Holiday
September 9 Charity Project
September 16
September 23
September 30

September 7  “Art in the Park”, Westwood Park 47th & Stateline (Ann Scott and Marlene Toms will have a booth)

September 21-22 Non Plaza Art Fair (Ann Scott of Fiber Follies will have a booth)

August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|

ScrapsKC

Have you been to ScrapsKC?  If not, you should get there soon. We bought a lot of yarn here for our Yarn Bomb.  I also get a lot of yarn for our charity projects here as well.   Imagine all those craft supplies and school supplies you have in your house, what do you do […]

August 9th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: , , |

Mrs. Wilson’ s Knitting Circle

Aug 3rd is the next meeting of Mrs Wilson’s Knitting Circle.   We meet six times a year on a Saturday morning for an hour and pick up WW1 patterns, along with a lecture about some topic during that timeframe.  Did you know there are even knitting songs?  The lectures are sometimes about the knitted garments, […]

July 26th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: , |

Socks

We are about halfway through the sock class.  The yarn is so pretty and while knitting it up it can completely change the look.  So why make socks.  Whenever someone asks me why I make something when I can go to Wal-Mart and buy it, I always answer why not?  There is nothing better than […]

July 26th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: |

Charity Items

As you may know Fiber Follies has made lapghans, hats, and scarves for Redemptrist Senior Center, World War 1 Museum, ScrapsKC, and red hats for babies.  This year we had a request to make hats, scarves, cowls, and headbands and hang them on the fence at Browne’s Irish Market.  We have been given many skeins […]

July 21st, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: |

July and August Events

 

July 22:  Sock Class continues

July 29:  Sock Class continues

August 3:  Mrs Wilson’s Knitting Circle (If you are going you need a ticket)  Mrs. Wilson’s Knitting Circle

August 5:  Sock Class, Charity Project  We will not meet due to the rosary/visitation for Sheehan Corkill. 

August 10 Field Trip to Unwind Fiber Arts (Meet at 10 and we […]

July 20th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: , , |

Fáilte

Hi!  I am so excited that Fiber Follies at the Irish Center now has our own blog.  I am the Chief Knitwit of the group and have been wanting to do this for awhile now.  I know we have an email list, a group on Ravelry, and sometimes we have posts on Facebook.  That is […]

July 19th, 2019|Categories: Fiber Follies|Tags: |