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The Crayon Project of 2018

As a fun project for this year, our program chair Rosemary Lytle had us do a Crayon Project. Pretty simple – draw 3 random crayons blindly from a bag, then create something using those colors! We drew our crayons in … Continue reading

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Newberry “Two Gals and a Fork” Tour, July 2018

Several Guild members went on this tour in Newberry, and it was a big hit! Here are some photos.

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Sea Ayre Suri Alpaca Farm Visit, April 2018

On April 25, the guild had an outing to the Sea Ayre Suri Alpaca farm, about 35 miles south of Columbia. A good time was had by all, and everyone went home with alpaca fiber! Click on any thumbnail to … Continue reading

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John Blue Cotton Festival, October 2017

The annual John Blue Cotton Festival is held the second weekend of October each year on the grounds of the historic John Blue home. Sherry was there this year – the 34th annual event – to talk about spinning cotton. … Continue reading

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SC State Fair 2017

Several guild members – Debby, Peggy, Rosemary, Wendy, Resi, and Ann – attended the SC State Fair this year. In addition to great displays, we demonstrated the use of hand cards, a drum carder, a blending board, spinning, plying, knitting, … Continue reading

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Clio Cotton Festival, Oct 2017

October 7, 2017 was the 12th annual Cotton festival in the town of Clio, SC. The festival is always the first Sat in October, as the cotton is harvested mid Sept to mid October. In this picture, Karen is talking … Continue reading

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Old McCaskill’s Farm, April 2017

On April 22, 2017, the Guild held a Spinning & Weaving Demo at Old McCaskill’s Farm in Rembert, SC (near Camden) on Sheep Shearing Day. Participants were Karen Jean, Jennifer, Sherry Phillips (who demo’d on her Great Wheel), Wendy, Peggy … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing Program, April 2017

The Guild held a program on Natural Dyeing at Green Pastures Farm on April 8, 2017. Green Pastures Farm is in Prosperity, SC. Everybody dyed 4 mini skeins of Merino wool yarn in 4 colors: Black Walnut (harvested from our … Continue reading

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SC State Fair, October 2016

We had a booth at the SC State Fair in October 2016.

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