Join us on April 24 for a presentation by Sarah Solomon. Sarah will be presenting various methods for working button bands including her technique for a double-knit button band featured in the Spring 2016 issue of knit.wear magazine.
Sarah Solomon is a knitwear designer, teacher and writer based in New York City. Her patterns and articles have appeared in Interweave Knits, Knitscene, knit.wearand Wool Studio, and with collections by Manos del Uruguay, Gauge + Tension, and Woolfolk. Her interests include everything from traditional techniques to colorwork to fine finishing, with a particular emphasis on garment construction. She is also an avid sewer and spinner and loves handwork in many forms. In her design work, Sarah focuses on creating garments and accessories from exceptional yarns that are knittable, wearable and designed to last.
Join us for an evening with two of the authors of Drop Dead Easy Knits! Kirsten Kapur and Gale Zucker will present a fun slide show with Gale’s tips and tricks on photographing your knits and Kirsten will present her favorite knitting tops and tools. They will also discuss the creation of Drop Dead Easy Knits from a summer evening with three friends chatting over lobster and wine in Maine, through the process of making the book, to the final product.
After the presentation, guild members can look through the trunk show. Copies of the book will be available for signing at $16.99 each.
Our guest speaker for the February 27th meeting will be Shira Blumenthal of Lion Brand Yarns. Shira will bring new finished garments for a show and tell and provide an update on new yarns and happenings.
It’s not too late to join the Pomatomus sock KAL. If you are interested in joining come at 6:00 PM with a skein of 400 yards of fingering weight yarn, and a print out of the free Pomatomus pattern, markers and appropriate needles.
Join us on Monday, January 23rd for our annual Charity Knitting Night. Spend the evening sitting and relaxing, chatting with friends, and knitting a little something for someone in need. Choose a pattern, select yarn from your stash, grab your needles and head over to the Guild meeting!