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The Carolina Spinners, Weavers, and Knitters Guild will hold its first meeting of 2022 on Saturday January 8 at 10:30 am at Grace Episcopal Church, 1315 Lyttleton Street, in Camden. After our business meeting and show and tell we will … Continue reading
Our color challenge this year is based on sky photos. Member Wendy Koehler did a great job of collecting photos for us to select at random – no peeking!! Last year’s Bird Challenge really brought out our member’s creativity, so … Continue reading
We had so much fun with out Crayon Challenge last year that we’ve decided to have a color challenge every year. This year member Cindy Babcock printed color photos of birds – nature’s little show-offs! – and we each blindly … Continue reading
Our guild was delighted to take part in this year’s Spring Shearing Farm Day at Old McCaskills Farm. Debby and Lisa were there with their spinning wheels.
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
Several Guild members went on this tour in Newberry, and it was a big hit! Here are some photos.
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
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
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