KIK Meeting – Christmas Ornaments

 
 
We are making ornaments for our Christmas trees:  a knitted yarn basket using worsted weight yarn and size 9 needles, and balls that can be stuffed.  The balls require sport weight yarn and size US 3 to  5 needles or 3.25 to 3.75 mm.  The patterns will be available at our meeting.  Come join us for some Christmas fun.  
 
      

KNOT Meeting – Dorset Buttons

Please note that this is one week early due to Thanksgiving.
Our December meeting will also be held early, on December 20th. 

 

Leslie Graham will be teaching us how to make Dorset buttons.  Supplies will be provided.  All you need to bring is a pair of scissors.
 
 

SoCK Meeting – 10K Knitters Challenge

 

Join the 10K New Knitters challenge!  Bring a new knitter to our meeting or come learn how you can teach a new knitter how to knit.  The event is on November 10.  Local Yarns stores participating are: Nancy Knits, Nimblefingers and Yarn Store Boutique, The website for this event is: 10000newknitters.com.

Doris at Yarn Store Boutique will have the 10K New Knitters challenge kits for you to pick up.   

Sock would like to use the button maker. Please let me know who has it and how we may get it to make buttons.  I may be reached at knitatknightguildsock@gmail.com 

CHIX Meeting – Holiday Shawl Pins

Just in time for Christmas/Holiday giving, let’s make shawl pins that can be made easily for any knitted or crocheted items.  Please bring scissors for cutting paper and thin wire, and your normal knitting and crochet supplies.  All other supplies will be provided.

 

And bring last month’s project so we can finish turning circles into squares.  Looking forward to seeing everyone.  We will be finalizing plans for our Christmas/Holiday gathering.

KNIT Meeting – 2-Color Brioche

For our November meeting, Elizabeth Spies will continue her Brioche program.  Last month we covered one color brioche.  This month we will jump into two-color brioche.  Elizabeth recommends you bring two yarns with high color contrast, and double pointed or circular needles a few sizes smaller than normal for your weight yarn.  I love brioche and I hope you will fall in love too – come to our meeting and learn to love brioche!

KNOW Meeting – Sock Fundamentals

At our meeting on Monday, November 26, 2018, longtime KNOW member and sock-knitting expert Lynn Hensley will present her program on “Sock Fundamentals.” Lynn will explain in detail basic sock construction and architecture, discuss the most popular heel and toe options, describe how and what to measure for a perfect fit, as well as talk about needle choices and appropriate yarns to use. This program is aimed toward knitters of all skill levels, so please join us.

Our KNOW Annual Holiday Party is scheduled for December 10, 2018, at Spring Creek Barbecue.  If you’d like to participate in the (optional) gift exchange, please bring with you a wrapped, unlabeled knitting notion (or notions) worth approximately $15.  For additional exciting details about the Holiday Party, watch your inbox!  

Note: This is the last meeting at which cold-weather charitable contributions will be collected.

KNIT Meeting – Brioche, part 1

We are so excited to begin our two month journey into Brioche knitting with Elizabeth Spies.  Elizabeth will take us through one color brioche at the October meeting and two color brioche at the November meeting.  Join us and get your brioche on!!

KIK Meeting – Problem Solving

The October program consists of small groups and problem solving.

  • How to fix mistakes in a pattern
  • How to fix dropped stitches
  • How to keep your rows straight when crocheting

 

KNOW Meeting – Weird and Wonky to Wonderful!

At our KNOW meeting on Monday, October 29, Janet Madden will present her program, “Weird and Wonky to Wonderful—Bash the Stash for Charity Knitting!”  You will learn about the charitable organizations and related projects sponsored by each chapter, score some patterns, hear a few stories, and maybe find a new use for that strange skein stored somewhere in your stash. Bring yarn and needles to match.  Hopefully, you’ll be inspired!  Please plan to attend what promises to be a very enjoyable and worthwhile program. 

KNOT Meeting – Dyeing yarn and Roving at Mohair & More

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE, LOCATION & TIME CHANGE for this meeting.

 

The next KNOT meeting will be at 10:30am on Saturday, September 29th at Mohair & More in New Waverly.  PLEASE NOTE THE DATE AND LOCATION CHANGE.  Bill Lane will be teaching us about dyeing yarn and roving.
 
Non-members are welcome to attend but must RSVP to dgbelanger@att.net by Monday, September 24 to allow time to prepare space and extra yarn for dyeing.