Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Knitters Gather in Aberdeen

The "Knitters, Etc" group has been meeting monthly in Aberdeen for close to 10 years. We're grateful to have a wonderful place to gather: the Red Rooster Coffee House on Main Street. Owned by Dan and Kileen Cleberg, the Red Rooster is a sponsor of art and creativity in Aberdeen, a place where all can gather and be welcomed.

Here's Dan, ready to put out some more fresh fair-trade coffee.

It seems there's always a special spirit of community and joy when we gather at Christmas. Every eye got a bit misty when Kathi Taylor shared that her newest book would be dedicated to our group. It's been inspiring to see Kathi's creativity and productivity as she prepares her felting and knitting books for publication.

Kathy modeled this beautiful hand-knit sweater, all made from her handspun. What fabulous colors!

LaRheta and Cassie worked together for years and retired together. Their minds are still on the same wavelength:

We had a good laugh when we heard how they downloaded the same embroidery pattern and made these sweatshirts without the other one knowing!

At every "Knitters, Etc." meeting we have Show and Tell,to share recent projects and ideas. Here, Jean and Karen admire Roberta's work on a prayer shawl.


  1. Coffee and Knitting...an amazing combination. Maybe when I retire from my 'day job', I can go to a knitting club.
    Happy New Year, Natalie

  2. It is fun to see this posting about Knitter's. I still miss the group though I have 3 groups here in NJ (guess I am really getting to be a "yarn junkie." Say hi to everyone for me!