Nutmeg Spinners Guild

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Welcome to the home of the Nutmeg Spinners Guild! Nutmeg Spinners Guild is Connecticut’s statewide guild for handspinners.  The Guild has been an active part of Connecticut’s fiber arts scene for more than 20 years.  Our membership is large and diverse, coming from throughout Connecticut and nearby states.

We meet five times a year on the first Saturday of the month in October, February, April and June. In December we meet the second Saturday. Meetings run from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Our next meeting will be on Saturday,  June 2nd, 2018.


Magic Loop and Two Circular Needle Alternative

June 2, 2018

Marji LaFreniere is back to teach us two alternatives to standard double-pointed knitting! We will work on a swatch, casting on and learning the Magic Loop. Then we will start another swatch using the Two-Circular method. We will discuss tips for the most successful use of both techniques, and suggestions for modifying any standard sock pattern to either technique. Handouts will be provided illustrating each technique.

MATERIALS NEEDED: yarn and two circular needles in size to go with your yarn. (Fingering: #2, Sport: #4-5, Worsted: #7-8.) One circular needle should be at least 32″ long, the other can be any length.

Directions to the meeting can be found here.

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