March Meeting

This month we welcome Lorraine Bailey of Hedgeapple Farms, Earlham Iowa to speak on her experiences raising Icelandic sheep, both the personalities of the sheep and the characteristics of their fleece.  This will tie in nicely with our Icelandic designer, Ragga, coming in April.

Knitting Opportunities Galore this Weekend

Knit and Chat Friday Feb. 8
Join us for knitting and chatting at the Urbandale Library from 10-noon on Friday Feb. 8

Annual Retreat
Join us at the Wildwood Lodge in Clive for our annual retreat.  Bring food and beverages along with you knitting.  We will have 3 mini workshops; Mobius cast-on for a cowl, Crochet necklace, and Steeking. 
Mobius: 100-200 yards worsted weight yarn and a size 8-10 circular needle at least 36" long.
Necklace:  Bring a crochet hook sized H or larger.  Yarn will be provided.
Steeking:  Bring a sample of color work to steek.  Some of us have knit a teddy bear sweater.

Knit and Chat Monday Feb 11
Join us at the Franklin Library for knit and chat on Monday Feb. 11 from 10-noon.