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Reminder: We are meeting Tuesday, January 21 at 7PM

Just a reminder: Boulder Community Knitting will meet this Tuesday, January 21, from 7-8:30 PM at Shuttles, Spindles, and Skeins. We are making a mistake rib hat, and you will need US 7 or 8 (4.5 or 5 mm) needles and about 2.5 ounces of washable worsted weight yarn. A pattern will be provided. Hope to see you there!

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