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Knitters’ KnewsVolume 31, Issue 4 December 2010
December 13 Meeting:
"Co-opters," environment-talists, and multi-talented community leaders, Margaret Atkinson and Judith "Eric" Robinson are owners of and workers at The Green Mountain Spinnery in Putnam, Vermont.
Meetings held at West Side Club
437 County Hwy. M 6 pm Doors Open:
• KnitAid • Vendors • Library • Charity donation drop-off • Food & beverage available
7 pm Meeting Please do not put chairs in
the aisles in the meeting room. Thank you!
LIBRARY NOTE: The library will be located
past the vendor area in the room across from the restrooms. KnitAid will be located on the stage behind the vendors.
They describe it as "a yarn mill that is cobbled together from a group of antique machines and new technology, wedged into a building converted from an old gas station." It produces thousands of pounds of yarn each year. Here greasy, smelly raw materials are transformed into beautiful knitting fibers. At the December meeting, Margaret and Eric will have a slide presentation to show how that is done and will describe their roles as "co-opters." They'll also bring a trunk show and yarns to sell. Margaret describes The Spinnery as a place where "the folks are passionate about fiber and yarn as well as being part of an organization that tries to do what it does in an environment-tally/socially responsible way. Green Mountain Spinnery is one of the few certified organic wool mills in the United States. The staff is very focused on connections to the farmers who grow the fibers and to their customers that use them. (Continued on Page 6)
In this issue: December Vendors 2 November Minutes 3 Book Review 4 President’s Message 5 Tips & Tricks 7 Community Service 8-9 Member Spotlight 11 UFO Retreat 12 Upcoming Events 13 2011 Guild Meetings 14
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Sun Valley Fibers http://www.sunsetcat.com
Five Oaks Farm
Green Mountain Spinnery
Newsletter Committee Seeks Volunteers
We’re looking for one or more members to help with the following assignments:
• Write articles about yarny places from your travels
• Interview vendors & write articles • Take photos of meeting activities • Proofreading • Ideas? Contact Nancy at
Due date is the 16th of the prior month. Upcoming events will be included as calendar listings. Additional detail can be added by purchasing advertising space. Contact Peg at [email protected] Stash to sell? We accept classifieds! Articles and suggestions for newsletter content or improvements are always welcome!
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Monday, November 8, 2010 Meeting Minutes
Vice-president Marie Duquette opened the meeting at 7:00pm. Announcements: 1. Marie announced the passing of Lois Beduhn. Her family is selling her yarn on Craigslist (see newsletter for link). All proceeds will go to UW Whitewater in Lois’s memory. 2. Susan Gold gave a brief update on her trip to Kenya. She relayed her arrival at the Jukumu Letu Knitting Club and the presentation of the Guild’s yarn donations to the Woman’s knitting club. 3. Lois Anderson introduced the “Handmade Especially for You” project. These are knitted and crocheted comfort scarves to be given to abused women entering shelters. They should be made of soft yarn in bright colors and 4-5”x 60”. Lakeside Fibers, The Knitting Tree, Stitchers Crossing, and Sow’s Ear will be collecting scarf donations. 4. Kim Caisse reminded everyone of the Tiny Friends and Foes display. Deadline is Dec 1st; opening is Dec 17. 5. Marie announced a memorial for Melissa Matthay to be held on Sat, Nov 20 in the John Catlin Room at the Madison Masonic Center, 301 Wisconsin Ave from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and in the Grand Ballroom from 3 - 7:30 p.m. The event will be a tribute to her design work and a benefit for her sons, including a retrospective fashion show and silent auction of her designs. 6. Knitters Needed- a request by Megan Gordon who is working on a window display project and needs knitters to create tree cozies. She can be contacted @ 414-897-1273 or [email protected] for further details. Motion moved and seconded to accept October meeting minutes. Connie introduced our speaker for the evening, Amy Singer, founder of knitty.com and author of Big Girl Knits and No Sheep for You. Amy’s presentation for tonight is from No Sheep for You on the use of fibers other than wool, their classifications, how to substitute a non-wool yarn for a wool yarn, and specific characteristics of each type of fiber. More details on the fibers and her patterns can be found in her book. For the upcoming January UFO retreat, a reminder that if you are planning to eat lunch on Saturday please contact Kay Moffat for registration: 608-241-8716 or [email protected]. Advance payment is requested. Chair flyers announcing upcoming November events were provided by the Cat and Crow, Blackberry Ridge, Tis the Season, and Susan’s Fiber Shop.
