Welcome Guild Members and Friends! The Monthly Round-up is where you’ll find a summary of upcoming guests, workshops, knit-alongs, with topics and links gleaned from our monthly meetings. Please enjoy and feel free to drop us a line with any suggestions or corrections. email@example.com
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Knitting Guild Meetings
July 11th – Molly Conroy from HOKC (Hands on Knitting Center) Presentation on plant-based fibers
August 7th – Intro to knit Companion
September 12th – Nancy Bates, National Parks Hats
October 3rd – L’Atelier
November 7th – Gina Carlson from Yarnaholics
February 6th – Casapinka! With a class on the 5th
March 6th – Fashion Show/Luncheon
August 29th – Hands on Knitting Center – Lunch and Workshop
Sept 28th – Alamitos Bay Yarn Company – Lunch and Workshop
- San Diego Yarn Crawl – Sept 9-12
- Knit Dizzney – Sept 18th
- Stitches SoCal, Pasadena – November 12-13
- Stitches Expo At Home -June 11,12,18, 19
MILEAGE MAKER CONTEST
We have reached the moon!
This month: 14,673 yards
June winner is Pamela Sapetto
June Knitting Zoo Patterns
June is the month of the Giraffe!
- National Giraffe Day – Celebrated on June 21st, the longest day of the year for the longest neck
- There are fewer Giraffes in the wild than African elephants
- Less than 80,000 Giraffes remain in the world
- Giraffes have beautiful faces, large eyes, sensitive noses and blue tongues!
Both Patterns this month are free Ravelry Downloads, links below.
The Knitting Zoo would like to have some wonderful examples of animals
❖ Please feel free to knit (or crochet) any animal for the “zoo”, you don’t have to follow the monthly “animal” and can use any pattern.
❖ Patterns we provide are free and will be posted on our website
❖ Bring your finished animals to any KG of the Desert meeting. You will be registered for each animal you knit. There will be a special prize drawing at the luncheon in March for anyone that has knitted (or crocheted) an animal.
❖ Animals should be at least 5” in size – no miniatures!
❖ All animals will become property of KG of the Desert and will be donated to a shelter (To be announced) after our luncheon in March.\