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April meeting and program notes:

April Guild meeting, Monday 4/18/11, at Twist Yarn Shoppe from 10:00 am to Noon and again from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enter through the back door. Keep in mind other businesses are open, use the parking lot for the ball park if needed. Susie Kilgroe will give a program on the popular crochet art of Amigurumi, which is a dense crochet technique used to create animal, character, or dolls. Cori and Pam will be available to help. There are two small animal shape patterns to chose from: Mouse color ideas: Grey, Pink, White, yarn OR get wild and bright. Owlcolor ideas: Tan, Beige, Grey, Black, Yellow, Ivory yarn OR get creative!

  1. You will need the following supplies Bring the color and any weight of yarn you want to use (worsted or DK, Sport) and a hook that is much smaller than the yarn calls for (F, C, E, D, E are recommended to create a small, dense crochet).
  2. Needle and embroidery floss Pink for Mouse, Black for Owl to make details.
  3. Safety eyes
  4. Scissors
  5. Poly fill or 1/2″ x 1/2″ squares of cut up recycled Tshirts for stuffing.

Also, if you are participating in the Secret Sister event, remember to bring something. There will be a box/basket in the snack room to put the gift in. Don’t forget Show -n- Share! If you would like to, bring an item to be included in the door prizes: Stash yarn, dish cloths, odd hooks, or gently used patterns, books or magazines. Hospitality crew: Thank you in advance for helping! As always, anyone is invited to bring treats. LeeAnn Mulford & JoAn Holmes, AMStephanie Macera, PM



KS My Stitch in Wichita, Kansas, is the local chapter of Crochet Guild of America. Our meetings are held the third Monday of each month, at 10:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Guests are welcome!

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