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Newsletter August 2011

                                                                           Editor: Liz Sutter

in this issue
What's New
Classes and Workshops
Up coming Events and Shop Notices
Tip of the Month

It's been a lovely summer. We've had great weather and many happy visitors. This is one great advantage to living in a vacation area.

Liz, Claire, Joe and Linda

What's New 
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Skacel in going to sponsor another KAL, Progressive Knitting, starting October, 2011. We are already taking names of knitters interested in joining in for the next edition of this fun program. This knit along will run for four months - Oct, Nov, Jan and Feb. It will include two sock months, a shawl month and a mitten month. If you are interested in joining in please contact the shop to get on our list of participants asap. We will be happy to send you the yarn every month. but I need to know how much yarn to stock. Don't forget that the patterns and instructional videos will remain available free at Knit Purl Hunter. 

 

Louet now has several more beautiful varigated colors of Kidlin. One skein will make a simple yet elegant lace scarf. Kidlin is lace weight, 250 yds/50 grams, 49% Linen/ 35% Kid Mohair / 16% Nylon.

 

From Tahki/Stacy Charles comes Boulder (53%Wool/47%Acrylic). This is mega yarn is gorgeous shades. Pattern for a one ball scarf comes on the label.

 

Kraemer Yarns has a lovely mohair, acrylic blend with a little spackle, Fountain Hill, with lots of yardage, one skein of this lace weight yarn makes a generous, beautiful scarf/shawl.

 

Also, from Kraemer comes Saucon Sock yarn - 100 grams, 430 yards per skein. This pretty tweedy cotton sock yarn contains no wool. The fiber content is 44%Cotton, 43%Acrylic and 13%Nylon. Long wearing and easy care, it's great for summer socks.

Classes and WorkshopsInventorySale
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Pre-registration is required for all classes. All supplies are available at the shop. Students receive 10% off supplies. The fee for workshops and/or classes is $10/session unless otherwise stated.
 
No classes are scheduled for the fall. However, you are always welcome to schedule a class at a time to accommodate your schedule. Fee is $10/person.
Up Coming Fiber Friendly Events and Shop Notices
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Stitches Midwest will again be at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, Schaumburg, Il Aug 25-28, 2011. Stop in to say hello, our booth number is 626. You will also be able to get a pattern signed by Margaret Brennan of Ravenwood Knit Designs.
  
Wisconsin Sheep n Wool Festival   Mark your calanders for this terrific fiber fest the weekend after Labor Day in southcentral WI. Easily reached from Milwaukee, Madison and the north side of Chicagoland. September 9-11. This year Liz will be teaching a thrummed mitten class worked from the fingertips down using yarn and roving produced here in Wisconsin.

Shop hours for September will remain as usual - Wed., Thurs., and Fri., from 10-4. Claire will be running the shop while Joe and I are traveling.

Tip of the Month
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Fall is Coming. Time to go through your winter sweaters.
Bugs found them? Put them in the freezer overnight!
Contact Information...
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Ravelry name: suttersgold
Phone: 715-479-7634
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