2013 - 2014 Calendar
November 21, 2013
Knitting Know How: Dot Ratagan & Judith Durant talk about their respective backgrounds in knitting followed by an overview of their new book.
From 1-4pm Dot and Judith will be conducting a workshop of many new techniques from the book…various cast-ons, increases, decreases. The more you know about knitting the more there is to learn. Class is limited to the first 24 members who sign up. Cost is $35. Registration information available in October.
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.
December 19, 2013
Annual Holiday Party – Knitting and cookies!
January 16, 2014
In-house workshops and patterns to inspire you to use everything you have ever learned about knitting into making an item for the April ”Baby Shower”. Patterns will be available…Items to be donated ( if you wish) to the Community Outreach Program.
February 20, 2014
Extreme Double Knitting with Alisdair Post-Quinn. An overview of a unique method of making a fabirc with no “wrong” side and a built-in reversible colorwork pattern.
From 1-4pm Alisdair will be conducting a workshop: Introduction to flat double knitting. Class is limited to the first 24 members who sign up. Cost is $35. Registration information available in January.
March 7-9, 2014
7th annual Weekend Retreat at Whispering Pines Conference Center, East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Details to be posted on http://www.bostonknitting.com
March 20, 2014
Annual Yarn Auction – Silent and bidding. Add to your yarn closet at bargain prices. Yarns, books, tools, etc. change ownership.
April 17, 2014
A Baby Shower: a celebration and display of items knitted for MGH’s Newborn Baby Nursery. MGH delivers 3500 babies annually, many born to families going through hard times and in need of help. The hand knitted items we donate will wrap a newborn in warmth and love.
May 15, 2014 – Annual Luncheon
The Guild’s Got Talent – Why We Do What We Do (the importance of working with our hands).
Surprise speaker to be announced!
Guest Speakers and Work Shop Presenters
Ann Tucker Blake
Dr. Perri Klass