august knitting & embroidery news
- Has everyone remembered to exhibit at their local fairs or festivals?
Many fairs now have specific categories for machine embroidery, or
machine quilting, or machine knitting. There are also places that now
have categories for handspun yarn, or hand-dyed yarn! Take advantage
It's always important to show off your fiber art or craft. Not simply
to feel good about showing something or competing for a ribbon, but
because exhibiting these items shows the rest of the world that YES,
THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO DO THIS! In the machine knitting industry it has
helped raise awareness of machine knitting, for example.
August YARN SALE: Tamm ESTILO is on sale until the end of August.
60% Acrylic/ 40% Nylon
Approximately 1 pound cones
3,670 yards per pound
Suggested knitting tension: 3-4.5
Washing instructions: Machine wash gentle cycle, (cool water and
mild soap) and dry (low heat).
Comments: Thin novelty yarn. Highly resistant, good wear and
washability. Suited for blouses,
baby clothes and dresses.
Sale price is $17.95/1 pound cone.
AUGUST CLASSES AND EVENTS:
August is not known for having many seminars or classes around the
country, but we still have our clubs at Rocking Horse Farm!
Machine Embroidery Club: Saturday, August 5, 10am
Machine Knitting Club: Saturday, August 5, 1:30pm. Double Jacquard