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Arlene did  a great last minute demo of a scarf idea. She showed crochet cast on, crochet hem trim, carrying colors up the side, backstitch bind off and also did a blocking demo. Interested knitters watched Arlene's demonstration.Terry made this beautiful blue sweater. Kay shows her sweater and socksKay's fairisle sweater features a built in pattern from her machineKay made these socks on her machine. They were knitted flat and beautifully seamed with a perfectly flat Bickford seam.Helen models her gorgeous knitted skirt. The hem technique made a lovely perfect hem.Helen's secret to a perfect hem is grossgrain ribbon woven into eyelets in the hem. This gives a great stable finish.Dorothe shows a scarf she made on her machine.Dorothe's scarf up close to make the pattern viewable. This was knitted double bed and so pretty.Carol models her drop stitch scarf. She knitted on every needle then dropped every other stitch for a very pretty and drapey scarf.Carol also made this pick up stitch scarf. It is hard to see in the photo, but it looked like cables. The scarf is knitted single bed. Carol used a technique from Hand-Manipulated stitches for the stitch pattern.Linda made this darling baby sweater with matching pants as a gift for a friend.Linda models her fairisle sweater made from a hand knitting pattern - but much faster.New member, Regina, models her shrug vest. She has adopted machine knitting in a big way and has acquired several machines in the last couple of months.This is the back of Regina's shrug.New member, Karen, models a sweater she made on her KX-350 of Alpaca Yarn from Regina's alpacas. She says she wears this all the time. Karen has also been acquiring machines at an amazing rate.Karen made this darling hat with the cable edge on her machine from instructions she got from a lady on Ravelry. The photos do not do this justice. Karen did an awesome job on it.Ellen, also a new machine knitter, shows her scarf with piecrust trim that is her first machine knit project.Yoshi made these hats for donation at the request of a friend.
January 2012 Show and Tell
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At the April Meeting, Linda C demonstrated cut and sew neckband techniquesHere you can see the neckband in process. The machine sewing will be covered by the bandThis is one of Linda's neck band samplesThis sample shows another variation of the bandPeggy brought a Preemie size Cupcake hat that she made at a Louisiana seminarAlso at the seminar, Peggy made one of Sandy's Shawls. The pattern is on our free pattern page. The shawl is made of two strands of Glenspun yarn in a loose tuck stitchPeggy shows her baby quillow afghan. The afghan is made on every other needle with yarn from Hobby Lobby in a tuck pattern on the standard machine.Janice made this lace sample on her Studio Standard Gauge machine.Kay used the Card 3 book and made many samples and variations of the suggestions in the book.Linda M shows a Fan Stitch Sample made on the bulky machineLinda M tried out Entrelac on her standard machineThis is a close up of Linda's M's fan laceLinda C tried out beading on this tuck stitch scarfLinda C made a tan scarf with handspun trimNancy made an afghan in Tunisian Crochet
June 2012 Show and Tell
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Barbara shows her handknit shawlDorothe made an afghan on her machine and brought it to show us.Gail is wearing a crocheted sweater and showing us her machine knitted skirtThis new machine knitter is making swatches of techniques and organizing them in a binderGail made this green pullover sweater on her machineGail models the cardigan she made that matches the pull overJanell made an afghan with her garter carriageThis is a close up detail of Janell's afghanYoshi models her handknit sweater
June 2012 Show and Tell
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April 2012 Show and Tell
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June 2012 Show and Tell
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Kay demos Card 3 patternCard 3 is a standard punchcard in the cards that come with most punchcard machines. This pattern is not built into the electronic machines, so must be input manually. Some of the many patterns that can be made with Card 3Card 3 tuck pattern variation number 34 in the bookCard 3 tuck pattern variation number 34 in the bookLacy effect with card 3 and out of work needles with lifted stitches.Card 3 weaving pattern variationAnother weaving variation with card 3 Evelyn brought this vest with a draped front. The pattern was in News and Views, December 1989 and is back in fashion today.Arlene showed this crochet preemie poncho with machine knit hat. She makes many of these for charity.Barbara handknit this sweater from handdyed yarn. The yarn is from Just Our Yarn.Dorothe brought this baby afghan she made for charity.Linda knit this endless scarf on her PassapKay made a scarf and brought it to show us.Edee modeled her hand knit cowl.
September 2012 Show and Tell
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