September ACTIVITIES – WHAT’S ON YOUR NEEDLES?
Below are photos presented at the September Guild meeting and photos submitted during the month of September. Show and Share is now a mix of in-person presented projects and photos submitted by Guild members. Bring your Show and Share items to the next in-person Guild meeting and show them in person! Download a Show and Share form here. If you can’t make it to an in-person meeting or there isn’t one, we will continue to welcome photos submitted by Guild members via email or text. As always, instructions for submitting your photos for posting are at the bottom of the page.
Click on any photo in the Gallery to enlarge or start a slide show, then scroll down to read details regarding the photos. For convenience, new photos will be added at the beginning of the gallery as they arrive, so check back periodically.
A complete list and links to all Guild Photo Galleries can be found on the drop-down menu under the Guild Info tab.
Details regarding projects
Betty Kemper – Simple Socks, pattern from Ravelry. Knit in Honey Girls Farm fingering weight yarn, Fantastic Beasts colorway. This was Betty’s first time knitting socks, it won’t be her last!
Willa Cather: Dry Creek Shawl designed by Romi Hill, knit in Auzanometer Fingering, a rayon/bamboo yarn. Willa notes yarn was “pretty heavy to be called fingering”. She knit this as part of a 2022 Summer KAL
Susan Shock: Cement Mixer Roll Neck pullover, knit with Universal Yarn Uptown Worsted, an acrylic yarn from Susan’s stash “I gave my vehicle-obsessed great nephew a choice of 5 vehicles and this is what he chose.”
Susan Shock: Yellow Brick Rodeo summer tee, designed by Mary Annarella, knit in Newton’s Yarn Country Linen Tencel from the Guild’s stash sale. “An easy pandemic knit.”
Renate Kamm: Summary Shawl designed by Renate, knit in Less Traveled Sock yarn, 75% merino from Argentina and 25% nylon. “It’s a true 1-skein project.”
Sandy Yayanos: 3 Bermuda Shawls designed by Ilga Leja, knit in variegated self-striping yarns – Noro Taiyo Sock and Ravel Ridge Alight, wool and wool blends. “Just fun and relaxing.”
Mika Sawada: Bermuda Shawl designed by Ilga Leja, unspecified yarn.
Theresa Kotanchek: Lily linen top designed by Yumiko Alexander, knit in DanDoh Yarn Linen. “Completed as part of a Fall 2022 KAL.”
Theresa Kotanchek: Iris Tank Top, designed by Along avec Anna, knit in a Verb for Keeping Warm Annapurna Cashmere. “Loved stitch pattern, but too big. Should have knit a smaller size and/or smaller needle.”
Theresa Kotanchek: #8601 Mama Goldilocks Poncho” designed by Laura Bryant using various Prism yarns. “This is my second Mama Goldilocks Poncho… Decided to make my second one in a vibrant color.”
Coleen Davis: Gold and Green Vest: “I knit curved cable strips starting with green yarns gradating into gold yarns. I added hemline ribbing at the side seams.”
Coleen Davis: Triangles Vest “I used 3 same-brand yarns in various triangle shapes to knit this vest. Very different from my usual 50-yarn miscellaneous yarns and fibers.”
How to submit your photos
Photos can be submitted either via text message or email to Kerry Nare. (Kerry’s phone number and direct email address can be found in the Guild Directory.) Image file sizes should be as large as possible for clarity (ideally greater than 500 kb please). Keep in mind when you take your photos, that projects show up best against solid backgrounds. Include a description of your project, pattern and designer name, yarn used, how you came to knit your project, and any other information you wish viewers to know, and when texting be sure to include your name!
* Did you know? Smart phones have much better cameras than iPads or tablets, so if you have a choice, take your photos with your phone. You can text photos directly from your phone, no need to download first.
While there is no set deadline for submissions, please submit your projects by the 4th Monday of the month to ensure it is posted before the next News Blast goes out. Photos are posted according to the month they are received.