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Monday Motivation- 8.30.2021

Chatted with everyone in the comments- no live next week (Labor Day).

Show and Tell:
Portage sweater by Melissa Schaschwary, used Malabrigo Arroyo

Baby's Day Out Ensemble by Doreen L. Marquart, used Plymouth cotton yarns

Working On-
Snark-O-Meter KAL by Casapinka, used the Dream in Color kit (Merino and Silk) NOTE: the Shoppe sample is knit with Brediculous, Icemelon's Stash, and Dream in Color.
Curlicue Coverlet by Annie Dempsey, using Cumulus by Juniper Moon Farm
Carbeth Sweater by Katie Davies Designs, using Ella Rae Chunky Merino Superwash in the color Rainforest
Pattern for the LYS fingerless mitts nearly finished!
Annual Steven West MKAL- Registration starts September 1st at 4pm (Amsterdam time), cast-on October 8th
Needed: 5 skeins with contrast! Also need to know how to knit, purl, increase/decrease
The Westknits MKAL is an annual mystery shawl where each section is revealed as a surprise over the course of four weeks in October. 
Possible: Yarn matching party?

Tips and Techniques-

Yarns Discussed-
Pop-Up Club is starting in September! (Photo posted)
Knitting/Crochet Retreat Thursday-Sunday at Bay Shores
September 23rd until September 26th
Triple-occupancy room: $260/person
Double: $280/person
Single: $340/person
Ravelry Pattern Support:
Prices of patterns help both the designer and our Shoppe!
Pattern printing is available for 25 cents per page.
Shoppe space is available for Thursday Night Knitting- if you would like food, call in your order to one of the regular food vendors and they'll be happy to have your paid order ready for you!
Yarns for the Butterfly/Papillion projects by MarinJaKnits are back in stock!
Harmony DK is back in stock for the Topographical Scarf by MarinJaKnits
NOTE: Kristin suggests using regular wrap-and-turns for the pattern

NEW Yarns:
Galatea Bulky hand-dyed 100% cotton yarn by Urth ($21.00)
Possible pattern: Instant Shawl Galatea by Serpil Aydinay
Malabrigo box opening! 
Silkpaca lace (50g, $12.00)
Mora fingering (50g, $22.99)
Sock fingering (50g, $19.99)
Arroyo DK (100g, $19.99)
Verano worsted cotton (100g, $14.99)
Nube Roving (4oz, $15.00)

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