January meeting

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Our January meeting is this week: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston, at 7pm (always the 2nd Thursday of the month). Bring your wheel or drop spindle for a chance to win a door prize!

We will be discussing plans for 2018 and new officer positions! Wouldn’t you love to volunteer for a position to help out the guild?

 

Dues are due! Our annual dues are $15, payable by check or Paypal (choose “send money to a friend”, ulsterspinnerstreas@gmail.com).

If you take photos at any of our events or meetings, or on your fiber-y adventures, and would like to share them here or on our Facebook page*, email them to ulsterspinners@gmail.com.

UCHG Meeting
Date: January 11th (always the 2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 7pm
Location: Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston

You can also hang with us on our Facebook Page*: facebook.com/UlsterCountyHandspinnersGuild

*note: If you post on our Facebook page, only the admins (Cal, Melody, Whitney) will see it. It’s better if you send to one of us (via Facebook) and we post it; then everyone can see it.

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December meeting + holiday party!

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Our December meeting is this week: Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston, at 7pm (always the 2nd Thursday of the month). Bring your wheel or drop spindle for a chance to win a door prize!

It’s a triple home run!!! Our own Cal Patch has a new crochet pattern, Crusader, in the handspun section of Knitty.com, using guild member Cris of Into the Whirled‘s fiber, and fellow guild member Mo as her model. how cool is that?

This month’s meeting will be our annual holiday party and gift exchange! Please bring a snack/hors d’oeuvre/dessert to share, and if you wish to participate in the gift exchange, a wrapped gift valued around $15.

Dues are due! Our annual dues are $15, payable by check or Paypal (choose “send money to a friend”, ulsterspinnerstreas@gmail.com).

If you take photos at any of our events or meetings, or on your fiber-y adventures, and would like to share them here or on our Facebook page*, email them to ulsterspinners@gmail.com.

UCHG Meeting
Date: December 14th (always the 2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 7pm
Location: Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston

You can also hang with us on our Facebook Page*: facebook.com/UlsterCountyHandspinnersGuild

*note: If you post on our Facebook page, only the admins (Cal, Melody, Whitney) will see it. It’s better if you send to one of us (via Facebook) and we post it; then everyone can see it.

November meeting

Our November meeting is this week: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston, at 7pm (always the 2nd Thursday of the month). Bring your wheel or drop spindle for a chance to win a door prize!

Were you at the NYS Sheep & Wool Festival last month? It’s our biggest event of the year and ribbons were won, fleeces were acquired, handmade items were sold, and general fun was had! Bring your entries or the goodies you brought home to the meeting for Show & Tell.

Also, dues are due! Our annual dues are $15, payable by check or Paypal (choose “send money to a friend”, ulsterspinnerstreas@gmail.com).

If you take photos at any of our events or meetings, or on your fiber-y adventures, and would like to share them here or on our Facebook page*, email them to ulsterspinners@gmail.com.

UCHG Meeting
Date: November 9th (always the 2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 7pm
Location: Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston

You can also hang with us on our Facebook Page*: facebook.com/UlsterCountyHandspinnersGuild

*note: If you post on our Facebook page, only the admins (Cal, Melody, Whitney) will see it. It’s better if you send to one of us (via Facebook) and we post it; then everyone can see it.

October meeting

Our October meeting is this week: Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston, at 7pm (always the 2nd Thursday of the month). Bring your wheel or drop spindle for a chance to win a door prize!

Check out Claudia Marie’s gorgeous sweater that she’s knitting with her own handspun! it’s her first handspun sweater and it is DIVINE.

The NY Sheep & Wool Festival is next week! We’ll be discussing our booth (come see us in Barn 39!) and scheduling volunteers for demonstration shifts. We need everyone to pitch in and demo spinning for at least a few hours. If you won’t be at the meeting but would like to help, you can fill yourself in on the Google doc or leave a comment on our facebook page (linked below) and I’ll slot you in.

Also, dues are due! Our annual dues are $15, payable by check or Paypal (choose “send money to a friend”, ulsterspinnerstreas@gmail.com).

If you take photos at any of our events or meetings, or on your fiber-y adventures, and would like to share them here or on our Facebook page*, email them to ulsterspinners@gmail.com.

