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Below are the 10 most recent journal entries recorded in AustinTX Handknitters' LiveJournal:

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007
4:40 pm
[unceremonious]
Ravelry
Hi hi!
Is anyone else on Ravelry?
Also, I'm getting lonely knitting by myself in the living room - are there any knitting groups out there who are actively meeting?
Sunday, September 23rd, 2007
11:24 am
[woolygrrl]
*tap* *tap* Is this thing on?
What: Knitting, Sex and Heresy

Where:  Central Market, 38th/Lamar, upstairs cafe

When: Monday nights, 7pm until close
Thursday, December 28th, 2006
7:23 pm
[unceremonious]
needle advice
Hello, seasoned knitting veterans! I'm still very much a newbie, and I'm about to graduate from "scarf." It was suggested that I attempt a simple, triangle-shaped shawl. I looked up a pattern (THIS pattern, to be precise), and it suggests size 13 needles. But given that the shawl will be fairly wide at the finish, how can I do this on 14 inch straight needles?

Do I really need circulars, even though the pattern doesn't suggest so?
Any advice on how I might complete this?
Thank you!
3:43 pm
[woolygrrl]
Handspinning classes, reprise
I'm trying once again to get one (or more) handspinning classes working at Bluebonnet Yarn in Cedar Park.  If you're in the area and are interested in learning to make yarn with a spindle please let me know.  I have tentatively scheduled classes for

1/30 and 2/6 - 10am until 1230 (two classes, one session, one money)
2/3 and 2/10 - 10 am until 1230 (again, two classes for one money)

I'm supplying the spindle (homemade but serviceable) and hte wool for a small material fee because to the best of my knowledge there is no spinning equipment or fiber at the shop.
Thursday, December 7th, 2006
2:35 pm
[woolygrrl]
Knitting groups
Knitting groups of which I'm cognizant:

Monday evenings, CM north, upstairs in the cafe. 7pm until close
Friday afternoons, B&N Arboretum, coffee shop, 1pm until 2:30pm or so

If you know of others with "open" membership feel free to post them under this thread...
Monday, August 28th, 2006
9:07 am
[woolygrrl]
The county fair
Results are in, so I thought I'd brag.  No Yarn Pr0n, but some FOs behind links behind this link:  http://woolygrrl.livejournal.com/80369.html
Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
7:42 pm
[ginagwen]
Austin Crafters!
I had a crafting question that isn't really related to Austin directly...so I created a community for austin_crafters. Please join if you are interested in all sorts of crafts...like knitting, beading, painting, scrap booking, stained glass, etc...
Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
10:17 pm
[woolygrrl]
Time to drum up some business for our weekday knitting group!

When:  Fridays from 1-3pm
Where: The coffee shop in the Barnes&Noble at the Arboretum

Some of us bite but we've all had our shots.  So come on out!
Tuesday, February 21st, 2006
9:29 pm
[woolygrrl]
Sunday, February 19th, 2006
4:34 pm
[woolygrrl]
Amazing...
Amazingly enough, when I searched around I didn't find a LJC devoted to Austin-area knitters - what a void to fill!

So at any rate, here we are. Please don't spam the list with adverts for things you've made - we knit, we can make it, right? Please DO let us know if you need help, if you need company for your knitting adventures, and especially if you have stash to swap.
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