Upcoming events for 2016:
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. 9th-16th: PA FARM SHOW "SHEEP TO SHAWL" competition - Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 3:00 pm (Youth "Fleece to Shawl" competition - 10:00 am) Jan. 16th: 2016 Kick-Off Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex. We will be planning our meetings for 2016, so come with your suggestions. Dues of $12 due.
Feb. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. Tatting II with Rebecca Feb. 28th: Keystone Lace Guild's "Gathering of the Guilds" 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. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. Mindy will be teaching rug hooking. Join us and learn a new craft. Apr. 18th: CHANGE: Guild meeting will now be held at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. Dottie will demonstrate how to steek a sweater. Japanese Paper Painting will now be held May 16th. May 2nd & 3rd: MD Sheep & Wool Festival May 16th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. Caroline will teach how to make wool punis. Click here for materials list. Show and tell of the treasures you found at MD Sheep & Wool. May 30th: Newville Rural Life Festival at the Newville Church of God - 9:00 AM. Details to follow. June 13th: Annual Spinning Seminar at The Mannings. For details, go It would be nice if a group of us could get together and knit at The Mannings. The idea behind this is to let the world know that knitting is still alive and popular! June 27th: NOTE: this is the LAST Saturday of the month instead of our usual third Saturday meeting day. Dye Day at the home of Paula Marshall, 9:00 am. For details, click here. July 11th: Newburg Rural Life Festival - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 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. 1st: The Mannings Annual Knit-In - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Aug. 15th: Annual Guild Picnic & Swap or Sale at the home of Pam Knepper - 9:00 AM. Bring food to share and any fiber, yarn, equipment, books, etc., that you wish to give away or sell. Aug. 29th: Shippensburg Corn Festival Guild will demonstrate. Details to follow. Sept. 12-13: Endless Mountain Fiber Festival Sept. 18th & 19th: Knitters' Day Out Sept. 19th: Worldwide Spin in Public Day Sept. 19th: Meeting to be held at the home of Candy Knerr - 10:00 AM. Sept. 26th & 27th: Shenandoah Fiber Festival in Berryville, VA. Oct. 17th & 18th: NY Sheep & Wool Festival Oct. 17th: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. "How to Change Knitting Patterns" Nov. 21st: Meeting at the Shippensburg Library Annex - 10:00 AM. Show and tell your fabulous finds from the New York Sheep & Wool Festival. Bring your wheel or current fiber project and enjoy time with your fiber friends. Dec. 12th: Annual Christmas Luncheon at CJ's PUB & GRILL - 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. Christmas ornament swap, Secret Santa Gift Swap. Remember to bring your preemie hats to contribute to our 2015 Charity Project.
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(Regular monthly meetings held the third Saturday of each month at the SHIPPENSBURG LIBRARY ANNEX. See "Contact" page.)
CALENDAR & EVENTS for 2016
Mtg. @ 10:00 am
Shippensburg Library Annex
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SHEEP TO SHAWL