2015 Calendar

October 15, 2015 – Deborah Newton: Good Measure: Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time

No matter how well you knit, if the sizing is wrong, nothing works.  In Good Measure, Deborah Newton, knitting expert, designer and author of the books Finishing School and Designing Knitwear, will preview her new book “hot off the press” available  on October 6th“.

Workshop with Deborah Newton: 1-4pm $45

Your Measurements Meet the Schematic Drawing of your Sweater to be!

Join designer Deborah Newton for a workshop where we take our measurements and compare them to a schematic drawing in a sweater pattern  Learn how to plan for a good fit before your start knitting your sweater:

  • Learn what are your most crucial measurements for a good fit
  • Learn how to take measurements the right way
  • Learn how to study a pattern for good fit
  • Learn what ease is, and how it affects fit
  • Learn how to capture your measurements on paper in schematic form
  • Learn how to adjust your pattern for a better fit, based on your person measurements.


  • A soft cloth or soft plastic tape measure.
  • Pencil and eraser
  • A pattern you might be interested in making—make sure it shows a schematic drawing in the pattern.

No homework!

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!





Guest Speakers and Work Shop Presenters

Kathryn Alexander
Pam Allen
Veronik Avery
Eleanor Bernat
Ann Tucker Blake
June Bridgewater
Debbie Brisson
Nancy Bush
Lily Chin
Katherine Cobey
John Colony
Linda Daniels
Judith Durant
Jill Eaton
Nicky Epstein
Kaffe Fassett
Jacqueline Fee
Norah Gaughan
Lori Gayle
Alan Getz
Robin Hansen
Louisa Harding
Ann Hood
Jacqui Katzenberg
Barbara Kerr
Dr. Perri Klass
Barry Klein
Stefan Kreutz
Alice Lamb
Melissa Leapman
Lucy Lee
Jane Livingston
Brandon Mably
Annie MacKay
Virginia McGlynn
Sally Melville
Kathleen Mitchell
Annie Modesitt
Lucy Neatby
Deborah Newton
Kristin Nicholas
Pamela Parmal
Cathy Payson
Betsy Perry
Linda Pratt
Dorothy Ratigan
Tracy Robinson
Wren Ross
Donald Scope
Carla Scott
Judith Shangold
Fronia Simpson
Adriene Sloane
Candace Eisner-Strick
Irena Taytslin
Barbara Walker
Nancy Weisman
Betz White
Ellen Wood