A day and the life before The Retreat for knitting

January 20, 2016

A day and the life before The Retreat for knitting

Now is the time to refect about what great times we had in 2015 so we can move into 2016. The first event that is happening at Susan's is the Knitting Retreat. Get ready for having some fun this weekend as we all gather at the Columbus Super 8 Hotel, if you have not booked your room today is the last day to get your great rates. Just mention the retreat to get the reduction. 

The retreat is $40 for the weekend or $20 per day stop in and see someone $10.

Jusst a great time to meet new knitters. Call Susan if you have any questions. 608-575-1470.

  1. Friday and saturday Sock Adventures. starting at 10 am.
  2. Saturday Dragon scale sitch scarf-make sure you bring a crochet hook to fit the yarn you knit the scarf in. DKweight or sport is good.
  3. All weekend we will be working on 9 Stitches to add to your dictionary of stitches.
  4. Learn several different Bead knitting techniques. 
  5. Learn various ways to cast on for knitting. 
  6. Russian knitting technique.

Just come and have a great time.

Bring Needles and crochet hooks to fit the yarn you are bringing.

Kim Ogle - from Ogle designs is a vendor Bringing a variety of her yarns. And Susan's will have a booth at the hotel also.

Shop is open Friday 10-4 Sat 10-4 Sunday call ahead. January 22-23-24 2016.

Ogle Colorations.

Feburary 

Mark your calendar for the next retreat this next Month the Spinning Retreat. Learn to spin for a project. How to get your twist correct and knit.

 

Just to let you know Susan Dial out of North Carolina just finished a theatrical  piece work of art for a mermaid. I sent her teeswater lock that she then died and made the wig. Sue you did a wonderful piece of art.

 Sue washed the locks

Dyed the yarn for finishing the Mermaid.

In the end a beautiful wig. I love this hair. Again a great project finished using Susan's Fiber goods. Susan just got in a big variety of yarns 100 % alpaca in a variety of colors. Soft and luscious.

This blog has several Customers that we are featuring  another one is Lynne Schroeder from Beaver Dam, Wi. she has great stitch markers brought them to the shop to show us.Lynne also has many projects she has  worked on just finishing cowls and shawls.

Dragon Flies

Nut Crackers.

To round off the week I went on a day trip to deliver sheep to Knoxville Tn. Marilyn Lajoie from Bosic N. C. picked up the sheep and were on there way. The teeswaters have a nice home and Marilyn nice sheep.

I thought because of the long trip across country Marylin should call the ewes, Thelma and Louise and the Ram Clyde. What do you think?

Get ready we will be shearing in two months.

When I got the sheep delivered I went to see my Grandsons Gymnastic meet in downtown Knoxville. He did very well and looked like a pro.

This Grandson Joey is a contortionist makes me proud that he can do so good in Gymnastics. He took 4th over all and in some categories took first. 

In the end we probably all have a great week. We just say.

Have a lovely week. Hope to see you at the knitting retreat.

Susan

 

 

 

 

 

 



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