2015 – 2016 Calendar


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:  SOLD OUT!!

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!  The 3rd Piece will introduce their knitwear collection handmade by New England artisans.

January 21, 2016 – In-house workshops/demos: Cast On, Bind Off, Join in the round, Joining yarns, Seams, Kitchener Stitch, Ribbing, Weaving in ends, etc.

February 18, 2016 – Amy Herzog is the author of Knit to Flatter and Knit Wear Love, and designs sweaters that flatter the figure and are easy to modify. Her designs have been featured in Twist Collective, Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Knitty, and more. She is a knitting expert on American Public Television’s “Knit and Crochet Now”, teaches classes across the country and on Craftsy.

Workshop with Amy Herzog: 1-3:30pm – $45

March 17, 2016 – Annual Yarn Auction – Yarn, Yarn, Yarn and more Yarn! Silent and bidding. Add to your yarn closet at bargain prices.

 April 21, 2016 – The GBKG Accessory Boutique…Weird to the Wonderful…Try your skill at creating accessories for personal use and home enhancement…Purses, jewelry, hats, fancy gloves, cushions, wraps, etc. There will be prizes!

May 19, 2016 – 23rd Annual Meeting and Luncheon





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