Guests for this evening are Nikki Garrett, Joan Zechman, Jeanette Famulari, Kathy Peck, and Barbara Allen. The guild welcomes new members EveWilkie, Gloria Waity, Mary Kamp, Jennifer Rosen Heim, Joan Bachhuber, Maxine Pelt, Kathy Folk, Michelle Felber, Amy Keleny, Whitney Robinson. Show and Tell items were presented by Barbara Rottman, Shirley Buss, Jayne Coster, Amy Detjen, Tina Kaspar. Door prizes were graciously provided by Susan’s Fiber Shop, Tis the Season, Linda Loeffelhoelz. In addition, 2 guild knitting bags were given out. Meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m. -Kathy Digman, Secretary
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Green Mountain Spinnery welcomes you from the first page. There are beautiful colours and soft yarns begging you to start knitting. Green Mountain
Spinnery’s intention was to create a small, independent, mill that supported local farmers and was accessible to the public. Claire Wilson and Libby Mills, owners/operators of Green Mountain, noticed that more yarns were being imported into the US or made from petroleum products and they wanted to find a solution that would benefit everyone in the community.
Claire and Libby worked to incorporate green ideas into their production, reducing petroleum products from their soaps and even creating a custom scouring system to clean the fleeces. Green Mountain also started with the goal of supporting the diminishing agricultural community in Vermont. Through nearly four years of planning and detailed thought they were able to find old mills for usable equipment and refurbished an old gas station to open their mill and store front.
The book starts with a thorough introduction of the mill as well as the business plan behind Green
Mountain. The background of how the spinning machinery came to be at Green Mountain Spinnery gives a very interesting history. We are shown some of the the research that is required to best operate a small mill. The many questions and concerns they came up with before they felt comfortable opening Green Mountain Spinnery shows the huge undertaking operating a mill presents.
Patterns from Green Mountain Spinnery have a distinct style. They are colourful, artistic, patterned motifs, which leads to a bit of controversy. The sweaters have gorgeous stranded designs, but lack the more fitted shapes that many knitters look for. The patterns do accentuate the Green Mountain Yarns beautifully but are not the currently trendy fitted garments. I do think that these designs appeal aesthetically to most knitters and they offer varying levels of difficulty both in stitch arrangement and garment construction. However, since the patterns have simple lines, and little shaping, they do run the risk of feeling “old fashioned”. Along with the many beautiful sweaters offered there are also some lovely baby clothes and socks that may be more appealing to a wider audience of knitter.
I truly enjoyed learning about this unique operation and I hope they continue to operate in their current manner as a way of reawakening all that small communities that have to offer.
Please check out The Green Mountain Spinnery Knitting Book in the Guild Library.
- Amanda Haynes
The Green Mountain Spinnery Knitting Book
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Happy Holidays from your Guild President, Kate Findley!
As the holidays approach, I see knitters separating into two very distinctive groups: those who knit gifts for the holidays and those who do not. I’m firmly in the latter group. I can’t knit gifts for thirteen nieces and nephews (and their significant others,) four siblings and their partners, parents, and all the in-laws and their partners unless I planned a significant amount of knitting time. I also like to avoid the angst which comes with knitting on a deadline and contemplating whether or not the intended recipient is knit-worthy. Some knitters have strong feelings about this topic. I may have to check out the Ravelry group “Say No To Christmas Knitting.”
Are you knitting gifts and in search of some inspiration?
