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Holiday Challenge!

Posted by on October 21, 2019 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The holidays are coming and the guild's Holiday Challenge Deadline is coming up fast! This you you'll be creating your version of a Christmas Stocking! you can knit, crochet, weave, stitch, sew, felt, tat, craft your heart out! 

The categories are: 

  • Whimsical
  • Repurposed
  • Traditional 
  • Handspun 
  • Guild Favorite
Bring your completed stocking to the guild party on dec 12th. It has to have been in the past year. 

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Busy, Busy, Busy!

Posted by on August 24, 2017 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (2)

The guild will be busy in the next few weeks! Here's the list of events:

8/25-8/27 Guild Retreat!

9/7 – Weaving Workshop/Advanced Weaving Class

9/9 - Fourth Annual Scottish Covenanter Festival at Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church. More info at

9/16 – Poole Forge Demonstration AND Landis Valley Wool Frolic. We will need demonstrators for both events!

9/30 – Holy Spirit Lutheran Church pet event

10/7-8 – Landi...

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Demonstration Opportunity

Posted by on July 6, 2017 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Sunday, July 16, at 2 pm at Beidler House in Berks County

the Guild has been asked to demonstrate all aspects of fiber arts at the Beidler House at 1130 Old River Rd., Gibraltar PA (southeast of Reading - about 45 minutes from Lancaster).


Their website is:


The AIR-CONDITIONED house has several rooms, and we envision having a few people in each room, demons...

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NO Fiber Frolic - Thursday 2/9

Posted by on February 9, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Fiber Frolic is CANCELLED tonight - Thursday 2/9 because of the weather. Hope to see you at the Program Meeting on 2/23.

Membership Renewal

Posted by on October 19, 2016 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (1)

Have you submitted your membership renewal yet? Membership forms may be downloaded from the "Join Us" page, or you can pick up a form at a Fiber Frolic or meeting.

Summer Fiber Retreat!

Posted by on May 10, 2016 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Reservation and payment due to Ann Wysock by Friday, August 5th.


Please email to register. Ann will reply with her address so you can send a check. 

* Who you are, and preferred name for a name tag

* How we can contact you (phone)

* Your rooming preference

* Your prearranged roommate, if you have one

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Fiber Frolic CANCELLED tonight - Thursday 2/11

Posted by on February 11, 2016 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Mother Nature had a different plan for tonight - no frolicking lambs for us...

Due to the blowing drifting snow, we are cancelling Fiber Frolic tonight.


Stay home in front of the fireplace, and knit or spin something warm!


See you in 2 weeks at the Guild meeting for a program on Fleece Preparation. Stay tuned for details

Holiday Schedule

Posted by on November 9, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (8)

We will not have a Program Meeting in November, due to Thanksgiving. 

Instead, we will have our Annual Holiday Tea on Thursday December 10th at 7:00. The Executive Committee will provide tea sandwiches and other goodies. Please feel free to bring one of your favorite holiday treats!


  • Bring a small fiber-related gift preferably ($10) stapled in a brown paper bag, along with a canned good item to donate to the Food Bank. We will play “Now you have it, now...
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2015 Summer Retreat - sign up now!

Posted by on July 12, 2015 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (1)

Join us at the Holiday Inn Morgantown (6170 Morgantown Road, Morgantown, PA 19543) from Friday August 21st through Sunday August 23rd 2015 for a weekend of fiber fun!

Registration form can be downloaded from the 'Forms' page - hover your mouse over the 'Contact Us' at the top, and you'll see the link for 'Forms'. You can also send an email to http://lancspinweave@gmai...

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May Meeting: Shifu - Japanese Paper Spinning

Posted by on May 5, 2015 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us on Thursday May 28th for a presentation by Adele Harvey on Shifu - Japanese Paper Spinning.

Shifu—Japanese paper spinning:

In this presentation I will discuss the history of shifu and show examples of spun paper as well as items woven with spun paper. I will demonstrate the preparation and the spinning of paper. I will have handouts and samples of Japanese paper suitable for spinning. Please bring a lightweight drop spindle and/or a manual bob...

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