July 2017 Announcements

Wichita Knitters’ Guild

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July 2017

  • Announcements:
    • SHOW & SHARE Thread on Ravelry,
      Since we are not meeting in person please use this thread to share all of your finished projects, fun purchases, current WIPs.
    • Fiber Christmas in July, Fri 28, 10 – 6pm & Sat 29, 9 – 6pm
      17808 West Hwy 66, Kellyville, OK 74039
      Classes; felting, crochet, beginning spinning, solar dyeing, just to name a few. And, of course, a marketplace; Lost City Knits, Alisha Goes Around, McKnittey,Two Windows Dye Co, & more!
    • Please JOIN & PARTICIPATE in our Ravelry Group!
      We will be listing e-book deals, there is a thread for your finished objects that you don’t get to bring to Show & Share, we have a Tour-de-Sock team starting up as well. We would love to see more conversation & communication in the threads. Feel free to start threads on topics you are interested in, or contact one of the moderators to start it for you.
    • Tour-de-Sock, http://www.tour-de-sock.com/
      Team name – Team Wichita Knitters
      It has started! Only a few of us have started the first sock, but we’d love to see more pop in to the group on Ravelry and encourage us in our knitting adventure.
      Any questions ask Chauntel
    • Wichita Pottery Workshop, Cost – $15
      TWO DATES!! When you register let us know which date you would like to attend;
      Sat Sept 16th & 23rd at 10:30am
      Space is limited to 10 at the most for each date.
      Jill will show us the basics of pottery and let us make our own pinch pot or coil bowl (think yarn or needle bowl!!).
    • WKG Merch, check it out on the website!!!
      Available for pre-order – Tote bags $25 – t-shirts $18
      Make checks out to Wichita Knitters’ Guild
    • Central Kansas Yarn Hop
      Oct 17-22, 2017
      Details can be found HERE
    • State Fair Competition Information
    • Stitches Texas
      Sept 14-17 in Irving, TX
      Details can be found HERE
      Don’t forget, we would like to be collecting washable lap-sized blankets for those that are wheelchair bound. We will accept crocheted as well as knit. We do have some yarn available if you don’t have what you need.
      Here are some pattern ideas on Ravelry.
      If you know of any knitters or groups of knitters in town that may not know about our guild, or may just want to visit, please extend invitations to them!
      We as board members are more than happy to go visit to explain what our guild is all about.
      We have plenty of business cards and flyers that we can give you to hang at meeting places, hand out to knit groups, etc.
      Encourage our community to come together and grow!!

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  • Show & Share
  • Favorite Tools
    Bring your favorite knitting tools to show & share.
    Have some obscure tools you’ve inherited or found at estate/garage sales? Bring ‘em! We’ll talk about & demonstrate how to best put all those amazing tools to use.


Teresa Lee – President, Tami Carlson – Vice President

Sarah Sales – Secretary, Chauntel Ensey – Treasurer

Education Coordinator – Deb Romero Social Media – Rachel Kashani

July Meeting ~DYE Day Saturday the 22nd

Fee: $5 for members, $7 for non-members 

We are holding our meeting on Saturday July 22nd from 9am-4pm at our President’s home in Derby. Address will be listed in the email sent to members. 

We will be dyeing yarn and fiber with Kool-Aid and Wilton food coloring. Bring your own yarn to dye or we have hanks of undyed, fingering weight superwash merino wool available to purchase for $10 each. 

If you are not a member of Wichita Knitters’ Guild and would like to attend, please contact us at wichitaknittersguild@gmail.com and we’ll get you information. 

Fiber Fun Day Saturday July 8th

Knit, spin, crochet Day!! 

From 10am-6pm, Saturday July 8th we will have an open knit/spin/crochet day at the Wichita Central Library in the Patio Room. 

$2 per person goes to paying for the room and into the Guild coffers. 

We’ve got the Patio room all day Saturday, June 8th from 10am – 6pm.

The room is located on the 1st floor all the way at the back behind the computer lab. 

We can bring in food and drinks, spinning wheels and all our bags of fibery goodness. Chairs & tables provided, if you need a seat cushion, bring your own. 

Any questions contact Chauntel, 316.633.3217