March 27: Kirsten Kapur and Gale Zucker

Screen Shot 2017-03-03 at 7.46.31 PMJoin 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.

 

Photo of Gale Zucker
Gale Zucker

 

Visit Gale’s blog at: http://ezisus.blogspot.com

 

 

Visit Kirsten’s blog at: http://www.kirstenkapurdesigns.com

 

Photo of Kirsten Kapur
Kirsten Kapur

 

 

6:00-7:00 PM Sit and knit

7:00 PM Program

Free for guild members and $10 for guests.

Feb 27: Shira from Lion Brand Yarns

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.

6:00 KAL and sit and knit

7:00 Meeting

Free for members and $10 for guests

 

January 23: Charity Knitting and Member Led Workshops

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!

For a few ideas of what is needed review our Charity Programs document.

6:00 Sit and Knit, continuation of sock KAL

7:00 Program Starts

 

December 19: Holiday Party

Join us on December 19th for our annual holiday party! We ask attendees to bring an appetizer or a dessert. Coffee and water will be provided.

Our next knit-along starts during the sit and knit hour of 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Suzanne will lead those interested in knitting a cuff-down Cookie A sock pattern called Pomatomus. The pattern is free and can be downloaded here: http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter05/PATTpomatomus.html

Bring to the December meeting one skein of solid or tonal fingering or sock weight yarn with 385-420 of yardage. Suzanne recommends that gauge knitters bring 2.25 mm needles, tight knitters bring 2.5 mm needles and loose knitters should bring 2.0 mm needles. 4 or 5 double pointed needles, 2 short circulars or 1 long circular.