Tag: Community

Charity Knit-Together Event

What: Charity Knit-Together event
When: Sunday, November 14th from 12 noon – 3PM
Where: Memorial Park, near Picnic Area #2

S Picnic Ln
Houston, TX 77007

Come out and drop off completed items, and pick up yarn for your next charity project; stay, swap stories, stitch with us. Look for the ladies with the yarn!
To Bring: 
  • A chair
  • A small cooler with your own drinks/snacks
  • Your needles and/or hooks
  • Your favorite pattern
DO NOT BRING YARN… we have you covered!!
Can’t make the November Knit-together event? Our next event will be in January. Stay tuned to the KANG website, the Facebook page, or email knitatnightguildcharity@gmail.com for further details

Charity Knit-Together Event

What: Charity Knit-Together event
When: Saturday, October 9th from 12 noon – 3PM
Where: Buffalo Bayou Brewing

2101 Summer Street
Houston, TX 77007

Come out and drop off completed items, and pick up yarn for your next charity project; stay, swap stories, have a beer and/or a snack, stitch with us.

We’ll be under the tents just outside the front door. Look for the ladies with the yarn! 

*Note: The brewery gets busy on Saturday, so come early and claim a seat!!

KANG charity knitting guild houston texas tx knit at night guild event brewery buffalo bayou 

East Texas Fiber Festival

Come and join the fun at the East Texas Fiber Festival 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

 

The Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas

The Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas

Join the fun at the annual Hill Country yarn crawl!  This week long crawl will take you through yarn stores across San Antonio, Austin, and surrounding areas.  Experience new stores, indie dyers and tons of fun filling up your passport.

Check the event website for more details, and to order your passport.

The Yarn Trail – A Texas Yarn Crawl

This is a NEW Texas yarn crawl happening in the Southern and Eastern area of the great state of Texas. Be sure to register here or in your nearest participating yarn shop to join in the fun!

Visit ALL 6 SHOPS on The Yarn Trail and redeem your passport at your last shop to be entered into the drawing for the grand prize: over $300 worth of yarn goodness! Take a selfie in front of ALL 6 SHOPS on the map and post to social media with the hashtag #texasyarntrail to be eligible for additional fun prizes!

Register before July 12 for a free yarn crawl project bag.

The following yarn shops are participating in the yarn crawl:

2019 Houston Fiber Fest!

Registration for Fiber Fest classes is open!

Tickets for Cat Bordhi’s Saturday evening talk

Houston Fiber Fest is looking to expand their Demo area this year and is asking for your help. If you have a 30 minute demonstration or skills-building tutorial related to fiber-based crafts you would like to present, let them know.  Demos could relate to knitting, crocheting, spinning, felting, dyeing, etc. Opportunities are available on Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, 10:30 – 5:30 and on Sunday, June 23, 10:30 – 2:30. If you would like to propose a demo or a tutorial, please click here to email  Marie.

Knit in Public Day

Saturday, June 8 is Knit in Public Day!

KNOT members invite other knitters to join them in the Food Court at The Woodlands Mall from 11am – ???.  Plan to knit as long as you like and then perhaps do a bit of shopping while you’re there.

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.

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.