September 17, 2015 – For 30 years Green Mountain Spinnery has been creating yarns of the highest quality, helping to sustain regional sheep farming, and developing environmentally sound ways to process natural fibers. Maureen Clark will be our guest and will showcase their designs and richly colored, must-touch classic and contemporary yarns.
October 15, 2015 – Pam Allen, designer, editor and contributor to Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits and author of Knitting For Dummies will be our guest. An open forum discussion of knitting, sweater design, and the challenges of making yarn in the US. Yarn, garments, and pictures to inspire you.
Workshop with Pam Allen: 1-4pm $40
November 19, 2015 – Our guest is Nicky Epstein, a world renowned knitwear designer, teacher and author of over 20 bestselling books. Her knitting and crochet books range from highly original resource books, to historical books, to travel books, to Barbie Doll books, to amazingly creative design fashion/pattern books. Her innovative, fashionable, whimsical and award winning designs have appeared in every major knitwear magazine, in museums and on television, and she has taught classes to knitters around the world and hosted many Vogue Knitting Tours.
Workshop with Nicky Epstein: 1-4pm $45
Reminder: If you took a kit to knit a hat for Caps for Kids, bring the hat to this meeting! The Community Outreach committee will be collecting all items to deliver to Dana-Farber in time for distribution in December.
** Date Change** – December 10, 2015 – Annual Holiday Party – Knitting and cookies! Deborah Newton will introduce her new book.
Guest Speakers and Work Shop Presenters
Ann Tucker Blake
Dr. Perri Klass