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NLVK's Annual Retreat
One can never have enough pouches. With the arrival of October, comes the 3rd Annual Retreat.  Each of our past retreats have been themed and have been enjoyed by all.  This year's theme is Caribbean Cruise.  The yarn will be specially dyed in bright colors...
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September Newsletter
A creative use of extra knitting needles! Photo courtesy of R.M With the Fair wrapped up and a chill in the air, we ready ourselves for the fall of winter. Short cold days and longer cold nights are on the way. Add to your yarn stash and plan out some proje...
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September Newsletter
A creative use of extra knitting needles! Photo courtesy of R.M> With the Fair wrapped up and a chill in the air, we ready ourselves for the fall of winter. Short cold days and longer cold nights are on the way. Add to your yarn stash and plan out some proj...
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Colony Days 2017
Artists Uncorked is a wonderful paint shop in downtown Palmer, Alaska .   Second Saturday Art Walk for June is the same weekend as Colony Days .  Colony Days is organized by the Palmer Chamber of Commerce .  The Art Walk is organized by  Palmer Museum . Bot...
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Beginnings.
Beginning: Noun - the point in time or space at which something starts. Adjective - new or inexperienced. Starting a project or task can be hard. Especially if you have the end goal pictured but are unsure how to get there. Where do you start? How do you be...
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How Do You Hold Your Knitting Needles?
Do you ever get those painful cracks on your thumb?  You know, they just show up suddenly, at the
tip of your thumb pad, and hurt like the dickens.  And, they take forever to heal.  I got one about a week before I had to leave for fish
camp.  This was serio...
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Increase (or Decrease) Evenly Across A Row - Easily!!
How many times have you read in a pattern, "Increase (or decrease) x number of stitches evenly across row."  Yikes, MATH!!  There are formulas for this, so get our your reference books, paper, pen, and calculator.  Or, click on this link and let Knitulator ...
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September at the Museum
We had a great evening at the Old Schoolhouse next to the Dorothy G. Page Museum September 23. Carolyn's Raw Fleeces Carolyn Venhaus brought 3 fleeces, carders, and a spinning wheel.  Prospective member Johanna Crenshaw brought her spinning wheel, too.  Bec...
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NLVK's Dye Day and the Results - Amazing!
Hand Dyeing Yarns At Friday Night Knitting last
week, a bunch of us were showing off our hand-dyed yarns from July’s dye day
meeting.  We all had a blast, but some of
us weren’t as happy as we’d hoped with our finished product. What does hand dyed really
me...
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