August Meetings

This month we will be exploring hat construction with the Barley Tin Can Knits pattern.   We will also work on pom poms and tassels for the finishing touches to hats.
Just a reminder that membership fees of $30 dollars are due next month.   Please follow the instructions via this link if you would like to use PayPal to pay.  Pay Pal instructions
You may also pay via check or cash.   Please see Chauntel with any questions.
The meeting is Wednesday August 15th
Morning Meeting 10:30am -12:30 pm
Evening Meeting 6pm-8pm
Location
Wichita Advanced Learning Library
711 W 2nd St N
Wichita, KS 67203

Announcements

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
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July Evening Meeting

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hank 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.

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

 

World Wide Knit in Public Day

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Please come join the Wichita Knitters’ Guild for the World Wide Knit in Public day. Bring your latest project and socialize with fellow guild members. We will be near the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit, 600-630 Nims N, Wichita, KS
If the weather is bad we will be moving indoors at Milkfloat, 535 W Douglas Ave #140, Wichita, KS
 
There is also Knitting at Bike Valet for Riverfest
 
Picket Fence 7011 W Central Suite 129, Wichita
will be having knit in public all day from 10a-5pm
 
Also check Creation Station in Newton for events at the Yarn Shop.
Please bring lawn chairs and sunscreen!!! We will provide water for the members that are there. Looking forward to seeing everyone