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Dropoff only on Tuesday, 11/29 at 3:00

  We will have a project dropoff at the Meadows branch of the Boulder Public Library from 3:00-4:00 on Tuesday, November 29. This is a chance for you to bring in any finished projects before our pre-holiday donation to Clinica. Remember that you can also bring in children’s books (new or gently used) to include for Clinica to hand out. This won’t be a regular meeting to stay and knit - our next one of those is Wednesday, December 14. Happy Thanksgiving, and happy knitting!
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  At our last meeting, many of us took home lots of donated yarn to make projects through the winter, and much of that yarn was bulky/super bulky weight. Since most of our patterns are written for worsted weight, it seemed like a good idea to share a simple bulky weight pattern this month. You will need US 10-11 needles (16 inch circular and double points) and about 2 ounces of bulky weight yarn. (Remember you can always hold multiple strands together to get bulky weight.) You can find the hat pattern HERE . We will meet Wednesday, November 9 from 3:00 to 4:30 at the Meadows branch of the Boulder Public Library. I think the remaining donated yarn will be there, so if you missed out last month, make sure to come and take some home!

October meeting, books, and LOTS of yarn

 Hi everyone and happy fall! Our next meeting will be Wednesday, October 12, from 3:00 to 4:30 at  the Boulder Public Library Meadows branch. We had a very large donation of yarn to our group, and Giselle will be bringing it to the October meeting. Come prepared to take some (or a lot!) home with you for your Community Knitting projects! Our October project is mittens, pattern HERE . You will need bulky weight WOOL yarn (wool is best for mittens, doesn't have to be machine washable) and US 9, 10, or 10.5 (5.5-6.5 mm) double point needles, plus a cable needle (or extra DPN). If you don't have bulky weight, you can hold together two strands of DK weight, or a strand of worsted and a strand of fingering weight, or whatever combination gets you something like bulky. If you don't have wool, or mittens are just not your thing, we can always use more hats. We are also accepting new or gently used children's books to include with our holiday donations, so feel free to bring som

September meeting and new signup for email notifications

  Hi all,  Our next meeting will be Wednesday, September 14 from 3:00 to 4:30 at the Boulder Public Library Meadows branch. We are making adult-size hats. You can choose from any of your favorite patterns, or you can try this ribbed one ( PATTERN HERE ), which is very stretchy to fit almost everyone. You will need about 2 ounces of machine washable worsted weight yarn and US 7 or 8 (4.5-5 mm) needles (16 inch circular and double points). Email notifications: I'm moving email notifications to Substack, which should fix the problems with people not getting emails before meetings. Everyone (even if you already subscribed) please go HERE to sign up, or you can email me at amysantamaria@gmail.com and I'll sign you up. If you know someone who hasn't been getting email notifications, please forward this on to them. I'll also collect emails at the next meeting for anyone who is having trouble. Upcoming Community Knitting dates: October 12, 2022 November 9, 2022 December 14, 20

August meeting

    Our next meeting will be Wednesday, August 10, from 3:00 to 4:30 at the Meadows branch of the Boulder Public Library. We will be making a ribbed neckwarmer, pattern HERE . You will need to bring 2 ounces of worsted weight machine washable yarn in one or more colors and a 16 or 24 inch circular needle in size US 10 (6mm).  Upcoming Community Knitting dates: September 14, 2022 October 12, 2022 November 9, 2022 December 14, 2022 January 11, 2023

Correction to July mitten pattern

I just updated the mitten pattern from July to include a correction (it's in round 5 of the gusset for the right mitten). Note that the revised pattern has a revision date in the upper right of the first page.   You can go directly to the revised pattern HERE , and it has also been corrected in the original post .

Next meeting July 13: Mittens

 Our next meeting is Wednesday, July 13, from 3:00 to 4:30 at the Meadows branch of the Boulder Public Library. We will be making Chunky Mittens with a Seed Stitch Insert provided by Diana. You can find the pattern HERE .  You'll need to bring 3 1/2 ounces of bulky weight wool yarn and double point needles in US 9, 10, or 10.5.   If you're more of a novice knitter or you just want a simple project, we can always use more hats. Feel free to dig into the archives to find a hat pattern that suits you. Remember that Judy from Shuttles will be at the meeting this month with some Encore yarn for sale (it's a favorite for charity projects).  Hope you can make it! Future Community Knitting dates to put on your calendar: August 10, 2022 September 14, 2022 October 12, 2022 November 9, 2022 December 14, 2022 January 11, 2023