As we’ve mentioned in meetings, we have merchandise available for sale!
Large Canvas Tote Bag – double handle, single pocket, Wichita Knitters’ Guild logo, measures 18″ x 11″ x 4″
(We may choose to go with black instead of the blue trim, if you have a preference let us know when ordering.)
T-shirt – sizes available Small – 3XL
For now the T’s are in white. Hopefully more colors will be available once we have our initial set up done with the printing company. We aren’t ordering hundreds so we are limited in options due to cost.
You can contact Chauntel to place your order.
text/call 316.633.3217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tami shared her Elk Tooth shawl by Caitlin French.
Here are her notes for the new Show & Share part of the program.
We went over the Lifted Increase swatch for the TKGA Master Handknitting Program.
It’s warming up! One way we thought we could ease the summer heat knitting is to introduce you all to the Master Handknitters Program offered through TKGA.
Please come prepared for the morning and/or evening meeting with a ball of light colored worsted weight yarn and appropriate needle size.
At our evening meeting we have a guest speaker, Marcia owns a professional repair business and will share some of her profession with us.
We will also be going over Board nominations and the upcoming election.
Our open positions and their descriptions:
Duties of the Officers
Attends and runs monthly guild membership meetings
Keeps the printer/paper and prints the monthly meeting program as well as all needed handouts
Attends and runs monthly guild board meetings
Appoints standing committees to be established by the local guild
Ex- officio member of any committee
Keep minutes of all proceedings of meetings of the membership
Keep minutes of all proceedings of meetings of the Board of Directors
The Secretary shall take care of correspondence at the direction of the Board of Directors
The Secretary shall keep accurate record of members in good standing, together with their current contact information
Shall receive and disburse all monies
Present a statement of the current financial condition at all meetings of the Board of the local guild
The Treasurer shall record all funds made available to the guild; shall keep written record of all transactions involving the guild in the guild treasurer’s book and present to the membership an itemized annual report.
e. Board of Directors will focus on Education: shall plan the educational programs.
f. Board of Directors will focus on Membership: shall plan activities to promote current
membership in Wichita Knitters’ Guild and shall plan events to recruit new membership.
NON ELECTED POSITIONS
Shall keep the website, Facebook page, Instagram, & Twitter updated with current events, photos, and news
Shall send out monthly email with monthly membership meeting information
Grace Period Ends 5/10/2017 to Request Instruction Updates
Those members working on a level of the MHK program can get a copy of the most current directions which are dated 5/10/16 by contacting Carolyn Vance at email@example.com.
Co-Chairs strongly suggest that all those working on the MHK program have the most current set of directions available for their level. We will continue to offer copies of the 5/10/16 directions to eligible members free of charge until 5/10/17. On 5/11/17, an update fee of $8 will go into effect.
After 5/10/17, all participants should be working to the 5/10/16 directions. Submissions sent in using any set of previously dated instructions will be returned. Everyone is urged to check the copy of their directions and update if necessary. Remember, it is your responsibility to be sure you are current. Keeping up with the program is a Master Knitter skill.
Master Knitters can always request and receive updates free of charge for any or all levels by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Those working through the program can also receive and request copies of updated instructions for levels that have been passed free of charge. To receive these copies you will need to be a member in good standing.