July Evening Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended this past month and welcome to a couple of new members from the evening meeting.  It was so nice to be in the New Downtown Library Location with all the amazing audiovisual equipment.

Don’t forget

  • July 7–July 29 – Tour de Fleece 
  • July 18 – 21 Sedgwick County Fair, Cheney KS https://ourcountyfair.com/downloadable-forms/
  • July 27 – 28 12th Annual Fiber Christmas in July Creek, County Fairgrounds, 17808 West Hwy 66, Kellyville, OK http://www.fiberchristmas.com/
  • Sept 7 – 16 Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson KS (Entries must have an August 15th postmark or be entered with a late fee)  https://www.kansasstatefair.com
  • October 16 – 20 Central Kansas Yarn Hop,http://www.centralksyarnhop.net
  • July 28th at Wichita State University, Building a Civil Society through Art by Keynote Artist Marie Watt—McKnight Room 210–9 AM Keynote, McKnight Atrium–Lunch 12PM and Workshop 1-5 pm, School of Art, Design, and Creative Industries please Contact Lori Santos via email—  Lori.santos@wichita.edu for more information

We have a vacancy for the Vice President position.  Please see the Officer Roles tab for the responsibilities of this position.  Thank you to Martha Close for her efforts in this position.

Next Month’s Agenda

Hat Construction month and we are going to look at pom poms and tassels.

 

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Meeting Location for the Remainder of 2018

Hello All!!
I got the final word Saturday on the new location at the Wichita Advanced Learning Center (Central Library); we will be meeting in the Tecnovation Center on the main floor, directly inside the library across from the checkout area.

Hope to see you all this Wednesday!!

~Chauntel, Treasurer

July Meeting

This July meeting will be a social and open knit. We will have question and answer during show and share. Bring a project and lets get to know each other and enjoy our members who will be back to a school schedule in August.

 

We will be meeting at the Advanced Learning Library, 711 W 2nd Street N, Wichita, Kansas.  This is the new downtown library location.

Morning Meeting–10-30am -12:30 pm

Evening Meeting–6 pm-8 pm

 

Announcements

Sedwick County Fair, July 18-21, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information.  We will have more information at the meeting if you are interested in registering a knitted item in the county fair.
Kansas State Fair, September 7-16, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information
Central Kansas Yarn Hop is October 16-20, 2018
Yarn Shops participating are Topeka, Shivering Sheep in Abilene, Creation Station in Newton, Alpacas of Wildcat Hollow, Picket Fence in Wichita.  This is the list of confirmed yarn shops so far and we will know more as the dates get closer

June Meeting

Program

Please join us for The Anthropology of Knitting presented by our Vice President Martha Close.  She will help us understand the history of knitting and societal/cultural influences of the wearable art we enjoy today.
We will also be having a stitch marker swap being lead by Teresa Lee. Please bring 5 stitch markers to trade they do not have to be new. Participation is encouraged but not required.
The meeting is at
Morning Meeting 10:30am -12:30 pm
Evening Meeting 6pm-8pm
Evergreen Branch Library
2601 N Arkansas
Wichita, KS 67204
We will be meeting in the Parkview Room B. Through the main doors, down to the right. It is the last meeting room at the end of the hall on the right

Announcements

Sedwick County Fair, July 18-21, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information.  We will have more information at the meeting if you are interested in registering a knitted item in the county fair.
Kansas State Fair, September 7-16, 2018.  Please see the website below for more information
Central Kansas Yarn Hop is October 16-20, 2018
Yarn Shops participating are Topeka, Shivering Sheep in Abilene, Creation Station in Newton, Alpacas of Wildcat Hollow, Picket Fence in Wichita.  This is the list of confirmed yarn shops so far and we will know more as the dates get closer