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September 23, 2013

I Love Yarn Day Oct. 11

ALBIA — Whether you knit, crochet, craft or just adore fiber, Oct. 11 is the day to affirm your passion for yarn.

Grab your favorite washable yarn, crochet hook and/or knitting needles and join us at Fiber Artisans Guild on the north side of the historic square in Albia from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 11 to create blankets to donate to local charities. Yarns, hooks and needles will be available.

Get a head start by creating 7-inch by 9-inch crocheted or knitted squares. Any pattern can be used and will be available at the event.

For more information, contact Dot Maudlin at 641-969-4492, email bigelvisnut@yahoo.com, Fiber Artisans Guild at 641-777-0465 or email sherri@fiberartisansguild.com. Also let the group know if your organization is interested in receiving any completed blankets or lapghans.

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