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join las arañas
Las Arañas Spinners and Weavers Guild was formed in 1971 by a group of spinners and weavers in the Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Its goal is to provide education and learning experiences for its members and increase awareness of and appreciation for fiber arts throughout New Mexico and beyond. Let us be one of your rituals of connection!
Special interest groups
Multishaft Design Group
The Multishaft Design Group meets quarterly on the second Thursday of the month. Our next meeting will be held on Zoom at 6:30 PM, Thursday, August 11, 2022. Group members are working their way through Bonnie Inouye's Exploring Multishaft Design book. Each participant is working at their own pace and shares their progress, insights, and issues at the
meeting. Reminder notices are sent to all group members a couple of weeks before the Zoom meeting.
Contact Linda Young with any questions.
Swatch Swap Group
The next meeting will be Friday, August 19 at 1:30 pm. We will be creating swatches in plaited twill. Contact Ruth Ronan if you are interested in joining this meeting.
Online Spinning Group
The Las Arañas Online Spinning Group will meet every first and third Saturday of the month at 10:00am. Zoom information will be sent out to the entire guild via email. This is a working group so bring whatever you are working on and participate in the camaraderie of fiber friends.
Rigid Heddle Group
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00am via Zoom. Contact Myra Chang-Thompson or Shar Marquez for the information to join this meeting.
Tapestry Artists of Las Arañas (TALA)
Open Space Visitors Center (OSVC), 6500 Coors Blvd NW
The next meeting will be Wed., August 3, 2022 from 2-4:30 pm. Visit the Special Interest Groups page for more information.
Saturday Stitch Club
Meets in-person the second Saturday of each month at 10:30am. All levels of fiber artists are welcome. Contact Sandra Baldonado for more info. For the time being, meetings will be held via Zoom.
East Mountain Craft Day
Meets the 2nd Wednesday in Edgewood. Please contact Annie MacHale for an invite and check before driving out.
Knit Wits has been suspended until we can meet in person again.
Westside Monday Knitting & Spinners Group
No knitting or spinning for the Monday Westside group until further notice. Contact Georgia Pearson for more information.
Using Natural Dyes
May 23-24, 9:00am-4:00pm
This workshop will be held at the South
Valley Multipurpose Senior Center. More infor-
mation will be available later this month.
For the non-knitter, want-to-learn person. Learn knit stitch, purl stitch, several cast-on methods, bind off, increase and decrease. Information includes types of yarn, abbreviations, and how to read labels. First project is a fast skinny scarf. Needles and practice yarn included.
Ongoing Knitting : Every Saturday and begin each month with four 2-hour sessions. $60.00
For students who have the basics and want to add to their skills. Included is how to read patterns; projects are Triangle Shawl, Wash/Dish Cloth, Cable Headband, Hat on double-pointed needles, Poncho, Customized Pullover Sweater & Toe-up Socks. Stu-dents may bring projects that need help.
Class size is limited. Information and registration at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All contact information can be found in the monthly newsletter.
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