Check your local yarn shop for these books:
• Handknit Holidays: Knitting Year-Round for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Winter Solstice by Melanie Falick
• Interweave Presents Knitted Gifts: Irresistible Projects to Make & Give by Ann Budd • Last-Minute Knitted Gifts and More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts by Joelle Hoverson and
Anna Williams • Gifted: Lovely Little Things to Knit and Crochet by Mags Kandis • Great Knitted Gifts by Andrea and Gayle Shackleton • Holiday Knits: 25 Great Gifts from Stockings to Sweaters by Allison Isaacs and Sara Lucas • 101 Designer One-Skein Wonders, Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders, and Sock Yarn One-
Skein Wonders, all by Judith Durant
Believe me, this is just the tip of the iceberg – there are plenty of books out there with hundreds of ideas that range from easy to intricate. On Ravelry there are “Last-Minute Holiday Knit-Alongs,” and groups like “2010 Christmas Knitting and Crocheting,” “Holiday Knits,” “Hand-Made Holidays” and “Christmas Knitting.” Find these patterns on Ravelry: Chanukkiah Menorah dishcloth; Snow Forest Yule Table Runner, Winter Solstice Table Runner, Christmas Tree Hat & Elfin Socks, dishcloth patterns with a Christmas tree, ornament, or bell, knitted ornaments… and you can even knit a set of Christmas lights!
Need more inspiration? Check out the free patterns or find a local knitting group on the Guild
website. Inquire at your local yarn shop about groups that knit at their shop. Frantically knitting gifts? Remember the Mayo Clinic’s Ten Tips to Prevent Holiday Stress:
1. acknowledge your feelings 6. plan ahead 2. reach out 7. learn to say no 3. be realistic 8. don’t abandon healthy habits 4. set aside differences 9. take a breather 5. stick to a budget 10. seek professional help if you need it
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Green Mountain Spinnery Continued from Page 1:
Both Margaret and Eric learned to knit at early ages (8 and 10) from their grand-mothers, and have more recently learned to spin. They admit that their designs originate from "trying to figure out how to construct something" and/or result from a customer or family request that may be sketched out on the back of an envelope. Margaret seemed destined to become an academic and embarked on earning a Ph.D. in anthropology which does not equate with practical work. She was a naturalist for the New York City Parks Department, she and her husband ran an organic farm which included sheep, and she has been a fundraiser for non-profit groups that focus on social justice and anti-poverty issues. When she's not knitting or working at the co-op, she and her husband are raising an active son and volunteering in the community. She is also the chairperson of the local school board. Margaret's role as worker/owner of The Spinnery includes heading the sales and marketing department, and leading the product development team. She can also run the spinning frame in a pinch.
Eric has been an outdoor educator, a Girl Scout leader for 47 years, a camp director, and a trip leader on Vermont's Long Trail. She has taught vocal music at Vermont Academy for 18 years, and has enjoyed many years with summer stock theater, both as a performer and music director. She has two children. Her involvement with The Spinnery began as a customer and morphed into a substitute for workers on vacation. She made herself indispensible, and now is part owner, tech editor, knitwear designer, and computer guru. Both women have Wisconsin ties. Margaret Atkinson visits relatives in West Allis and Judith "Eric" Robinson attended Lawrence College in Appleton where she knitted during her Music Aesthetics class. Margaret was part of the team that produced The Spinnery's 99 Yarns and Counting; she designed “Margarita's Poncho” published by The Spinnery, “Beribboned Bonnet” in One Skein Wonders, and “Botanical” in Twist Collective, Spring 2009. Eric has worked on Spinnery patterns in 99 Yarns and Counting and a pattern in Reversible Knitting by Lynne Barr. - Janet Fishbain
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Lois Anderson spoke at our
November meeting. She set up a group on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/andersons-handmade-with-love
Handmade Especially for You hopes to provide a scarf to every woman entering an abuse shelter simply because she was brave enough to get there. Suggestions: Use soft yarn for comfort (avoid wool for allergies,) pick happy colors, make it 4-5 inches wide and 60 inches long, use a pattern of your choice, add novelty yarn or ribbon to make it unique. Free gift tag templates are available on the Web site.
