Upcoming Meeting – Sept. 9

(Meeting is the second Monday of September due to the Labor Day holiday.) Start time 9:30AM at the usual location, University of California, Palm Desert Campus. Program will be breakout mini-classes on various types of cast-on methods. Planned: Provisional, twisted German, and Emily Ocker’s circular cast on.

August Meeting – 2019

The meeting took place on Monday the 5th of August at 9:30 am. The program was a video on the history of knitting. Attendees brought knitting and kept their hands busy while enjoying the video.

July Meeting – 2019

Events: The Stitch and Pitch event was a success. The Idyllwild trip was cancelled due to conflicts and road construction. A trip to the Alamitos Bay Yarn Company is planned for August 21. There will be a class and a knitting session. Contact Ann for details. A visit to Knitworks in Redland with the Hemet…

Block of the Month – July, 2019

The block of the month for July is Bamboo, designed by Ellie Hahn. The block of the month can be used to create blocks for charity blankets collected by the Guild. For the pattern click here.

Designer of the Month – July, 2019

The Designer of the Month, Woolly Wormhead, was presented by Bea Soila. She is a British designer. Her Ravelry name is Woolly Wormhead. She has an active and helpful Ravelry group: Wormhead’s Hats and her website is woollywormhead.com. She is a self-styled ‘Hat architect’ and has 322 designs on Ravelry; 56 are free. Some of…

June meeting – 2019

Events: The Stitch and Pitch event occurred on June 5th at the Palm Springs Baseball Stadium. A trip to the Alamitos Bay Yarn Company is planned for August. The Knit for Fun retreat, organized by Ann Budd, is scheduled for September 19-22. See the Calendar for details. Community Knitting: Block of the Month (BOM) –…

Upcoming meeting – July 1st

The meeting will take place on Monday the 1st of July at 9:30 am.  Our program will be on Short Rows. Our mini classes will teach you three techniques and guide you to becoming an expert. The classes will be as follows: Patti Reyes – German short rows Ann Dunn – Japanese style Jan Runkel…

Block of the Month – June, 2019

The block of the month for June is Roman Stitch, designed by Ellie Hahn. The block of the month can be used to create blocks for charity blankets collected by the Guild. For the pattern click here.