Below are photos from the November Guild meeting as well as a few photos submitted during the month of November. 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 an ini-person meeting, submit your photos via email or text. As always, instructions for submitting your photos for posting are at the bottom of this page.
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Alice Chary – Forest Stroll Blanket
The Forest Stroll Blanket, designed by Jared Flood. Alice knit this using Brooklyn Tweed tones, in the color “Lychee”. The lace pattern represents acorns.
Colleen Davis – Striped Vest
Colleen’s own design. “Aboriginal art was the inspiration for this vest. Striped sections, vertically, horizontally and curved were knit to form an abstract design.”
November 1 Guild Meeting
Tania Marshall – Fun-tastic Mystery Throw
“Fun-tastic Mystery Throw” designed by Melissa Leapman. Knit in Anzula For Better or Worsted, Desert Blooms color-way kit. A fun project from a Knitopia Las Vegas class with Melissa.
Michelle Bolden models a sweater knit by a friend
Unknown pattern. Per Michelle “The style is similar to one of Norah Gaughan’s designs. Just two big squares and two tiny rectangles for sleeves.”
Anna Walden – Old Man sweater
“Old Man Sweater” designed by Anna. Knit in Cotton Supreme/Hosta Sapling, brindle color; patches knit in Juniper Moon Farm Bud, multiple colors. “I wanted this to be like an old man’s favorite sweater, worn and patched in many places with random colors.”
Anna Walden – striped sleeveless pullover
“Jumper” designed by Anna. Knit in same yarn as the Old Man Sweater – leftover cotton in multiple colors. “What to do with all than yarn leftover from the Old Man Sweater.”
Stephanie Souviney – Ginsberg textured cardigan
“Ginsberg” pattern, designed by Norah Gaughan. Knit in 90% Alpaca, 10% wool – a brown, bulky weight yarn. “An interesting knit of cables and blocks” – a modular knit worked in multiple directions.
Karen des Jardins – circular baby blanket
“North Star Blanket” designed by Karen V. Edwards, crocheted in Brown Sheep Cotton Top, 50% cotton and 50% wool. “Deep stash yarn. The pattern required extra research to find it on the Wayback Machine.” [an archival website]
Willa Cather – Lulu pullover
“Lulu” designed by Julie Weisenberger, Cocoknits. Knit in Shibui Twig, “Paloma” colorway, a linen blend. A top-down, seamless pullover with set-in sleeves.
Theresa Kotanchek – Lacy Squared Summer Wrap
“Lacy Squared Summer Wrap” designed by Maggie Jackson, knit with MaggiKnits Maggi’s Linen in black and grape colors and Maggi’s Mohair, lilac color.
Theresa Kotanchek – Swing back linen shawl
Swing back linen shawl, designed by Maggie Jackson, knit in MaggiKnits Maggi’s Linen in black, white, red, and gray and MaggiKnits Maggi’s Mist Slub in red.
Nathine Nelson – Slipstravaganza shawl
“Slipstravaganza” shawl, designed by Stephen West. Nathine used mainly stash yarns.
Maria Gualda – Slices shawl with trumpet tassels
“Slices Shawl” pattern designed by Jennifer Dassau, with Trumpet felted tassels, designed by Nicky Epstein. Knit in multiple worsted-weight yarns – merino, alpaca, cashmere fibers. All yarns were from Guild stash sales. Trumpets flowers were felted, “one of which was superwash merino that was food dyed! It was great fun to make!”
Sydnie Wauson – Mauvelous shawl
“Mauvelous” shawl designed by Lesley Anne Robinson, knit in various fingering weight wool-blend yarns from Sydnie’s stash. “My first successful brioche project!”
Sydnie Wauson – slip-stitch sideways shawl
“Your Slip is Showing” KAL shawl designed by Casapinka, knit in Baah La Jolla and Malabrigo Sock, and mystery stash sale yarns in various shades of purple and pink. “An easy but looong knit.”
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.