Meet a Guild Member!

Click on the profiles below to meet some of our members.  Each month we feature another member, so be sure to sign-up for email notifications.

Marjorie N.

A long time Guild member, Marjorie enjoys more activities besides knitting. She's a golfer, swimmer, cyclist and flutist to name a few of her many interests. Continue reading...

Yvette C

Yvette lives aboard a converted fishing trawler and loves nothing more than to sit outside enjoying the scenery and knitting. Continue reading...

Joanne B

"Knitting balances my universe!". This busy lady recently joined the WCKG and readily accepted the Vice-President's role. We're very happy to welcome Joanne. Continue reading...

Joan T

A long time WCKG member, and recent retiree, Joan has more time to enjoy her knitting addiction. She's busier than ever! Continue reading...

Mary S.

Mary discovered the WCKG while doing a Google search for a knitting group in Vancouver. She's so glad that she's found a place where she can share her passion for knitting with others who understand that a day spent knitting is a day of pleasure! Continue reading...

Anna K.

Anna enjoys the WCKG because of the inspiration, demonstration, resources and connection to the things that she loves...textiles and fibre!. Continue reading...

Penny S

Penny's 2015 goal is to knit a sweater a month...a lofty ambition which this avid knitter will definitely fulfill! Continue reading...

Monique L

Monique is a new WCKG member, having heard about the Guild from a friend who lives in Montreal! A passionate charity knitter, she has found both friendship and inspiration at her new "home away from home". Continue reading...

Marina N

Marina says her Grandmother "infected" her with the bug...the bug that makes her just love to knit! Continue reading...

Valerie P

Valerie is a firm believer that knitting is "an outlet for our creative souls". She especially loves to knit small, "cute" projects that challenge her skills while bringing out her inner artist! Continue reading...

Stella L

Stella describes herself as a SAWBLE... someone with a Stash Amassed Way Beyond Life Expectancy! Continue reading...

Janis W.

Janis loves nothing better than to repurpose "unloved" yarn! A Guild member since 2004, she's often the first person you meet as you come in the door, as she is also WCKG's venue coordinator. Continue reading...

Stacey W.

An aspiring pattern designer, Stacey has taken her visual arts degree in a whole new direction! A lover of lace, especially shawls, Stacey enjoys the freedom knitting gives her. As a native Vancouverite, the beautiful surroundings of her home town often inspire her designs. Continue reading...

Rachel Z

Rachel has been a knitter since she was taught how to cast on by her English Grandmother. She particularly enjoys how knitting is "organic" meaning that the project changes as it grows. As WCKG membership coordinator, Rachel is often one of the first people you'll meet at WCKG. Continue reading...

Edita M

The current president of the WCKG, Edita is fascinated by knitting and what your hands can make. She finds it calming and challenging, often picking up her needles to de-stress or relax. More importantly, though, she finds if fun! Continue reading...

Lynn W.

Lynn began knitting about 8 years ago when the pull of the colours and textures of a yarn shop lured her in. Continue reading...

Margaret D

This Montreal native has knit since she was about twelve, encouraged by a teacher who wanted her class to knit for the Red Cross. Hardly able to put the needles down, she's often seen knitting in public places...buses, restaurants, anywhere! Her obsession with knitting has lead to generous donations to various charities, including one special to WCKG...Nova House. Continue reading...

Anne W

Anne's motto to "never give up" on a project seems fitting as she has so many interests! Not only is she a passionate knitter, quilter, needle worker & crocheter but she's also an aspiring bagpiper! Continue reading...

Nigel P.

Known for his beautifully knitted socks and intricate lace work, Nigel counts knitting as only one of his many interests and hobbies. He describes himself as a "wool cannibal"! Continue reading...

Maike (pronounced “Myka”) L

As a fairly new member of the WCKG, Maike especially enjoys the speakers and fibre related topics presented at the meetings. She loves the exchange of ideas and the successes and challenges that members share. Networking with other fiber crazy people and membership discounts at our LYS are wonderful bonuses! Continue reading...

Glenda M

Glenda admits to unraveling a lot! She describes her “octopus” sweater as a particular challenge. Seven sleeves were made for one sweater she knit for her hubby. She has an afghan that’s been around for about ten years & is resolved to finish (at least fifteen) all the projects in her stash. She tells new knitters that “frogging is just a part of knitting”. Continue reading...

Bev G

Bev is an avid fan of all books written by Sally Melville. To make her miniatures (she’s famous for these!) she often refers to Jean Greenhowe, noted knitted toy designer. Continue reading...

Linda H.

photo of member of West Coast Knitters' Guild A member since 2003, Linda joined the WCKG after hearing about the Guild from her customers. Linda is the designer of the WCKG logo...the winner of a contest held a few years ago. Continue reading...