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 

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.