Block of the Month – August, 2020

The block of the month for August is Knotted Cords, 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 – 2020

The topic for our virtual July meeting from Jan Runkel’s 3rd Virtual Class is : Knitting in the round There’s more than one way to knit in the round. You probably have a favorite! The 4 basic methods are: Knitting with One Circular Needle Knitting with Two Circular Needles Knitting with Double Pointed Needles Knitting with…

Knitting Around the World – Iceland

The “Knitting Around the World” for this month is Iceland.  Check out the attachment, which has a description of Icelandic knitting, photos and pattern options. Note the Icelandic sheep with it’s incredible wool coat.

Block of the Month – July, 2020

The block of the month for July is Blackberry 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.

Knitting Around the World – Canada

We are introducing our new monthly segment “Knitting Around the World”.  Each month, we will have a presentation on one country and its knitting history.  This will roll into our theme for next year’s luncheon – “Knitting Around the World”. This month is Canada. Check out the PDF for a fascinating history, along with some…

June Meeting – 2020

The topics for our virtual June meeting is: How to Make a Magic Ball of Yarn and Matching Cast-on and Bind-off methods 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…

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…