At January’s meeting…

Eight members attended the meeting. 24 baby hats were contributed to our donation to the Olean General Hospital maternity unit! 4 squares were donated to WarmUp! America. Thank you to everyone that contributes to this effort!

Lots of ideas for classes and workshops have been talked about lately. Please comment to this post if you’d like to share your ideas for workshops or group crafts we can do at our meetings.

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Next Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group meeting

The next meeting of the Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group will be on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 6:30 pm at the Olean Public Library (134 N 2nd St, Olean, NY).

New members welcome! We will have our regular social meeting, enjoy some treats, and make a group craft! Bring your best projects to show off and your current project to work on! Bring a snack to share!

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NEW LOCAL YARN SHOP !!!!!

Stash Busters yarn shop in Kennedy, NY

“Stash Busters” in Kennedy, NY opened it’s doors in August 2009!!!
(Kennedy, NY is an exit off of Route 86 right before Falconer and Jamestown.)

721 Route 394, Kennedy, NY
716-267-4546
716-489-4144

Hours:
Tuesday 5 – 9 pm
Thursday 11 -6 pm
Friday 11 – 6 pm
Saturday 10 – 3 pm

Their KNIT NIGHT is Tuesdays from 5 – 9 pm…all are welcome.

They have a room full of CONSIGNMENT items, many retail yarns, and notions. Classes in knitting, crochet, and drop spindle are underway.

Comment back to the blog if you visit them and tell us about your trip!

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SOUTHERN TIER POLAR EXPRESS

SAVE THE DATE!!!!! SATURDAY, DEC. 5, from 9 am till 5 pm

Enchanted Mountain Quilting (324 W. State St., Olean, NY. 716-372-2327) will be part of the:
SOUTHERN TIER POLAR EXPRESS, a three shop hop that includes Ellicottville Quilts and Little Fabric Garden (in Bradford). There will be storewide sales, scavenger hunt, refreshments, and more. Come and see all the newest fabrics ( and get them on sale!) as well as our Christmas prints, ready for your last minute holiday projects.

In addition to the shop hop, EMQ will be hosting the COUNTRY COMFORTS BOUTIQUE in the classroom, a lovely collection of handmade gift items just in time for the holidays. All of these festivities take place on SATURDAY, DEC. 5, from 9 am till 5 pm. so please save the date and come join us for all the fun!

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Knitting Meetup in Bradford, PA

Just found out about a knitting meetup / group in Bradford, PA!

All knitters and crocheters are welcome to attend. Bradford Lutheran Church on Seward Ave. (Bollivar Dr Exit) every Wednesday at 6:30pm.

If you try this meeting please comment back here at the blog and tell us how it went!!!!

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At the meeting last night…

Ten members attended the meeting last night. 17 baby hats were contributed to our donation to the Olean General Hospital maternity unit! 3 squares were donated to WarmUp! America. A baby sweater and a few warm hats were put in the Food Pantry donation bin for distribution. Thank you to everyone that contributes to this effort!

The group project was Tea Towel Holders! What a fantastic and fun craft!!!! Thank you to Sharon for sharing her pattern, her supplies, and her teaching talents!!!!! (See FLICKR pictures at right to see the Tea Towel Holders being worked on.)

Lots of ideas for classes and workshops have been talked about lately. Please comment to this post if you’d like to share your ideas for workshops or group crafts we can do at our meetings.

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Tea Towel Holders

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The next meeting of the Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group will be on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 6:30 pm at the Olean Public Library (134 N 2nd St, Olean, NY).

We will be making “Tea Towel Holders” as a group craft. Bring $2 and a J or K crochet hook if you would like to participate. (Ability to crochet required for craft.) Regular social meeting for everyone else.

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