November Meeting Agenda

We are writing today to ensure and remind readers that the November meeting is NEXT week, November 10.  Also, to whet your appetite for our meeting.  We share:

 KNITTING FOR MY COUNTRY

presented by Historian, Mary Ann Colopy

Knitting Historian Mary Ann Colopy returns to the Guild to discuss knitting during times of war.  You may remember her from last year and how we enjoyed her presentation so that we’ve asked her back.  Please see below a pattern from days of WW1.  This pattern and directions allow us to consider knitting over the years, how knitting has obviously changed but in some aspects, remained the same.   Wristlets aka fingerless gloves?  Old concept, new name?

The directions are right in the newspaper clipping.   “This one has the virtues of the original document being easy to read and having easily understood knitting directions.  I will be sharing links to patterns in my talk next week, as well,”  explains Mary Ann.

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The Newsletters Page

You may have noticed, along the right hand column of our website, the word ‘Categories’.  Categories on a website helps the reader find information on that website.  The writer has taken the posts that they have written and organized them according to topic to help the reader navigate.   You see one such category on this site called About the Pages.  This blog post is explaining the Page called Newsletters.   Continue reading “The Newsletters Page”