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Next guild meeting is Thursday, February 15, 2018

Morning Presentation

“Fashion 2018 – Knit and Crochet hit the Runway”

Knit and Crochet have become staples in fashion collections around the world –

 a look at what’s new for 2018

Presented by Cheryl Mariolis,a longtime member & past president of GBKG. She is a former investment portfolio manager and film industry professional who has turned her life-long love of knitting into a third career. She develops and teaches workshops and classes on a variety of knitting techniques. (most recently at the Rhode Island School of Design). Working with designers, publishers and manufacturers, she creates exclusive designs for the yarn industry and for private clients. Cheryl has also consulted and knitted patterns for historical, film and advertising projects.


                                                         Followed by

                                             Special “Crochet Show & Tell” 

Help us to showcase the beauty of crochet through the years.  Crochet is making a comeback especially in fashionable clothing.  Bring your latest crocheted items and also items that others have crocheted….your grandmother’s afghan and or tablecloth perhaps.

Afternoon Workshop

Crochet for Knitters with Cheryl Mariolis   1 –3:30pm $50

Learn how to use basic crochet stitches and techniques to enhance and refine
knitted designs. The workshop will include ways in which knitters can use the chain stitch (ties, casting on, etc), slip stitch (including seaming), single crochet (edgings, buttonbands, etc,) and double crochet (more decorative edgings).

Some familiarity with crochet will be helpful.

Homework: Bring 3 worsted weight, blocked, 6” stockinette stitch
squares, worsted weight yarn in 2 or more colors, crochet hooks size G and H, and knitting needles in a size appropriate to the yarn.

Sign up:
email Anita at


The Greater Boston Knitting Guild is a membership organization open to anyone, beginner to expert, interested in joining with others who enjoy knitting and/or crochet. We welcome amateurs, experts, designers, instructors, and shop owners. We meet monthly to share our projects and knowledge. Interested in membership?
Send us your questions or fill out an application.

MONTHLY MEETINGS are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, September through May, 10:30 am until 2:00 pm.

Contact us for more information.