When you have completed the scarf, roll it up and tie it with a ribbon or yarn and contact: Lois Anderson [email protected]
Great FREE patterns for teens and adults:
If you don’t have a Ravelry account
and would like a copy of any of these patterns, contact Nancy, at [email protected] or (608) 270-9247.
Stash Storage What will you do with all the new yarn and supplies that you receive for Christmas or Hannukah?
Tyler Handmade Make it yourself! How about a wall of repurposed coffee cans? Or maybe hand-carved plastic milk jugs are more your style? Free how-to instructions here! Lots of other great ideas too.
WeeOnes Handmade circular needle holders made by a Guild member’s friend! http://www.etsy.com/shop/weeones
Suggests inexpensive storage products from IKEA, The Container Store, Target, or Hobby Lobby.
Member’s Suggestions: • China cabinet – great display! • Dressers • Hanging shoe holders • Clothes Hampers • Laundry or other baskets • Ottoman with removable cover • Under-bed shoe holder • Banker’s Boxes – with drawers • Cardboard storage stand • Recycled lettuce/spinach
boxes • Pop-up fabric cubes from
Dollar Tree • Extra-large zip bags • Suitcases • Hanging wire baskets • Tote bags hung in closet
Interested in compiling tips for this monthly column? Have a tip to share? Contact: [email protected]
Tips & Tricks
Handmade Especially for You
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December Community Project
Food Pantry Drive
Your quality non-perishable food donations, personal hygiene items, dish soaps, paper towels, saran wraps, etc. are much needed! No knitting donation this month, but we will gladly take your unwanted yarn and redistribute for community projects!
Members are welcome to take the donated yarn from the basket by the meeting room doorway to use for MKG community projects. Or the yarn can be purchased for $1/skein for personal use. The money collected will go to that month’s community project. Add another 56 handmade items… and we’re up to 272 donated items this year! We collected the most ADORABLE mitten and hat sets. Thank you also to the knitting angels that made wool mittens, there will be many more warm hands this winter.
- Jennifer Retzlaff, Community Projects Coordinator
Madison High Schools Let’s help Madison’s high school kids start winter with warm hats, mittens and scarves. Go wild with your stash—they’ll love it! Many transient families join the school system mid-year. In addition to being a teenager, this transition without school supplies is very stressful. Let’s help them with a few comforts. School supplies: lined notebook paper, binders, pens, pencils, highlighters, calculators, earphones. These students desperately need good quality backpacks. Want to help, but watching your own budget? This is a great team project. “Buddy up” with a knitting pal and buy one large durable backpack. (I still remember lugging home 20 pounds of textbooks every night.)
• East Purgolders – Purple & Gold • LaFollette Lancers – Red & Gray • Memorial Spartans – Green & White • West Regents – Maize & Blue
Handmade Especially For You
Scarves, scarves, scarves! Please see article on Page 7
February Community Project
Set aside the red yarn in your stash… you know there will be extra after the holidays!
The theme color for the 2011 Polar Plunge is cardinal red. One of our projects will be making hats for the Special Olympics volunteers!
Community Service Projects
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To our wonderful donors and contributors:
- Excerpt from thank-you letter sent to the Guild
Our small group of Edgewood College Nursing Students, Edgewood College faculty, and an RN from Meriter Hospital traveled to Guatemala this past August. Thanks to all of your wonderful donations, we were able to supply 2,300 children with toothbrushes and toothpaste, give medical supplies to numerous clinics, physicians, and hospitals, and give school supplies to many different schools. We developed puppet shows to teach children about hand washing, first aid, tooth brushing, and sexually transmitted infections. We packed all of the donated things we were given -- toothbrushes, vitamins, baby blankets, syringes, boxes of gloves, medical tape, colored pencils, hand-made baby hats and much, much more. We will never forget the experiences and time we spent in this beautiful country. Guatemala is a country that is scarred by war and poverty. The people there live a life full of struggle and hardship. But in many ways, the people are not scarred by this struggle. They understand what it is like to live without materialistic things, without things that we would consider basic life necessities. us. They accepted us and did not judge. They simply wanted to know and love us. If the people that we encountered on our trip learned half as much from us as we have learned from them, then our trip was a wonderful success. Your donations contributed to the success of our life-changing trip and you helped people in great need. We thank your from the bottom of our hearts! (We) will continue to take students to Guatemala yearly. Contact Nancy Comello, RN, Edgewood Faculty/Meriter Hospital if you have any questions or concerns at (608)663-2220 or [email protected] Sincerely, Edgewood College Volunteers
Community Service Thank-yousKenyan children in their new caps!
