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.

Designer of the Month – August, 2019

The Designer of the Month, Kieran Foley, was presented by Pieter Strydom. He is a British textile designer that also designs knitting patterns. He is known for his colorful designs and designs that mimic nature. His website is https://www.kieranfoley.com/ and can also be found on Ravelry. The featured image is Atlantic Waves.

Book of the Month – August, 2019

The Book of the Month was presented by Mariellen Boss. She looked through her knitting books and picked up the ones she has used a lot in the past. One of the books is a Coats & Clark’s book, Book no 192, on Socks, Mittens and Accessories. This book is still relevant today and she…

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. Show and Share

Block of the Month – August, 2019

The block of the month for August is Swedish Blocks, 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.

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…