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.

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May Meeting

Thank you to everyone that participated in show and share.  We loved the refreshments and presentation on the Ergonomics of Knitting.   Please enjoy some of the finished projects from our members.

Remember to keep a look out for Knit in Public in June 9th at Riverside Park.  More information to follow.

 

 

March 2018 Meeting

Frogging, Fixing and Friends

Announcements

  • Suggestion Box and Suggestion tab will be on the website soon
  • Soon there will be a member only tab on the web page that will have information for current Wichita Knitters’ Guild members only, accessible with a password to be emailed to members

Local Events

 

Fiber Events

  • Interweave Yarn Fest 2018 will be held April 12-15th in Loveland, Colorado.  Workshops, Marketplace and fun evening activities are planned.   For more information go to Interweave Yarn Fest
  • Dallas Fort Worth Fiber Festival will be held April 6-8th at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas.  Vendor Hall is free and open to the public.  For more information go to DFW Fiber Fest
  • Knitting in the Heartland 2018 will be held April 20-22nd a the Doubletree by Hilton in Overland Park.  More information at Knitting in the Heartland
  • Plyaway 2018 will be held March 27-31st at Crown Center Westin in Kansas City, MO.   Admission is free to shop.  More information at Plyaway.com

 

 

April’s Meeting 

Warm Weather Wears–Learn all about the perfect yarns for staying cool when the needles get hot!  Discussion of cotton, linen, flax, how to knit it, and how to keep your plant-based projects on the needles.

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the morning and evening meetings.  This will be the last meeting at the public library downtown.

We will be temporarily moving to the Evergreen Library, 2601 N. Arkansas
Wichita, KS 67204 until the new Downtown library is completed.