June Meeting – 2020

The topic for our virtual June meeting is: How to Make a Magic Ball of Yarn The author of the link below, Nicole Haschke, describes what a magic ball is, how to create one and how to determine the yardage through weighing it. She also provides patterns and pictures of projects that were made with…

Block of the Month – June, 2020

The block of the month for June is Double Andalusian 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.

May Meeting – 2020

The topic for our virtual May meeting is to create blocks for charity blankets. Here are a couple of videos to kick off our May 2020 virtual skills class on joining the knit blocks together. Please plan on completing 4 blocks and join them with any of these methods by the December 2020 meeting. See…

Block of the Month – May, 2020

The block of the month for May is Oblique Rib 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.

Future Meetings

UCR has closed its campus through June but that may be extended. Also, there is no guarantee that this “shelter in place” won’t be extended past June, so we decided to error on the safe side to keep our members safe and start up again in September. Virtual Skills Training Series: We all want to…

Block of the Month – April, 2020

The block of the month for April is Irish Moss 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.

April meeting cancelled

 It is with regret and an abundance of caution that we are cancelling our April 6, 2020, Knitting Guild meeting. Our board has concurred with the recommendation for the following three reasons: Under a new policy issued by Gov. Newsom’s Department of Public Health, public events should be limited to no more than 250 people and should…

Virtual Retreat

Oh, the virus & news are frightful, but our yarn is so delightful.  And since we’ve no place to go…another row, another row.  During this time of isolation, let’s keep connected by showing off all our wonderful projects!  You can share pictures of your projects by sending them to the knittingguildofthedesert@outlook.com and we will post them on the website….

March Fashion Show – 2020 “Color my World”

Gallery of the items shown at the Guild’s Annual Fashion Show and the abundance of raffle items A special thanks to all our generous donors who contributed to make this annual event another outstanding success!! Ambah O’Brien, Pacific Seafood, A & A Nails, Ann Budd, Casa Mendoza, Cecelia Campochiaro, Churchmouse Yarns & Teas, City Lites,…

February Meeting – 2020

The program for the February meeting was our annual Stash Sale. There were plenty of good “finds” that will surely show up soon in our Show and Tell! Projects from the Tanis Gray classes: Show and Share Items shown by members: