Upcoming events for 2018:
Sept. 8th-9th: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival - New Milford, PA Sept. 15th: Meeting to be held at the home of Candy Knerr - 10:00 AM We will be learning how to prepare and spin nettles. For more information on this process, see the link below for a video by Allen Brown. If you prefer to not work with the nettles, just bring a current project and catch up with your guild friends. Please bring a bag lunch. Sept. 15th: World Wide Spin in Public Day Sept. 28 & 29: Knitters' Day Out Sept. 29th & 30th: Shenandoah Fiber Festival in Berryville, VA Oct. 6th & 7th: Montpelier Fiber Fest/Sheep Dog Trials - Montpelier Station, VA Oct. 20th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library - 10:00 AM Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with Oct. 20th & 21st: NY Sheep & Wool Festival - Rhinebeck, NY Nov. 17th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library - 10:00 AM "After-thought Heel." Show and tell your fabulous finds from the New York Sheep & Wool Festival. Dec. 1st: Annual Christmas Luncheon - location and details to follow. Remember to bring your charity project donations to contribute to our 2018 Charity Project. Dec. 15th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library - 10:00 AM
Jan. 7th: Roc Day Roc Day is the day on which spinners in medieval Europe traditionally commemorated their return to their labors after the Christmas
We all need to spin on this day!
Jan. 6th-13th: PA FARM SHOW "SHEEP TO SHAWL" competition - Wednesday, Jan. 10th, 3:00 pm (Youth "Fleece to Shawl" competition - 10:00 am) Jan. 20th: 2017 Kick-Off Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Community Room. We will be planning our meetings for 2018, so come with your suggestions. Dues of $12 due before January 31st. Feb. 17th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. "Using embroidery hoops to do simple framing" Feb. 24th: Keystone Lace Guild's "A FibreWorks Gathering" South Cumberland Fiber Guild members will be demonstrating and displaying items that showcase the many fiber crafts our Guild members enjoy. Contact Dottie Kurtz for further information. Mar. 17th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library - 10:00 AM. "Lucet Braiding" Apr. 14th & 15th: Steel City Fiber Fest - Allentown, PA
Apr. 20th-22nd: MAPACA Jubilee Alpaca Show - PA Farm Show Complex
Apr. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library - 10:00 AM. "Make Your Own Dorset Buttons" Apr. 28th: Powhatan Festival of Fiber - Powhatan, VA May 5th & 6th: MD Sheep & Wool Festival - West Friendship, MD May 19th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library - 10:00 AM. "Portuguese Knitting" Also, bring the fiber treasures you found at the MD Sheep and Wool Festival for a time of "show and tell". May 19th & 20th: Central PA Fiber Festival - Hughesville, PA
June 2nd: Newville Rural Life Festival at the Newville Church of God -
9:00 AM-3:00 PM June 2nd & 3rd: Frederick Fiber Fest, Federick MD June 9th: World Wide Knit in Public Day. The concept behind this is to let the world know that - knitting is still alive and popular! June 16th: Dye Day at the Hopewell Township Park. Details to follow. July 14th: Newburg Rural Life Festival - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. (second Saturday of the month) Set-up BEFORE 9:00 AM. RAIN or SHINE! Guild members will demonstrate various fiber arts. Festival will provide Guild members with meal tickets. Remember to bring your own chair. Aug. 18th: Annual Picnic and Swap Day Bring any fiber, yarn, equipment, books, etc., that you wish to give away or sell. Picnic details to follow. Details to follow.
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CALENDAR & EVENTS for 2018
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