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Finishing Techniques with Shellie Anderson
Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Fremont United Methodist Church
2620 NE Fremont Street

Bus lines that'll help get you there: 17, 24, 70.

 
Doors open at 6 pm. Program starts at 7 pm.


Take your knitting to the next level.

Shellie Anderson strives to create patterns that help knitters elevate their knitting skills, either through a new technique, construction method, or finishing method.

She will be sharing some her favorite techniques that will enhance your knitting skills.

See some of Shellie's designs here.

Guild Happenings
Call for Volunteers Representing PKG at OFFF

Saturday, September 28th 9 am - 5 pm and Sunday, September 29th 9 am - 4 pm. 

Are you going to Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival this year? Consider donating a couple of hours to talk to other festival goers about Puddletown Knitters Guild!

We will have a table and some free sewing patterns for you to give away as you answer questions about our guild. (We'll have a cheat sheet, don't worry.) Volunteers will be entered to win a circular needle holder.

Sign up for a two hour slot at the September meeting or email us with the day you're available and "OFFF Volunteer" in the subject line.

SECOND-TO-LAST CALL FOR ROSE HAVEN BLANKETS


We're collecting finished blankets through October. So, this September meeting, please bring any finished blankets to us. We would greatly appreciate it.

Here's a reminder about the project.

We're collaborating with Rose Haven to provide handmade blankets to their guests. 

How do we make and donate 20 blankets by October? 

1. Choose a size: lap blankets and child-size preferred
2. Choose yarn: Machine washable and acrylic preferred
3. Chose a craft: Knitting? Crochet? Something else?
4. Find some friends: Knit or crochet strips and seam them together at a party.
5. Bring in your finished blanket, show it off, inspire others!
Meeting Volunteers

Thank you to the generous volunteers that help us set up, greet visitors, bring snacks, and put away chairs and tables. You make it possible for meetings to go swiftly! 

Kim Winter, our lovely volunteer coordinator, is always looking for volunteers.

Pre-meeting set up and post-meeting clean up are areas we need help in. If you're around after a meeting and able-bodied, feel free to jump in and help put away chairs if you can. No need to confirm ahead of time for clean up. Thank you.

Please email Kim at puddletownvolunteercoordinator@gmail.com if you're interested.
Conscious Conversations

Previously known as "Knit Nights", monthly Conscious Conversations is a time we provide for knitters and crocheters who gather with likeminded people to discuss current events in the community. Those who are engaged in social media, who use Ravelry, who go to yarn shops, or who just want to chat and listen, can share thoughts, feelings, and experiences regarding race and other social justice issues in knitting. 

*This month, we're meeting:

Monday, September 23rd 
7 pm to 9 pm
New Seasons (N Williams & Fremont)
Private room near cafe
3445 N Williams Avenue 
Portland, OR 97212



​If you've been wanting to talk in person with other knitters who have been following Ravelry's news, discovering or wanting to support more BIPOC knitters, and just want to self-reflect through conversation about race, gender, personal politics, and more with other knitters, please come. :) 

See this summary of our 2019 meet ups.
TKGA Master Knitter Program Overview

Thursday, October 24
6 pm

FUMC 2620 NE Fremont St

TKNA Master Knitter and member of the Master Knitter Review Committee Hilary Forest will talk about what the TKNA Review Committee expects from swatches and reports. The Master Hand Knitter Program can seem intimidating, but Hilary will take the mystery out of it and assist you where ever you are in the process -- just thinking about signing up, or about to submit.
Community Events
Starlight Knitting Society
7028 SE 52nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97206

Our fall class list is out! Sign up online or at the shop!

Lavender Lune trunk show on Sept 28th.

We’re an official drop site for donated hand knits to Join-pdx annual auction.
Seeing Stars Fall Shawl Retreat
October 11 - 13
In the Columbia Gorge near Camas.

*Space is limited! Reserve your spot today!

Crochet with Laurinda Reddig and/or knit with Michele Bernstein (PDXKnitterati).
Weird Sisters
8836 N. Lombard St.
Portland, OR 97203

Weird Sisters is hosting Two events in one!

Come pick up some beautiful yarns from Salem based Indy Dyer, Three Fates then Let Side Hustle's sock machine knit up some magical sock tubes! You do the rest by adding the heel and toe! Sock tubes are a perfect base for adding an afterthought heel or can even be used for mitts or neck warmers! 
Three Fates Trunk Show and Side Hustle Sock Party runs Sunday, October 13th from 4-7pm At Weird Sisters Yarn shop.
Unraveled
1227 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

Fall Sale from September 27 - 29. Selected yarns from Kettle, HiKoo, Mirasol, and more up to 60% off!

During the sale, come check out the DanDoh Trunk Show. 4 new items featured this month!

Also, get together for open knitting every Sunday from 1:30pm-4:30pm. Come share your project or be inspired by others!
Knitted Wit Events

Knitted Wit will be at OFFF
Sept. 28 - 29. We're on the lawn, and are excited to see loads of friends!

Save the Date for the Halloween Harry Potter Pub Quiz Extravaganza & Menstruation Product Drive!
Saturday, November 2, 6 - 9.
JaMpdx at OFFF
Sept. 28 - 29

Get handmade ceramics at OFFF from Portland's own Jenn Gauer and Meghan Radick.
By Hand Serial Issue 10

In Issue #10 of By Hand Serial, we travel Montana’s Big Sky Country, from Bozeman’s Paradise Valley to Flathead and Swan Lakes, from Glacier National Park to Swan Lake, and from Missoula’s Bitterroot Valley to the peaks of the Sapphire Mountains.

Join us in exploring Montana through the eyes of a scratch sourdough bread baker; a father and son team who has built wooden canoes by hand for almost fifty years; textile, yarn, fiber, and macrame artists; a sewist who creates rugged bags built for adventure from waxed canvas and Pendleton wools; and a jeweler who uses reclaimed metal and stones mined from the earth to create unique pieces of wearable art.
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