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Vegan Knitting Circle!

Here's your chance to get together with other vegan knitters and relax and chat after a busy holiday season. Rest assured you won't have to listen to anyone wax poetic about spinning their own yarn from wool or the miracles of alpaca and cashmere blends, and instead trade tips about soy silk yarn and yarn made from bamboo and corn. Ask others for ideas on the best way to veganize knitting patterns and hear about the most-vegan friendly yarn shops in the Twin Cities (anyone else ever had a sales clerk try and talk you into buying animal-fibers when you have specifically told them you're looking for something vegan?).

Bring snacks, too! Snacks make everything better.

Note: This is not a knitting lesson, though we may do that in the future. All levels are welcome, crocheters, tatters, and the like are welcome, too, we just ask that the craft you bring be animal-free. :)

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi All! Thanks so much for coming today. Here is the recipe for the cashew cheese that Melissa brought to share. Cashew Cheez

    1 cup soaked cashews (soak 1-2 hours)
    1/4 cup water
    1/4 cup nutritional yeast
    1 Tbsp lemon juice
    1-2 Tbsp tahini (optional)
    salt to taste
    garlic granules to taste
    other spices/etc. as wanted

    Combine in high-powered blender or food processor. Enjoy!

    January 12, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      That was delicious stuff.

      January 16, 2013

  • Christine M.

    Hi Kris,
    I don't know how to knit so should I wait for the "knitting lesson" meet up?

    January 11, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Christine! Saturday's meetup is not going to be instructional, but feel free to stop in and meet some folks! I'll get a lesson scheduled soon for those who need to learn. :)

      January 11, 2013

    • Christine M.

      Okay, thank you! -Christine

      January 12, 2013

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