Monthly Meetings

The Valley Weavers & Spinners meetings are on the first Tuesday of the month. Social Hour starts at 6:00 pm and the meetings start at 7:00 pm. We meet at the Denkmann-Hauberg house at 1300 24th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201.

If you are a gps funster here are the coordinates:
41.4993, -90.567195
41.4993-90.567195

N41° 29.958', W090° 34.0317'(precision: address)


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
Tuesday - May 3 - Hauberg Center, Rock Island
6:00 Fiber Hour - 7:00 Meeting


Monday, March 28, 2016

Valley Weavers & Spinners
Meeting - April 5
6:00 Social Hour  - 7:00 Meeting
Hauberg Civic Center, Rock Island

Program:
Discussion and Sharing of Techniques for Adding Beads to Knitting.  You’re invited to bring items you’ve made, beads that work especially well, or special tools you’ve used to help you incorporate beads in a knitting project.   

Friday, February 26, 2016


Valley Weavers & Spinners March Meeting
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - Hauberg Center, Rock Island
Social Hour 6 - Meeting 7

Program:  BRAIN NUGGETS
Each day, you probably learn something new. In addition to Show and Tell, you're invited to share something fiber related that you’ve learned from an article you’ve recently read, a YouTube video you explored, or something you just plain experienced.  So that all get to participate, limit sharing to 5 minutes.  If we have extra time, more can be shared. 

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
February 2, 2016 - Hauberg Center, RI
6:00 Social Hour - 7:00 Meeting

Program:  Navajo/Chain Plying
Demo and discussion led by Denise and Linda.  Bring wheels and anything to add to the discussion if you also do chain plying, or if you want to try this technique.  

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Two events for January 2016!

Tuesday, January 5 - Meeting
Hauberg Civic Center, Rock Island
6:00 take down Christmas tree decorations 
7:00 Meeting… plan our year… bring ideas!

Saturday, January 9
Celebrate Distaff Day with our friends from Clinton.
10:00-2:00 — In the Fireplace Room at the LeClaire Library, 323 Wisconsin Street. It will again be a potluck lunch.  Bring your wheels, knitting, weaving, etc. 

2016 Dues - $20 single/$25 family. You can bring them to the meeting or send them to Jan 

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
November 3 - 6:00 social hour - 7:00 Meeting
Hauberg Civic Center, Rock Island, IL

Congratulations VW&S members! 
Shepherdess Lee Ann reported at our meeting that through our generous donations over the years to Heifer International, we have collected $1710 to purchase 9 sheep @$120, 1 llama @ $150, and 1 knitting basket @ $480 [a llama, sheep, angora goat, and rabbit]. 

Upcoming Events:
- Winter in Bloom - Open House at Hauberg, December 6
- November day trip to Dubuque and Galena

Monday, August 31, 2015

Valley Weavers & Spinners Meeting
Tuesday - September 1
Hauberg Center, Rock Island
6:00 Social Hour - 7:00 Meeting

Program:  Abi and Gail have been working through the yarns in Sarah Anderson’s book — The Spinners Book of Yarn Designs.  They have been experimenting with ideas in her book, making different types of yarns which they will show and tell us about. 

Upcoming Events

September 11-13 — Wisconsin Sheep and Wool, east of Madison…  http://www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com

October 17 - Bishop Hill Spin In… Bishophillfiberguild.org… Mossville Jr. High near Peoria.

October 10 - Iowa Federation Meeting… Pocahontas, Iowa, Hosted by Little Sioux Spinners and Weavers of Northwest Iowa   www.iowaweaversandspinners.org    Lara Neel, the guest speaker, is the author of Sock Architecture, a book to guide you into the world of knitting the most unique, wonderful, and awesome socks of your life. She is also a spinner and weaver who is learning to sew.