Kenyan mothers pose with Susan Gold and their new stashes of yarn from Madison Knitters’ Guild!
Guatemalan children show off their new toothbrushes
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Join Us For Knit Night! Sip. Knit. Eat.
Yola's Cafe knit night is the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 5-8 pm. Bring what you’re working on, or begin something new. Other knitters will share tips, socialize, eat, drink and merrily knit the evening away! Dinner, beverages, desserts and snacks served until closing.
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 7:00 - 4:30 Sat. 7:00 - 3:00 Sun. Closed Next to Brennan’s on Watts Road
There is always something new and beautiful at the River Boutique and Yarn...new yarns, jewelry, art, fabulously unique ready- to-wear pieces, pattern books and needles, always a comfy chair to knit in....help developing a new project....classes too...and an extra hand when you need it.
Relax with the gypsies at the River, where ideas flow and the creativity is "current"
River Boutique and Yarn 18900 West Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI
in the West Galleria www.riverboutiqueyarn.com
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Wanda and Sonja Hahn have been knitting since
high school. Their Home Ec class was given a choice of learning to knit or crochet. The class voted to learn knitting. Wanda and Sonja, who are twins, have been knitting ever since.
Since starting a new job on second shift, Sonja doesn’t get nearly as much knitting time as she’d like. She now knits mostly on weekends. On the flip side, Wanda works at Prairie Junction in Sun Prairie a couple of days each week knitting samples and doing finish work – sewing sweaters together, finishing a steeked project (take note those of you who are terrified to cut into your knitting!) repairing cherished items, and whatever else calls for her expertise.
Wanda first accepted the job as finisher about 25 years ago, just a few weeks before Christmas. She was overwhelmed and enlisted Sonja’s help. “We had no idea what we’d gotten ourselves into!” they said, shaking their heads. They worked ‘round the clock and managed to have everything finished before Christmas. Things have settled down a bit since then. “I’ve had to learn to say ‘no’,” says Wanda, regretfully.
In addition to knitting for themselves, Sonja and Wanda have also done custom knitting for clients throughout the area. It wasn’t something that greatly interested them, so they would set a price that they were sure would be too high. “That didn’t work!” Wanda and Sonja both said, laughing. “The customer would say, ‘Okay, fine,’” and we’d have another project to knit.” They were quick to say, “We don’t do that anymore!” What was your favorite project? Wanda: An afghan I made for a friend. My friend had sheep and spun the wool, but she didn’t knit. I knit the afghan using a Rambling Rose pattern in several of my friend’s different wools in their natural colors. Sonja: My favorite project was a knitted wedding dress for my cousin’s fiancé. It was a two-piece tunic and skirt pattern. It was knit in Bambino yarn and it took around three months to make.
I asked Sonja what her first thought was upon being asked if she’d knit a wedding dress. “Is she nuts?!” said both sisters in unison. What was your first project? Wanda: My first project was a burgundy scarf, knit in a cable pattern in that first Home Ec knitting class. Sonja: It was so long ago I don’t remember. What has knitting brought to your life? Wanda: Meeting new people. When we first joined the Guild it was a relatively small group where we all knew each other’s names. We knew the more experienced
knitters and we’d go to them for help. It’s still a very friendly group but there are so many people I don’t know. Sonja: It’s allowed me to express my artistic side. I can think outside the box and try colors and patterns that allow me to create something unique.
