Looking Ahead:

Here are the dates for the monthly meetings ~ click on links to check out the upcoming programs!
Rochester Knitting Guild 2014-2015

Sept. 8, 2014
Oct. 13, 2014
Nov. 10, 2014
Dec. 8, 2014
Jan. 12, 2015
Feb. 9, 2015
Mar. 9, 2015
Apr. 13, 2015
May. 11, 2015

Meetings are held at Temple B'rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.

Doors open at 6:30p, meeting starts at 7:00p.

2014-2015 Membership forms: doc or pdf

2015 Guest Workshop ~ Franklin Habit ~ April 10 - 13 ~ Information

Welcome to the Rochester Knitting Guild

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CANCELLED: The February Guild Meeting Tonight (Monday, Feb 9) Has Been Cancelled!!

Dear Rochester Knitting guild members, Due to the constant snow fall, bad roads and anticipated freezing rain this evening, Meg and I have decided to CANCEL tonight's meeting. We will have Afghan squares for sale at the next meeting and look forward to seeing all your snow time knitting. Please stay inside where it is safe and warm. See you next month! Tina Turner RKG President

February's Program at the Guild ~ Color Work!

Get out of the monochromatic shades of white, gray, beige, mud, and slush that have been dominating our area and come liven things up with Color Knitting in February! We will discuss 3 methods of adding color to your knitting ~ Stripes, Stranded Color Patterns, and Intarsia. We will also pick up the thread of Jogless Stripes in Circular Knitting carried over from the January meeting. This will be a colorful and fun evening certain to warm you up and get your mind off of all that white stuff falling out there! We hope you'll join us Monday, February 9th, doors open at 6:30, meeting gets underway at 7:00.

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Update on Franklin Habit workshops ~ If you haven't signed up the time is now ~

There are still a few seats left in:
Art of Sewing (Sat. 1-4)
Photographing your Fiber (Fri. 1-4)

More information and registration form is here

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Looking Ahead ~ To March and The Knitting Retreat!

It doesn't matter if you like the falling temperatures and snow or not, in either case it's not too early to be thinking about Spring. The Spring Knitting Retreat that is. Mark your calendars for March 6, 7, & 8th and check out all the information about this great weekend retreat! Can't make it for the whole weekend? Saturday Day Campers are welcome too. Registration form and more information is here, with the class descriptions here.

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Looking Ahead ~ To April and our Spring Workshops!

Rochester Knitting Guild welcomes Franklin Habit for four days of workshops on April 10, 11, 12 & 13, 2015. Writer, illustrator, and photographer Franklin Habit is the author of It Itches: A Stash of Knitting Cartoons (Interweave Press, 2008 - now in its third printing) and proprietor of The Panopticon, one of the most popular knitting blogs on Internet. Franklin will teach 8 different workshops and will also join us for our Monday night guild meeting (at Temple B'rith Kodesh) for a presentation. More information is here

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Community Knitting

Requests for Community knitting items abound, there is always a need for whatever you want to knit ~ We do continue to need baby items, preemie hats, and scarves for veterans. If anyone needs knitting needles for classes, we received a large supply at the March meeting. Please stop by the Community Knitting table to pick up supplies to keep your Community Knitting going over the summer!

Call for Preemie Caps

Scarf patterns for Veterans

Call for anything Child size for next winter for Boys and Girls Club

Call for Mittens