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. 

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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

June Wichita Knitters’ Guild Meetings Program

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Wichita Knitters’ Guild

June 21st, 2017 Meeting Program

Summer is here! 
Now is the time to put down heavy items and focus on educating ourselves on the ins & outs of knitting…MATH being one of them!!
(no eyerolling, please ;o))

EPS

Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Percentage System

We love sweaters, we don’t love math (for the most part). But, math is often necessary in our knitting so we should familiarize ourselves with it. 
We’ll talk about apps, websites, and the basics of knitting math as well as go over the classic EPS, Elizabeth’s Percentage System of math to create your own sweaters.
Please come prepared to take notes, lots of notes. 

Elections are also this month, we have no current nominations but we’ll ask for nominations from the floor for positions.
We would also like to welcome 2 new positions to our Guild team;
Education Director – Deb Romero 
Social Media Director – Rachel Kashani

Bring your Show & Share items marked as per the new guidelines, please:

    • Please use an index or note card and write down all pertinent information for the item(s) you will be sharing:

      • your Ravelry username

      • pattern name

      • yarn name

      • your comments/thoughts on the project

      • When you arrive, please bring your show & share items to the designated table so others can have a look at them before the meeting. When show & share begins a board member will hold up your item and invite you to share.

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EPS Four Tops Booklet Order

Anyone interested in the EPS Four Tops pattern that we’ll be using at the June guild meeting needs to please get your $11 to me, Chauntel Lee Sedgwick Ensey. 

You can send payment through PayPal to firebrunetteknits@gmail.com, or cash/check, or send payment through the Facebook messaging payment option. 

It’s going to be a great meeting, more info to come next week on meeting details! 

Knitting math rocks!

Wichita Knitters’ Guild Merch

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.)
$25

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T-shirt – sizes available Small – 3XL
$18

preview

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 wichitaknittersguild@gmail.com