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Sutter's Gold 'n Fleece Newsletter 
Julu 2010
Writer: Linda Cook                                                                     Editor: Liz Sutter
in this issue
What's New
Classes and Workshops
Up coming Events
Tip of the Month
Happy 4th of July.  As you celebrate your freedom try knitting something in red, white, and blue.  Enjoy this beautiful month and stop by and consider knitting on the porch with Liz, Claire, and Linda
PS Did anyone loose an expensive Dodge car key this winter? One was found in the driveway.
What's New 
SOMETHING SPECIAL FROM WISCONSIN - We have received our first shipment of yarn from Ewetopia Farms, located in La Farge, WI.  The white yarn is a dk weight Border Leicester/merino that is known for luster, softness, and strength.  The dark brown is available in BorderLeicester/merino 2 ply, and chocolate wool/alpaca in worested weight.
Again new to the shop, and also from Wisconsin, is a 100% wool from Four Crows Farm.  It is a beautiful varigated yarn that would make a wonderful scarf.
We have also enhanced our Blackberry Ridge invemtory.
In the new early fall issue of Voguknitting, Meg Swansen is starting a new series of articles on the techniques of Elizabeth's Zimmerman.  Stop by and pick up your issue, as these articles may not be repeated.
Classes and WorkshopsInventorySale
Pre-registration is required for all classes.
Gelato Felted Bag - Tuesday evening, July 13th from 7:00-8:00pm.   Class fee is $10 plus materials. 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 these dates.
Thrummed Mittten Class - Tuesday morning, Aug 10, from 10 to noon. Class fee $15, plus materials. Teacher is Nan Bloch. These are warm and wonderful mittens. Knit using a bulky wool yarn and stuffed with heavenly fleece, they are fun to make and fun to wear.
Boku Vest - Knit this easy to knit, easy to wear vest. Tuesday July 6 from 10:00 - 11:30.  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
312-606-8369 - fax
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 plus materials. 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 plus materials.
Material: 4 skeins of Encore worsted (2 each of 2 colors) and a J or K long crohook.
Students receive 10% off supplies.
Up Coming Events 
Northwoods Knitters and Purlers Workshop - August 28th, Amy Detjen will be teachig "Tips and Tricks of the Trade -- The Sequel", at the Woodruff Community Center.  Stop in for further information. 
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 ongoing 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. Schaumburg IL convention center - one exit west of the O'Hare airport. 
Driftless Area Fibre Arts Faire in Mineral Point, WI. Dates are 9/24-9/26 - workshops, vendors, sheep shearing, dog trials and much more.
Tip of the Month
 Did you know that in a single successful season, one moth can produce three generations of moths, enough to eat 65 sweaters.  By the time you see a moth flying it has finished eating.
Contact Information...
Ravelry name: suttersgold
Phone: 715-479-7634
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