Note change in location of meeting this month: KNOT will be having the Meeting February 27th 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Yarn Store Boutique’s new location, 8900 Eastlock Drive, #230, Spring, TX 77379.
Doris Scott will teach us about yarn substitution. Please call the shop if the gate is closed, 281-430-3770.
We are also starting a KAL named “Audition”, and here is a LINK with lots of details, information and resources that have gone out to KNOT members. Those that are participating in the KAL will need sections 1 and 2 completed by the February meeting as we will be learning the first pattern panel that evening.
Jan Clark will introduce us to Sequence Knitting — repeating a given sequence of knit and purl stitches to create patterns and textures that are often reversible. Jan will cover the three types of sequences:
- one-row, in which the sequence length is divisible by the total number of stitches in your row
- serpentine, in which the sequence length is not an even multiple and has to be completed in the next row
- spiral, in which the sequence is worked in the round.
Bring Worsted or DK yarn and appropriate size needles and join us!
The next Executive Board Meeting will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, February 18th at the Trini
Mendenhall Sosa Community Center, 1414 Wirt Rd., Houston.
Saturday, February 15 will be a show your love day. What tools do you love? What yarn do you love? What patterns do you love? Show your love through charity knits. Knit preemie hats for Kingwood Medical Center NICU to show your appreciation for the use of their room.
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
The KIND chapter will meet on Thursday, February 13 at 10am. This is one week earlier than usual due to voting at the Bayland Center.
We will be talking about Knitting Tips, Tricks, and Hacks. Please bring the following items:
- 2 smalls ball of yarn – any weight or color
- needles an appropriate size for the yarn
- an empty toilet paper roll
Our program for the month is Knitting as a form of Protest with our very own Nancy Polychronopoulos.
Nancy will give a talk on the history of knitting and Crafting in Dissent about crafting as a way to protest – it’s not a new thing!
For our KAL, Step 2 is working the sleeve and dolman shaping — work through page 4 of the pattern which means you will end with the 3 Set Up for the Right Shoulder Rows. ** If you finish this phase up, and want a jump start you can work the Left Sleeve exactly has you have for the right (following the directions on page 6). **
Brioche part 2 assistance will be available for those of us knitting the All About the Brioche shawl.
Lastly a surprise from Ruth’s bag of knitting tricks. You won’t want to miss this month’s program!
Join SoCK as we learn to crochet. Come learn the stitches necessary to make a stash basket. Bring a H crochet hook. Yarn will be provided. Looking forward to seeing you there.
Katy Lace Knitters will meet on Tuesday, February 4th at 10 am at the Toasted Yolk on the southwest corner of 99 and I-10. Bring your Europa shawl to share your progress and address any problems you might be having. Join us for lunch after the meeting.
Join us at our January meeting where Roxanne Rump will lead an interactive discussion on some common sweater types, focusing on design considerations as well as pros and cons of each type of construction. Examples and patterns will be available to demonstrate the concepts discussed.