Wanda and Sonja Hahn are past co-Vice Presidents of the Madison Knitters Guild. Although their schedules prevent them from attending meetings, they keep current with Guild activities through the newsletter. They really miss being with all the friends they’ve made in the Guild.
Of course, they knit the sweaters they’re wearing in the picture. Sonja, left, knit her sweater in Tahki Soho using the Circumnavigated Cardigan pattern. Wanda knit her sweater with mill ends of Brown Sheep yarn in a free-with-purchase pattern, Smocked Top Sweater.
KNITTING COMMISSION ~ Need someone to knit male adult mittens in red with a white maple leaf. Please contact [email protected] for further details.
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Come along… to the UFO Knitting Retreat!
January 21-23, 2011 Too many UFOs? One UFO that’s causing too much grief? Pack them up and bring them along to the knitting
retreat in New Glarus! Chipping away at our UFOs together will be a fun way to make some progress on those space invaders. Even one weekend devoted to shooting them down will put a dent in the hull of their massive ship!
Join us for the weekend or one day. Finishing a project will earn you a chance for a gift certificate. Meet new
friends and relax in an old world atmosphere. Registration is FREE for Guild members, and guests are only $5.00 at the door. A special buffet lunch will be
served on Saturday for $16.25, which includes tax & gratuity. Please let Kay Moffat know if you’ll attend the Saturday lunch: 608-241-8716 or [email protected]. Advance payment is requested.
For hotel reservations, call Chalet Landhaus 1-800-944-1716 Ask for the Knitters’ Guild room rate of $65 Single or $85 Double (+10.5% tax)
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Microbes Unite! We're getting closer and closer to the opening
date of Our Tiny Friends and Foes at the Overture Center. Participants include elementary and middle school students, members of the Madison crochet, embroidery and knitting guilds, local artists, staff at Willy St. Coop, a music education specialist from Finland, and many more!
owner of City Knits in Detroit is working on an amazing piece, a bactertiophage knited in 6 part hexagonal units.
The amazing thing is the
way she came up with joining the "pie wedges" so that the final join looks identical to the others, which are basically like entrelac.
There's still time to
participate! Friday, December 3, The Sow's Ear in Verona will host a special edition of Late Night Knit: Microbe Party.
Kim Caisse will be at the
December Madison Crochet Guild and Madison Knitters' Guild meetings to collect your cells and germs, and you can mail them to Beth Racette at the Overture Center.
Fiber Events Now: Valentina Devine Designs at The Dining Room, Monticello www.209main.com Now - Dec. 4: Minnowknits Trunk Show, Sister-Arts Studio, Chicago, IL Dec. 11: Sixth Annual Holiday Craftacular, The East Side Club, Madison http://www.craftacular.glitterworkshop.com/ Dec. 17 – Feb. 6: Our Tiny Friends and Foes, Overture Center Playhouse Gallery, Madison January 14-16: In the Wool Winter Wool Weekend, Woodridge Lodge, Portage www.inthewool.com January 21-21: VogueKnitting Live! New York City www.vogueknitting.com February 25-27: Sheep in the City Get Away, Best Western Airport Hotel & Conf. Center, Milwaukee, April 7-9: Wisconsin Spin-In, Country Springs Resort, Pewaukee www.wispinin.org August 25-28: Stitches Midwest, Schaumburg, IL www.knittinguniverse.com/stitches Don’t see it here? Send your suggestions to: [email protected]
MADISON KNITTERS’ GUILD PO BOX 14443 MADISON WI 53708
2011 GUILD MEETINGS Jan. 10 - Diane Zangl
Vendors: Cat&Crow Bleating Heart Haven
Feb. 14 - Meg Swanson
Vendors: Woolgatherers LTD Sow’s Ear
Mar. 14 - Candace Eisner-Strick
Vendors: Susan's Fiber Shop FireFly Fibers
Apr. 11 - Sally Mellville
Vendors: Stitchers’ Crossing Sutter’s Gold’n Fleece
May 9 – Annual Meeting