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Meeting Schedule for 2020

Some sweet kids get new handknit hats at a Clinica visit. 

Hello knitters! Our January meeting went very well, and we got to work on a fun hat pattern in broken rib. We primarily knit for children, but Clinica can also use adult hats, so if you want to make a second hat in an adult size, you can use the same pattern and just cast on more stitches. (I'm doing one with 88 stitches, but any multiple of 4 should work.)

We have our meeting schedule for the rest of the year. Please pay attention as the location, day of the week, and time will change starting in April. We will also be meeting through the summer and in December.

Boulder Community Knitting Schedule for 2020
January 21 from 7:00-8:30 at Shuttles
February 18 from 7:00-8:30 at Shuttles
March 17 from 7:00-8:30 at Shuttles
April 8 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
May 13 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
June 17 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
July 15 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
August 19 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
September 16 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
October 21 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
November 18 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library
December 16 from 6:00-7:30 at George Reynolds Library

Please mark your calendars and join us as often as you can!

Stay tuned - next week I will post the February project specs and photo. 

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