Quick guide to Stitch Markers

We’re hosting a stitch marker swap in less than a week, so in keeping with the topic, here’s a quick guide to types of stitch markers and when to use them: Stitch Markers Guide

And if you’re ever in a pinch and can’t find any markers, this is a great resource for improvising: Improvising Markers

Happy knitting!

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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

May Meetings

Book Review

Knitting Comfortably: The Ergonomics of Handkitting by Carson Demers.

https://www.ergoiknit.com/knitting-comfortably/

Will will be reviewing correct Ergonomics to keep everyone knitting and to prevent repetition injury.

Please remember that we are at a new location until the New Downtown Public Library is open.

The meeting is at

Evergreen Branch Library
2601 N Arkansas
Wichita, KS 67204

Morning Meeting 10am-12pm

Evening Meeting 6pm-8pm

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.

Spring Crafting: Yarn Dyeing

Spring is definitely starting to bloom, and we’re feeling inspired to try new things! Dyeing yarn is a wonderful way to have fun with your knitting and achieve that perfect colorway you’ve been dreaming of.

Since the dye day event was such a hit last summer, I wanted to offer advice for people who didn’t get a chance to attend but are interested in learning more:

Here’s a great starting point if you have no clue where to begin, and if you’re interested in the science behind how it works, check out this post.

I love this post because she talks about the mistakes she made and how you can learn from them!

We’d love to hear from you about our experiences and techniques! What worked for you, and what are you hoping to experiment with?