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.

CHIX Meeting – Doodling with Yarn

Grab some yarn and knitting needles or a crochet hook and come have fun with Sheryl Means “doodling with yarn”.  Learn to create a one of a kind fabric that can be as structured or unstructured as you are comfortable with. There are no rules, only fun with a few simple guidelines.  Handouts will be provided so you can enjoy the freedom of making unique fiber art wearables at home. 
 
Materials to bring:
– Small amounts of yarn in different weights ranging from lace to worsted, textures, etc. in a color palette that pleases you.
– Knitting needles sizes 6-8 & Crochet hooks G-J, depending on your personal gauge. (The goal is for a looser than normal gauge and we might even use more than one size!)
– General supply kit with scissors, finishing needles, stitch markers, etc. 

SoCK Meeting – Button Design

Join SoCK to design a button.  Jenny Quattlebaum will be working with us to design a button for our chapter.  Bring your ideas for the words and help choose a design for the button.  If you have started a Pre-K Hat, bring it to continue working on it.  Please save the date Saturday, October 6th for our next Charity Knit-In.  SoCK will be planning this event.   Also bring your current project for Show and Share.

KIK Meeting – Sampler Scarves

KIK is working on two sampler scarfs.  “You CAN Do It scarf”  and “Weston Sampler Scarf”  Everyone at the August meeting could choose which one they wanted to do.  The program for September will be a brief review of questions for the sampler scarfs and then a program on “Illusion” or “Shadow” knitting.  Please email the President at knitatnightguildKik@gmail.com if you plan to attend.  We want to have enough handouts.  Materials needed are 2 balls of smooth worsted-weight yarn in contrasting colors and the needles sized appropriate for the yarn.  Please no variegated or fancy yarns.  The outcome should be a close knit.  One color will be the base color and the other will show the hidden pattern.  Come join us.

KNIT Meeting – Hot Christmas KAL

We are continuing our Hot Christmas Knitting KAL – bring a project that you are working on for Christmas.  Don’t let the holidays sneak up on you this year!  Some of our members are working on the Christmas Tree Advent Garland pattern, found on Ravelry, but any holiday knitting works for this KAL.  Enjoy the cool air-conditioning in our meeting room and knit for cooler days.

KNOW Meeting – Decorative Cast-ons

At our KNOW meeting on September 24, well-known Katy artist and knitting instructor Sony Hartley will present a program on Decorative Cast-on Techniques.  During her presentation, Sony will teach three different ways to cast on a knitting project:  The I-cord Cast-on, Picot Cast-on, and Flower Cast-on.  In order to participate, bring worsted-weight yarn, dpn’s or a circular knitting needle size 8-10, or a crochet hook size C or smaller. Sony will supply beads and flowers for our use.  Please plan to attend what promises to be a fun and interesting meeting. 

KNOW Meeting – Blocking

At our meeting on Monday, August 27, expert knitter and longtime Guild member Nancy Polychronopolous will present an extensive program on Blocking. If you want your knitting to look professional, your lace projects to be beautifully perfected, and your stitches to be smooth and even, this is the program for you. Nancy will describe different types of blocking suitable for our various types of knitted items. Be sure to plan to attend this essential, very informative meeting.

KNOT Meeting – Italian Cast-on

Marilee Belanger will be teaching the Italian cast-on and various places where it’s a good one to use.  Please bring some scrap yarn and needles of the appropriate size to use for this cast-on.  There is no homework. 

KIK Meeting – Gift Exchange

Please bring a knitting – crochet item valued at no more than $10.00 for a gift exchange.  We will have a game that goes along with the gift exchange.  We will discuss choices for November’s Christmas Ornament.  AND we will continue to accept new member registrations and renewals for KANG Membership.  Please remember that our dues support the budget for the new KANG year.