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August 2019

California Wool Growers Association Annual Meeting & Convention

August 22 - August 24
Carson Valley Inn, 1627 U.S. Hwy 395 N
Minden, NV 89423 United States
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CWGA is committed to delivering lasting value to support and grow all segments of the California sheep industry. The annual meeting and convention delivers on this commitment by providing an opportunity for members to participate in educational workshops, discuss issues impacting the industry, and be engaged in association policymaking. DATE: AUGUST 22 – 24, 2019 LOCATION: CARSON VALLEY INN, MINDEN NV MEETING INFORMATION & REGISTRATION PACKET: POSTED IN MAY 2019   LODGING INFORMATION: For online reservations click here and enter…

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Knitting – Badass Brioche!

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931 United States
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Welcome to Badass Brioche! Why Badass you ask? You get dimension, contrast and squish all in one! Plus, this project takes a comfortable, intermediate knitter into the world of "advanced"! Yee ha! We'll be making this darling cowl where you'll experience knitting brioche with two colors, in the round! Materials: 2 Contrasting Colors of DK weight yarn (at least 55 yards each). Needle size US 6 24" Pattern: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kodiak-cowl HW: Cast on 88 sts. If you'd like a kit that…

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NY Textile Lab Affiliate: Dying with Regional Plants

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop builds off of the Harvest Dye Materials workshop. Participants will work with the dyes made at that workshop and will learn how to prepare fibers for dying, how to change the PH of the dye in order to alter plant colors, and will experiment with dyeing a variety of natural fibers.

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Fibershed Producers @ Temescal Farmers’ Market

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Temescal Farmers’ Market, 5300 Claremont Ave. (DMV)
Oakland, CA 94618 United States
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Megan of Summer Solace is continuing the tradition of providing Fibershed Producer products at her booth at the Temescal, Oakland Farmers' Marketevery other week.

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Advanced Brioche

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rumpelstiltskin, 1021 R Street
Sacramento, CA
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Take the next step in brioche! TKGAcertified Master Hand Knitter Celia McAdam Cahill will teach you the more advanced techniques that really make brioche projects shine. You will learn the classic but sometimes challenging Italian Cast On, as well as how to work increases and decreases, and how to read brioche charts. By the end of class, you’ll have the knowledge to tackle any brioche pattern! Prerequisite: Beginning Brioche, or solid knowledge of basic brioche stitches and terminology

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Knitting – Herringbone Stitch

August 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Fiber Circle Studio, 8099 La Plaza Suite H
Cotati, CA 94931 United States
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Explore the possibilities of texture with herringbone stitch - a personal favorite! After learning this stitch you can easily make a scarf, cowl, pillow or blanket - pattern options will be supplied in class! This is a beginner/intermediate course. You need to know how to knit and purl. PLEASE BRING (or purchase a kit at checkout): Needle Size 13 24" Bulky Weight Yarn Please visit our website for class & refund policies. By signing up, you acknowledge that you are…

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Knitting Class

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rumpelstiltskin, 1021 R Street
Sacramento, CA
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All Skills Welcome! Learn to knit or receive guidance on a project you are working on. Bring yarn and needles, or a project. You will receive plenty of personal attention and help!

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Knitting Class

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Rumpelstiltskin, 1021 R Street
Sacramento, CA
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All Skills Welcome! Learn to knit or receive guidance on a project you are working on. Bring yarn and needles, or a project. You will receive plenty of personal attention and help!

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Range Tailgate 2: Cows, Compost + Carbon

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Petaluma, CA Petaluma, CA United States + Google Map

RSVP HERE Sonoma RCD and Sonoma Mountain Institute (http://sonomamountaininstitute.org/) invite ranchers and prospective ranchers to come to learn the latest findings from their Healthy Soils Demonstration Project. This demonstration field trail started in 2018 on a private 300-acre ranch owned by the Sonoma Mountain Institute, is looking at how compost application influences soil health and forage productivity on a working rangeland. This tailgate will include a discussion on the comparison of our baseline vs year 1 soil samples on both…

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Knitting Class

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rumpelstiltskin, 1021 R Street
Sacramento, CA
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All Skills Welcome! Learn to knit or receive guidance on a project you are working on. Bring yarn and needles, or a project. You will receive plenty of personal attention and help!

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