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Suzy’s Christmas Countdown day 2

Day two of our Christmas Countdown is here and what a special treat we have for you!!! One of our most popular patterns using Cascade’s Casablanca, the Autumn Sunset Shawl is just a dollar on ravelry. No coupon code necessary the price adjusts automatically at check out. Merry Christmas and Happy stitching to you!

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/autumn-sunset-shawl

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Sterling Vest Pattern for Hurricane Relief

Until Friday all proceeds from this pattern will be donated to hurricane sandy relief!

Sterling Vest

Breckenridge Shawl

Here is the link to one of 5 Patterns I’m selling to raise money for Hurricane Sandy Relief Breckenridge Shawl

Hurricane Relief Patten fundraiser

As many of you already know I live in one of the hardest hit areas of the recent Hurricane Sandy. I have organized a ravelry group where people can post their sales for Hurricane Relief!

Thanks for your support everybody!

My own personal sale is that I am donating the profits for the next 7 days from the
– Sterling Vest
– Farmer’s Market Capelet
– Montauk Beach bag
– Breckenridge Shawl

Please check it out! Thanks and our prayers are with those hard hit physically and mentally from the storm!

Ravelry tag : Chaintwomag

A Visit to the Long Island Live Stock Company

A snapshot of the Eastern Long Island Knitter’s Guild’s trip to Long Island Livestock

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Yarn Events June 6-11

Are you looking to fill your weekend with fun filled stitching related events? Here are a list of a bunch. Do you have one to add? Leave a comment to add the event! Thanks everyone and have a chain filled weekend!
June 4-10 Yarn events

Local:

June 9, 2012- Argyle Park, Babylon, NY Long Island Knitters Guild Bring a chair, refreshment and can for a local food bank hosted by

Knitty City hosts World Wide Knit in Public Day in Bryant Park

Sunday June 10th, 2012- Bryant Park 2:00-4:00

National:

June 5th 10-12 @WEBS Yarn store in North Hampton MA, Meet Iris Schrier

June 6-10 Rockywold-Deephaven Camps, Holderness, NH Squam Art Workshop Retreat

June 7-10 Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, Estes Park, CO Estes Park Wool Market

June 8-10 Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX Texas Folklife Festival

June 8-11 Coast of Maine Maine Knitting Cruise with Bill Huntington

June 9-10 Dallas County Fairgrounds, Adel, IA Iowa Summer Sheep and Wool Festival

June 9-10 Butternut Hill Campground, Bouckville, NY Central New York Fiber Artists & Producers Annual Showcase: From Animals to Art

World Wide Knit in Public Day www.wwkipday.com Find an event in your area

A Little Something for the Kids at Long Island Fleece and Fiber- a Sheep Craft

This past weekend I took my daughter Caitlyn to the Long Island Fleece and Fiber Festival on the gorgeous East End of Long Island. It was Cait’s first fiber festival and a great starter for her as it was extremely kid friendly. After visiting the livestock we headed to the food court tent and was very kindly shown the children’s craft area.

The craft was a sheep that could stand up on it’s own! Sweet perfect for my little girl that just enjoyed playing with the sheep.

We were given our materials and Cait went to town.

Here is how to do it at your house:
1) Make a sheep template or go to your local craft shop and by a sheep die cut.
2) Gather up glue, googly eyes ( the ones at the fair were self adhesive), clothes pins, markers and cotton balls!
3) Color the clothes pins to be used as the legs and attach them to sheep template. Attach eyes were appropriate.
4) Depending on the age of the child, assist them or have them put on glue to the sheep body
5) Fluff the cotton balls and place on sheeps body.

Repeat steps 1-5 on the other side. Enjoy!

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