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
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.
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.
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
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.
October 10 - Iowa Federation Meeting… Pocahontas, Iowa, Hosted by Little Sioux Spinners and Weavers of Northwest Iowawww.iowaweaversandspinners.orgLara 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.