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Sutter's Gold 'n Fleece Newsletter 
June 2010
Writer: Linda Cook                                                                     Editor: Liz Sutter
in this issue
What's New
Classes and Workshops
Up coming Events
Greetings!
 
It is finally summer, the season we wait for all year in the North Woods.  A time when we can think of knitting outside.  Pick a nice day and come and knit with us on the porch.  Liz, Claire, and Linda  
 
PS Did anyone loose an expensive Dodge car key this winter? One was found in the driveway.
 
What's New 
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Interested in cables?  A new book has arrived, "Power cables", the ultimate guide to knitting inventive cables by Lily Chin.
 
From Blackberry Ridge, 2 new patterns:  "Three Cozy Lace Scarves" designed by Dorothy Siemens, and "A week in the Life of a knitter's Cat".  This is a pattern of 7 scarves, one for each day of the week. We also have a wonderful selection of lace weight yarn from Blackberry Ridge.
 
Also from Blackberry Ridge 2 new kits.  New Transitions kit of basic mittens, and Mister Ben, a monkey doll kit for your enjoyment and maybe a little reminder of the past.
 
We have increased our inventory of BOKU, including 2 new colors.
 
We also have a full collection of Colorspun by Encore.  This beautiful yarn has drifting colors.  
 
Classes and WorkshopsInventorySale
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Pre-registration is required for all classes.
 
 
Gelato Felted Bag - Tuesday evening, July 13th from 7:00-8:00pm.   Class fee is $10. Teacher is Cathy Benecke.  Learn to make a small purse with button closure that you will be able to felt.  Stop in and see the cute samples we have.  This class will be repeated  Tuesday evening Aug 10 from 7-8. You may register now for any one of the three dates.
 
Boku Vest - Knit this easy to knit, easy to wear vest. Tuesday May 18 from 10-11:30, and optionally on June 1st, and July 6 from 10:00 - 11:30.  Class fee is $10.00 per session plus materials. You must come in to order your choice of Boku color, Boku is a wool/silk worsted weight yarn in drifting colorways.
 
Knit Your Way to Financial Security - A Five Step Program. Coming in June, July and August, the first Friday of each month, from 5:00 to 9:00. In this special series of workshops you will have the opportunity to discuss stressful financial concerns with an expert while you knit to relax your nerves. Our guest expert, who just happens to be my financially savvy younger sister, is
Margaret J. Brennan
Vice President, Investments
David A. Noyes & Company
312-606-4689
312-606-8369 - fax
www.danoyes.com
mbrennan@danoyes.com
Enrollment is limited to 8 because of room constraints. Cost is $15 to cover the cost of the meal (Claire is catering!). You can sign up for all three or any one of them. Visit our website for the details of each workshop.
 
Red Oak Designs presents North Woods Afghan - Monday, July 18 through October, 9:00-10:30 or 6:30 to 8:00pm.  Teacher is Claire.  Class fee is $10.00 per session, you can attend one or all of the sessions. Please stop in and order your yarn in May. You can attend one or all of the sessions but you must preregister at least by the Friday before each session.
 
Double-ended Crohook Prayer Shawl - A beautiful and interesting method of crocheting that produces a two sided, two color look. Tuesday September 7, from 10-noon. Teacher is Carol Ruplinger, fee is $15.
Material: 4 skeins of Encore worsted (2 each of 2 colors) and J or K long crohook.
Students receive 10% off supplies.
 
Up Coming Events 
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Knit in Public Day Saturday June 12 from 9:00 to ? at Torpy Park in Minocqua. Bring a chair, lunch and sunsceen.
 
Kniters and Purlers Workshop - Coming August 28th, mark your calendars, details to follow.
 
Lace Knitting at Cloveland Town Hall. For those who are interested in learning or practicing lace knitting, Nancy Elmer is offering a Lace Along Shawl. This on going project will be held at the Cloverland Town Hall as part of the regularly scheduled Second Wednesday of the Month Craft Group. Stop in at Sutter's for your supplies and further information.
 
WI Sheep and Wool Festival Sept 10-12 at the Jefferson County Fair Grounds.
 
Stitches Midwest  August 19-22. Schaumberg Il convention center - near O'Hare airport. 
Tip of the Month
 
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 Along with summer arriving, it is time to pack away your knits.  Freeze them, let thaw overnight before storing. 
 
Contact Information...
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Ravelry name: suttersgold
Phone: 715-479-7634
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