Tag: SOCK

SoCK Meeting – Flower Stitches

April showers bring May FLOWERS! Come join us for a program on different flower stitches!

For our knitters: We will learn about the lotus, daisy, dahlia, cornflower, and dandelion flower stitches. Bring some stash yarn to practice and have corresponding needles.

The featured pattern is the “Knitted Flower Tutorial” by Julie Taylor. You will need 2 colors: approx.10 yards of DK yarn (main) & approx. 1 yard of DK yarn (contrasting); size US 6 (4mm) needles. You may use other weight yarn with corresponding needles.

 

For our crocheters: We will create a tulip stitch, worked in multiples of 2 + 3. Bring with you 3 colors of your choosing (recommended 1 to be a green) and a corresponding size crochet hook!

 

Note: HYBRID Meeting

  • For those comfortable and wanting to meet in-person, the meeting will be held in the Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center
  • For those wishing to stay on Zoom, the meeting also will be hosted virtually
  • If you need an invite, please email knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com

SoCK Meeting – Yarn Pooling vs. Assigned Pooling

Yarn pooling or assigned pooling, what is the craze?

Join SoCK’s meeting this month for a presentation led by chapter member, Debbie.

What you Need:

KNIT: If you are interested in trying this technique you will need to bring a variegated finger weight yarn, appropriate needles.

CROCHET: Yarn choices for crochet are variegated yarns, red heart, hobby lobby brands I love this cotton. Bring crochet hooks one size smaller than the yarn label suggests, the suggested size and one size larger.

 

Note: HYBRID Meeting

  • For those comfortable and wanting to meet in-person, the meeting will be held in the Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center
  • For those wishing to stay on Zoom, the meeting also will be hosted virtually
  • If you need an invite, please email knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com

SoCK Meeting – British Isles Knitting

SoCK Member, Cass, will present a program on “Gansey, Gurnsey, and Aran: Knitting in the British Isles”

Note: HYBRID Meeting

  • For those comfortable and wanting to meet in-person, the meeting will be held in the Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center
  • For those wishing to stay on Zoom, the meeting also will be hosted virtually
  • If you need an invite, please email knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com

SoCK Meeting – Knitting Ergonomics

SoCK Member, Ann, will present a program on Exercise While Knitting, showing us the importance of ergonomics for your hands!

Note: HYBRID Meeting

  • For those comfortable and wanting to meet in-person, the meeting will be held in the Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center
  • For those wishing to stay on Zoom, the meeting also will be hosted virtually
  • If you need an invite, please email knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com

 

SoCK Meeting – Double Knitting

SoCK Member, Priscilla, will present a program on double knitting, showing us how to work both sides of the fabric at once! We will be making a sample bookmark to demonstrate the techniques of double knitting!
Materials to Bring:
– Yarn: need two highly contrasting colors
– Needles: size 8, double pointed
– Pattern: download the color chart here:
https://lattesandllamas.com/…/double-knitting-bookmark.pdf

Note: HYBRID Meeting

  • For those comfortable and wanting to meet in-person, the meeting will be held in the Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center
  • For those wishing to stay on Zoom, the meeting also will be hosted virtually
  • If you need an invite, please email knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com

 

SoCK Meeting – Bye 2021, Hello 2022

As we come to the close of 2021, we will reminisce about the projects and events from throughout the year, and while we look forward to 2022, we will discuss our New Year Resolutions: new techniques, new projects, and more events?!
We are also having a White Elephant gift exchange! This is open to all members and guests! If you would like to participate, please bring a wrapped gift with the following criteria: considered:
  1. Gift should be Knit or Crochet related/themed
  2. Max value ~$20
We hope to see you all in-person for this event; however, there will also be a zoom option for those who are unable to attend live. Just send a note to knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com and we will forward you the dial-in if you are not on our chapter mailing list.

SoCK Meeting – Amigurumi

SoCK Member, Marie, will present a program on Amigurumi, showing us some basics of crocheted Amigurumi.
There are 2 suggested patterns for the program:

Note: HYBRID Meeting

  • For those comfortable and wanting to meet in-person, the meeting will be held in the Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center
  • For those wishing to stay on Zoom, the meeting also will be hosted virtually
  • If you need an invite, please email knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com

 

SoCK Meeting – Felting

This month’s program will be led by SoCK member, Jayne, who will present on “Felting

The featured project is a beautiful Fall Wreath (free pattern found here: https://cdn.accentuate.io/…/Knit-Pattern-Fall-Wreath…)
There will be some swatches made to show-off the pattern charts. Handouts will be provided at the meeting!

Materials to Bring:

  • 100% wool yarn (recommended: Lion Brain Alpine Wool in “Olive”, “Chili”, “Cinnamon”, and “Nature’s Brown”)
  • size 10 needles
  • laptop/tablet/device to connect to Zoom (without audio) as Jayne will be presenting remotely

Where: HYBRID Meeting

  • For those comfortable and wanting to meet in-person, the meeting will be held in the Richard and Meg Weekly Community Center
  • For those wishing to stay on Zoom, the meeting also will be hosted virtually
  • If you need an invite, please email knitatnightguildsock@gmail.com

 

SoCK Meeting – Projects & Programs

Join us on Zoom or in-person as we finish up past projects for September’s meeting!

Bring your donate items and also bring something for Show and Share. We will continue the discussion on Programs for this year!

SoCK Meeting – Baby Garments

In August, we will continue to knit and crochet our baby garments for donation. Also, if you have any charity items you have knitted or crocheted, be sure to bring those as well!

Be sure to bring your favorite pattern book or your favorite notion to the meeting.

*Note: We will be meeting in-person and on Zoom.