by Grace E.
Our guest speaker for March was Carmen Craig-Martin of MelonHead KnitWear and she gave a presentation regarding herself and her business. She also brought some wonderful samples of her work.
Carmen finds it fun to talk to knitters and welcomes them where she works. (Granville Island, Farmer’s Markets, Filberg, Whistler market)
She describes […]
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One neighborhood in the vast knitting community.
by Grace E.
Hi all! This year I made the trek to New York to deliver mittens that the West Coast Knitters’ Guild had made for my daughter Annie’s class. I am sure that some of you have received a postcard in the mail from some thankful and happy recipient. This was the last year for […]
Nigel P, our sock guy, had two new sock patterns to show at the October meeting. Using Cat Bordhi’s book ‘New Pathways for Socks ’ he chose first the ‘River Bed’ pattern which does the increasing up the bottom of the sock. Second he worked the ‘Upstream’ pattern which has the […]
I just received an email from our friend and member Linda H who just moved to Edmonton.
Hope that you and members of the guild are keeping well. I have been visiting the website quite frequently along with my granddaughter Alexis who really likes looking at all the pictures of the members and […]
The President …
sponsors projects and activities of the guild
oversees the running of the guild by working with a team of members forming the Executive
prepares the agenda and conducts the monthly Guild meetings
calls Executive meetings when necessary and chairs them.
As president I am concentrating my efforts in launching our website and promoting it’s success. The website […]
A friend is going to Malawi on a service mission at the end of May. She is happy to take any cotton baby hats that we make to give to the hospital there for their newborns and for preemies. Note the due date for hat collection…..May 11 2007.
Bring your hats to the April or May […]
Earlier this month my mother and I enjoyed a “Weekend of Wool, Wine and The Luxury of the Rails with Cat Bordhi.” A LYS in Edmonton called River City Yarns sponsored the knitting retreat which included a round trip adventure on the Snow Train from Edmonton to Jasper. Cat was as witty and engaging as […]
While shopping locally in mid-August, I spotted the new “The Knit Lite™” knitting needles which I had read about on the Internet. As my hubby and I were planning a September camping trip, I thought they would be fun to try at the campsite during the longer evenings. All summer, a few […]
When we knit, our yarn connects one stitch to the next, one row to the next and our knitting connects us to people – the recipient of our work, the LYS, the people who talk to us when they catch us knitting. Knitting is the “yarn” that connects people and events in a knitter’s […]
I credit my Grandma as the one who taught me to knit.
Knitting is a relatively easy craft to learn. Once you are familiar with the knit and purl stitches the knitting world is yours to explore. Two simple stitches are all that separate a knitter from a non-knitter. Yet these stitches lead to a world […]
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