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Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Virtual Program starts at 7 p.m.
CLICK HERE to join the meeting via ZOOM on Thursday, 7/9.
We're virtual for our July meeting to stay connected with our fiber community. 

Stranded knitting includes several traditions (e.g., Fair Isle, Scandinavian) and is used in very modern designs as well. Mary will discuss the traditions and techniques, including steeking, charts, and color dominance.

RUNNING LATE? Please join us. Your entrance won't disrupt the meeting. Pajamas are welcome—no one will see you, so be comfortable.
Download Mary's Handout
Raffle Sneak Peek
Charming project bag by Bella Bags
Coordinating skein of Valley Superwash DK Hand Dyed 100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool

Cute Knits for Baby Feet by Sue Whiting
with a 50g skein Joey's Baby Silk (60% Wool, 20% Bamboo, 20% Silk)

Moving Forward Wrap Pattern by Bayron Handmade
with 3 Skeins of Papiput (50% Merino Wool, 50% Silk)
Member Tip with Anna Lorton
Anna explores how we use non-knitting items to help in our knitting.
Show and Tell
Submit your photos! We would love it if you’d talk for a minute or two about your project during the meeting. If you won’t be there or would prefer not to speak, just let us know.

Email your photos to by the end of Tuesday, July 7th.
emPower People is a craftivism project aimed at uniting crafters of all mediums to engage people across communities to spark conversation, engagement and action in the political process to uphold social justice and human rights.
The emPower People's Call to Action:
  • We will not stand on the sidelines in 2020 and beyond.
  • We are at a pivotal moment in our country and we need to be actively engaged in politics.
  • We will stand united and ready to fight for our rights and the rights of others.
  • We will vote November 3rd.
Knit, crochet, or sew the emPower People Bandana and wear it proudly while …
  • Speaking against injustice
  • Attending gatherings
  • Marching
  • Voting
Ravelry's New Interface
People have been having issues with the new Ravelry interface. If you suffer from light-triggered migraines or have photosensitive epilepsy, please be careful when using the updated Ravelry site. If you live with either of these conditions, consider asking a friend to help you access your Ravelry account. 
Free Supply Pick‑Up and Toy Drop‑Off for Butterfly Boxes
Do you need more yarn, eyes or stuffing to create something cuddly for Butterfly Boxes? Do you have a few toys that you're ready to pass along? Email us to make arrangements for pick‑up and drop‑off times.
Butterfly Boxes, started by Puddletown member Adrienne and her sister-in-law, helps welcome refugees and asylum seekers to Oregon. Toys should be huggable and washable. Keep in mind that most of the refugees are people of color, and dolls' skin tones should reflect their image.

Check out our Ravelry page for pattern ideas. (See caution above regarding Ravelry's new interface.)
Thank you for your survey responses
We appreciate that you've taken the time to share your thoughts. We're reading your comments and are so excited by your ideas.

Join Puddletown's Virtual Knit Nights Every Tuesday
Drop-in anytime between 6 and 8 p.m.

The link changes weekly. Visit the Guild Events page for the current link.
We're using Zoom for our meetings and knit nights, but what is it?

Zoom is a virtual meeting program. There's no signup process or fee for you—just a quick registration.

When you click the event's link, you will be prompted to install Zoom if you haven't used it before. If you'd like to test it, you can click an event link at any time. Here's a quick video showing what to expect when you join the meeting.
Mark Your Calendar
Lorilee Beltman will show us how to do colorful cables on August 13th 
Loriliee's articles and designs have been published in books, magazines, and online mags. She is a 2018 Knit Star teacher, the former techniques columnist at Knitty, and an online instructor at Interweave and at Bluprint where her classes are consistent best-sellers.

Lorilee will show us how to add color to knitted cables. You'll be able to learn a lot by just watching. But, if you'd like to knit along with Lorilee during the meeting, please prepare a homework swatch.

Renate Yerkes (aka Elephino PDX) presents Selbuvotter: The Iconic Mittens of Norway
How did these humble hand warmers come about and go on to become a great Norwegian tradition and national treasure? How has this knitting tradition made room to include knitters across the globe?
Jennifer Berg will be visiting us on April 16th & 17th, 2021
If you registered for the workshop before we had to shift dates to April, your registration has automatically been transferred to the new date. If you have any questions, please email us

For full event details, visit the Puddletown's Guild Events page.
REGISTER for Jennifer Berg's Workshop at Brown Paper Tickets
Explore Jennifer Berg's designs
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Membership Renewal

Renew online: 
Email and we'll send an invoice. 

Membership dues after July 1st are prorated at $15.
Guild Leadership

If you'd like to be more involved with programming, special events, or administration within the Guild, we're looking for members to help sustain and grow our Board over the coming years.

For more information visit the About Us page, talk to one of the Board members at a meeting, or send a note to
Our mission is to promote a diverse community of knitters of all abilities, to support local fiber providers and artists from farm to needles, to model respect for the local fiber community by actively valuing their time and expertise.
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