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.

Book of the Month – June, 2019

The Book of the Month, The Art of Crochet Blankets by Rachele Carmon , was presented by Ann Oswald. The book takes inspiration from art forms like Weaving, Digital Design, fabrics, Quilting, Paper Art and Tiles and convert the designs in to crochet patterns.

May meeting – 2019

Logo Contest: The design by Keri McGraw was chosen by the members to be the new logo for the Guild. Community Knitting: Janet Dyer collects child size knitted hats for Sebastian’s Project, based on the book Sebastian’s wish. She distributed 7000 hats in 2018. Hats must be machine washable and can be any child’s pattern…

Upcoming meeting – June 3rd

The meeting will take place on Monday the 3rd of June 6 at 9:30 am.  We will have an out of the world program on UFO’s or better known as ‘UnFinished Objects’. Bring any UFO to the meeting and we will help you move it along.  

Book of the Month – May, 2019

The Book of the Month, Knitting for Anarchists by Anna Zilboorg, was presented by Cathleen Jolley. The book discusses the why and how of knitting and encourages knitters to use methods they are most comfortable with. She also presented Splendid Apparel: A Handbook of Embroidered Knits by Anna Zilboorg. The book features 18 full patterns…

Designer of the Month – May, 2019

The Designer of the Month, Martina Behm, was presented by Bea Soila. Martina is a German designer. Her Ravelry name is MartinaBehm and has a very active and helpful Ravelry group Strickmich! International. Also see her club strickmich! club in Ravelry. Her website is https://strickmich.frischetexte.de/en. Martina is mostly known for her shallow-triangular, garter stitch scarf…