Deep Cove Weavers and Spinners

Deep Cove Weavers and Spinners

The goal of our Guild is to promote Fibre Arts through sharing knowledge with each other and encouraging interest in our crafts throughout the community.

Monday, 23 March 2020

DCWS - 'What's on your Needles' - Knitting during Social Isolation

DCWS members can be seen knitting on various projects during our weekly meetings.  The fact that we are now in 'social isolation' due to the COVID 19 pandemic gives us more time to pursue our hobbies.  This blog focusses on knitting by our Guild members.    What's on Your Needles?

April 30, 2020

Anita's 'COVID Comforter'

April 29, 2020

Apparently there is some spinning going on during our isolation.

Elizabeth send in this photo of her latest project - which she said she is pleased with as she finally achieved a yarn that doesn't look like it was meant to tie up a BC Ferry.  Drop Spindle spinning!

Elizabeth's black alpaca plied with handspun Shetland
Alix has been busy with "adventures in colour".  Yarn spun as a single and then Navajo plied.


Rovings

Spun


Nahajo Plied


April 17 -  22  2020

Our lovely Spring weather has enticed people to spend more time outside.  But there is still time for creating lovely things.

Helen's finished scarf - knit from blank


Helen has found a unique project - knitting a scarf from a blank.  I had to ask what a blank was - its a tube already knit which comes undone to  be re-knit.


Anita has been busy sewing surgical caps and masks and working in the garden. She also managed to finish these lovely knit socks.




Cathy's vest - steeked front -waiting for a zipper



April 2 - 2020

Anita is using up her left over sock yarn to make a blanket.  Its called Domino knitting - each square gets knitted onto the next with all ends being knitted as you go (saves time on the finishing for sure).




March 27

JoAnne is back home and in self isolation mode.  I'm sure we will see some great work in progress from her shortly.  In the meantime, here are a couple of completed items.

Socks from yarn she purchased on Quadra Island 

Fingerless gloves from yarn purchased for a knit along with her friend in Tucson

March 25th

Avis - Hats for charity



Avis is an avid knitter - she's even more productive now!

Socks by Avis


Helen's socks - yarn from knitpicks -
two small balls to make too small socks

Carole's pretty in Pink Spring Socks

Marie-Jose - Selbu Gloves



Eileen's funky socks



Cathy's - two at once on the magic loop needle -Awesome!