Here are the dates for the monthly meetings ~ click on links to check out the upcoming programs!
Rochester Knitting Guild 2014-2015
Meetings are held at Temple B'rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.
Doors open at 6:30p, meeting starts at 7:00p.
2015 Guest Workshop ~ Franklin Habit ~ April 10 - 13 ~ Information
October Program at the Guild ~ Guest Speaker Anne Berk!Anne Berk was certified as a master knitter by TKGA in 2005, and teaches nationally on subjects from Argyle socks to Zipper insertion in handknits. At the October meeting Anne will present basic concepts of "Annetarsia Knits" ~ her book on all aspects of the intarsia technique including in the round, and garter stitch, and motif design. She will provide demos of her techniques and is bringing garments from the book to show. Village Yarn and Fiber knitters and guild members contributed to Annetarsia Knits and Anne will tell the story of how this came about. It is going to be a very fun and informative meeting. You might want to bring needles and a couple of colors of yarn to knit along with Anne as she demonstrates Annetarsia ~ Hope to see you there Monday, October 13th! Doors open at 6:30, meeting starts at 7:00 at the Temple B'rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave, Rochester ~
Looking Ahead ~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
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!