UCHG Meeting
Date: October 12th (always the 2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 7pm
Location: Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston

You can also hang with us on our Facebook Page*: facebook.com/UlsterCountyHandspinnersGuild

*note: If you post on our Facebook page, only the admins (Cal, Melody, Whitney) will see it. It’s better if you send to one of us (via Facebook) and we post it; then everyone can see it.

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September meeting

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Our September meeting is this week: Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston, at 7pm (always the 2nd Thursday of the month). Bring your wheel or drop spindle for a chance to win a door prize!

The photos above are from the Dutchess County Fair, where our team came in 3rd this year spinning a gorgeous rainbow shawl, with warp spun and naturally-dyed by Paula, from her own sheep’s fleece! The competition happened to take place on her birthday, so she’s keeping this one!

At this week’s meeting we will be recapping fair season and discussing plans for the NY Sheep & Wool Festival.

Also, dues are due! Our annual dues are $15, payable by check or Paypal (choose “send money to a friend”, ulsterspinnerstreas@gmail.com).

If you take photos at any of our events or meetings, or on your fiber-y adventures, and would like to share them here or on our Facebook page*, email them to ulsterspinners@gmail.com.

UCHG Meeting
Date: September 14th (always the 2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 7pm
Location: Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston

You can also hang with us on our Facebook Page*: facebook.com/UlsterCountyHandspinnersGuild

*note: If you post on our Facebook page, only the admins (Cal, Melody, Whitney) will see it. It’s better if you send to one of us (via Facebook) and we post it; then everyone can see it.

August meeting

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Our August meeting is this week: Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston, at 7pm (always the 2nd Thursday of the month). Bring your wheel or drop spindle for a chance to win a door prize!

The photos above are from our own Ulster County Fair last week! we had a great time demonstrating and competing. did you enter a project? Our team won 2nd place this year out of three teams in the Fleece to Shawl competition.

At this week’s meeting we will be recapping the fair, showing off our entries and ribbons, and discussing plans for the upcoming Dutchess Fair and the NY Sheep & Wool Festival.

Also, dues are due! Our annual dues are $15, payable by check or Paypal (choose “send money to a friend”, ulsterspinnerstreas@gmail.com).

If you take photos at any of our events or meetings, or on your fiber-y adventures, and would like to share them here or on our Facebook page*, email them to ulsterspinners@gmail.com.

UCHG Meeting
Date: August 10th (always the 2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 7pm
Location: Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston

You can also hang with us on our Facebook Page*: facebook.com/UlsterCountyHandspinnersGuild

*note: If you post on our Facebook page, only the admins (Cal, Melody, Whitney) will see it. It’s better if you send to one of us (via Facebook) and we post it; then everyone can see it.

July meeting

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Our July meeting is this week: Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston, at 7pm (always the 2nd Thursday of the month). Bring your wheel or drop spindle for a chance to win a door prize!

The photo above is some gorgeous handspun and knitting by Claudia (i think? correct me if i’m wrong! i can’t remember).

Fair season is upon us! We’ll need lots of volunteers to keep the Wool Room staffed every day of the Ulster County Fair (August 1-6), and we try to have at least 2 people there at all times.  Have you checked out the categories and planned your entries? The *Special Item* at our fair this year (best one will receive an extra prize) will be a poncho. Also, ALL ARE WELCOME to form a team and enter our Batts to Hats competition on Friday night (8/4) at 6:30pm. Teams of 2 people spin and knit/crochet a hat in less than 2 hours! The annual Fleece to Shawl competition (teams of 5 spin and weave a shawl in 4 hours) takes place on Saturday (8/5) from 11-3.

Also, dues are due! Our annual dues are $15, payable by check or Paypal (choose “send money to a friend”, ulsterspinnerstreas@gmail.com).

If you take photos at any of our events or meetings, or on your fiber-y adventures, and would like to share them here or on our Facebook page*, email them to ulsterspinners@gmail.com.

UCHG Meeting
Date: July 13th (always the 2nd Thursday of each month)
Time: 7pm
Location: Hudson Valley Midwifery Center, 14 Hurley Ave, Kingston

You can also hang with us on our Facebook Page*: facebook.com/UlsterCountyHandspinnersGuild

*note: If you post on our Facebook page, only the admins (Cal, Melody, Whitney) will see it. It’s better if you send to one of us (via Facebook) and we post it; then everyone can see it.