Sunday, November 18, 2012

Maine Mitten Project News & Updates

With the fair gone by and the holidays coming up, I haven't found time to post until now. The good news is that we have received some nice support!

  1. There now is a Maine Mitten Project group on Please join us and share your work or patterns. We'd love to have you with us!
  2. Beth, one of our Ravelry group members, contacted me offering to spread the word around the state of Maine! She is a sales rep for Blank Textiles ( a quilt fabric company) and Totes by Sandy and travels to quilt shops,  and fabric shops throughout the state. Many also sell yarn and fiber supplies. As she travels the state for her work, she has offered to leave posters and pattern flyers with shop owners to help spread the word about our efforts. That will be a terrific help! Thanks so much Beth!
  3. Kathy Cooper, Master Knitter and Dyer has connected us with a wonderful yarn shop in N Conway, NH called Close Knit Sisters. The owners of Close Knit Zoe and Cheryl are happily supporting our effort by having Maine Mitten Project information flyers available for their customers in an effort to help get the word out!If you live in the area drop in to see their lovely shop. 
       Close knit is also a drop spot/ collection point for any finished     
     items you may have for the project and visit them for some great yarns!

   They are at:

 1976 White Mountain Highway (The Red Barn Outlet)North Conway, NH 

Open Monday - Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Watch their class schedule for Mitten Project workshops upcoming after the first of the year. As soon as we know about them we will post them here as well!

Heart of Biddeford at 205 Main St (near city hall), Biddeford, is also a supporting location. They have flyers/patterns, and are a drop location for any finished work. HOB supported the Maine Reef Project with great success and are very happy to have them on board for our 2012/2013 project. Thank you HOB!
HOB is a non profit org that supports art in the Biddeford area.