CHIX Meeting – Stash Buster

Let’s do a great stash buster. This month will be crochet program introducing the C2C (corner to corner) technique.

Stitches used: chain, dc (double crochet), ss (slip stitch) and slip knot.

Materials: 2 to 3 worsted yarn colors, “H” hook, markers and normal supplies

CHIX Meeting – Plans for 2020

It’s a new year and time for plotting out this year’s meetings. Come and share those new goodies you received and projects for the coming year. Hope to see you at the meeting.

CHIX Meeting – Holiday potluck

Please come and celebrate the holidays with us. Bring a dish to share (pot luck).  We will also be collecting toiletries for the shelter.

CHIX Meeting – Plaid Scarf

It’s Fall, so think plaid. Let’s make an easy and quick scarf using aran or worsted weight yarn.

Supplies:

Normal knitting supplies (stitch markers, scissors, etc.)

NEEDLE:  Size 8

YARN:  One slow striping and one solid. OR you may use one ball of slow striping.

Skills:

knit, purl, slip stitches, tubular cast on and tubular bind off.

CHIX Meeting – Dropped stitches

Drop it like it’s hot…

We will be dropping stitches in our knitting and crochet. Come and join us to learn how and why.
Supplies: 
  • Sport or worsted yarn
  • Size 8 knitting needle
  • Size 15 knitting needle
  • 5mm crochet hook
  • Normal supplies
If you have any dropped stitch items, bring for show and share. I will have samples.

CHIX Meeting – Future of CHIX

This month, we will sit, knit, crochet, and discuss the future of Chix. We have only one month, this August meeting, to elect a President for our chapter or we will no longer be supported by KANG. Please, please, please think about it. See you at the next meeting.

CHIX Meeting

We are looking forward to seeing all of you in July.  Lots of things are going on!

  • It’s time to renew your membership
  • Election of KANG officers and CHIX officers
  • Discussion of programs for the coming year
  • There will be several drawings of Amazon gift cards to finish out our financial year.  Must be present to win!

If anyone missed the introduction of embroidery on your knitting or crochet items, bring your swatches and supplies and we will address it at the meeting.

CHIX Meeting – Embroider your knitting

Please come and join us in learning how to embroider as you knit. Bring DK yarn and needles to match.

We will also be discussing final preparations for using the remainder of our budget. Come and be heard.

CHIX Meeting – Embellish your Knitting with Embroidery

May’s program is “Learn to Embellish your Knitting with Embroidery.”  Using smooth, worsted yarn in 2 colors that are very close in color, please bring the following swatch: 
 
Using longtail cast on, CO 26 stitches with color A.
 
ROW 1.  Color B  WS  K3 P20 K3
ROW 2.                  RS  K26
ROW 3.  Color A  WS  K3 P20 K3
ROW 4.                  RS  K26
 
Repeat Rows 1 – 4 for 50 rows. BO loosely and block if necessary.
 
Optional: Crochet swatch in SC stripes like the knitting swatch.
Supplies: Blunt tip tapestry needle. Scrap smooth worsted or dk yarn, normal knitting supplies

CHIX Meeting – Joining in the round

Sue Werner will present our program for April.  If you are interested in trying some alternate methods for joining circular knitting, please join us.  There will be samples of the various methods available; if you wish to try them, you will need a small amount of worsted weight yarn and your favorite needles.  Also, feel free to share any tips you might have for knitting in the round.