Fall Charity Knit-in

Come join us and knit or crochet for charity on October 6th, from 8 to 12 at St Anne de Beaupre Catholic Church, 2810 Link Road, Houston, 77009. Bring a friend or two (KANG member or not) and help spread the word. We will have yarn available for projects; please supply your own needles or hooks. Patterns for our charity projects can be found here.

  • Bring a dish to share; we will provide water, tea, and coffee
  • Bring a non-perishable food item for donations to a local food bank
  • Bring a giftwrapped single skein of yarn for a fun game, if you want to play
  • And bring cash or your checkbook for our silent auction with amazing items to bid on

Please RSVP to knitatnightguildcharity@gmail.com.

As always, great door prizes await you!  Looking forward to another fun-filled day with everyone!

Sea Purls Cruise

Join us for Sea Purls 2019 and enjoy four days with a great group of knitting enthusiasts, family and friends! We will sail from Galveston to Cozumel on the Carnival Freedom on Saturday 2/09/19 at 4 PM. We will have a day at sea on Sunday 2/10, visit Cozumel on Monday 2/11, have another day at sea on Tuesday 2/12 and arrive back in Galveston at 8:30am Wednesday 2/13.

Our knitting workshops will take place during our two days at sea. We plan on two hours of workshop instruction during the morning of each day at sea and another 2 hours during the afternoons at sea for a total of eight hours of knitting instruction and assistance.

If you would like to register or have have any questions regarding the cruise please reach out to Hope at 972-679-3959! You will also find updated information at the Yarn & Stitches website and Facebook page:
http://www.yarnandstitches.com
https://www.facebook.com/YarnAndStitches

 

East Texas Fiber Festival

Come and join the fun in East Texas!  Growers, spinners, creators of all kinds are welcome!  There will be vendors, demonstrations, a silent auction, and classes.

Friday – noon to 6pm
Saturday – 9am to 4pm

 

Knitting in the Hills Retreat

Registration will open Sunday, July 29th at 1pm CST!

We are thrilled to be back at the Horseshoe Bay Resort again this year. Located just off of Lake LBJ near Marble Falls, TX,  there are beautiful walking trails, bike rentals available, golf courses including a putting course, fitness center and on-site spa.

Our 2019 Teaching Lineup includes Andrea Mowry, Cecelia Campochiaro, & Juju Vail. Juju will also be presenting our Saturday Night Talk!

You can read more about our teachers and the classes they will be offering at this event in our newsletter.

Stitches, S’Mores & More

Stitches, S’Mores & More is a knitting and fiber arts retreat that started about 8 years ago.  This year’s retreat will be held September 20-23.

Classes include Portuguese knitting, felting, dying, fair isle, and more.

Regular registration is $450 through August 5. At 12:01AM on August 6, the cost of registration rises to $500.

Officers Handover Meeting

The officer handover meeting will be Saturday, July 28th at 8:30 a.m. at the Trini Mendenhall Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road, Houston.  
 
Whether you are NEW, OUT-GOING, OR CONTINUING, please make plans to attend the Officer Handover Meeting. 
 
We will be sharing information on the inner workings of the Chapters and Executive Board. We’ll talk about g-mail, website, calendars, social media, finances, membership, programs, and anything else we can think of. Come ready to share best practices and great ideas! 
 
A light breakfast will be provided. 

Local Yarn Store Day

Local Yarn Store Day is a brick-and-mortar yarn shop appreciation day created by TNNA Yarn Group. The inaugural LYS Day will take place on April 21 and is designed to show support for small businesses while bringing together a unique community of knitters, crocheters, weavers and spinners to drive awareness and celebrate the craft.

Support your local yarn store by visiting it on April 21 and making a purchase!  Many shops will have special events and sales going on that day.

Spring Charity Knit-In 2018

As always, the knit-in is open to anyone who likes to knit and/or crochet for charity.  Please help spread the word! Feel free to bring a food item to share with the group.  We will have an oven and a microwave to heat up food.  Water, coffee, and tea will be provided.  

 
The first 25 people to check-in will receive a door prize.  We will have a drawing for three raffle prizes at the end of the knit-in.  Everyone can earn one raffle ticket for each of the following and there is no limit to how many tickets you can earn:
  •  Attend the event
  •  Bring a non-member guest
  •  Turn in a completed, handmade charity item
  •  Donate a ball of acrylic/washable yarn for charity
 
We will play a knitting related game. Participation in the game is purely voluntary and the winners will receive prizes. If you want to play, be sure to bring your knitting notions.  Game rules will be revealed at the knit-in.  
 
To RSVP for the knit-in, please email  knitatnightguildcharity@gmail.com with the names of the people in your group (which will help me with the preparation of door prizes), and also email me if you have ideas/projects for charity knitting or any questions. 

 

Kid ‘N Ewe Fiber Festival

Kid ‘N Ewe is Texas’s premier fiber arts festival for spinners, weavers, knitters, crocheters, felters, and anyone else who enjoys the wide variety of fiber arts.

This year the festival will be held in a new location – the Hill Country Youth Event Center in Kerrville, TX.