Book of the Month – April, 2019

The Book of the Month, Diagonal knitting: A different Slant by Katharine Cobey, was presented by Carol Listenberger. The book has appeal for people who dislike stitch by stitch patterns since it emphasizes creativity rather than the size and shape of the item  being dependent on the cast on.        

Block of the Month – April, 2019

The block of the month for April is Double Seed 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.

Upcoming meeting – April 1st

The meeting will take place on Monday the 1st of April at 9:30 am. Debra Mumm from Create Center in Palm Desert will be our guest speaker.  Debra is working with Olek, a fiber artist , who is currently working on a project in our valley.  You can view Olek’s projects at http://www.loveacrosstheusa.com/.    

March meeting – 2019

The March meeting was our annual Fashion Show. The theme for the Fashion Show was ‘It’s a French thing’. The following items were shown at the fashion show: Knitter: Val Anderson Pattern: Starting Point by Joji Locatelli Yarn: Hedgehog FibresNotes: Val designed a matching tassel bracelet.See her pattern modifications. Knitter: Val Anderson Pattern: Entrechat Shrug…

Block of the Month – March, 2019

The block of the month for March is Basketwaeve, 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.

Upcoming meeting – March 4th

The meeting will take place on Monday the 4th of March at 10:30 am – 2 pm. The meeting will feature our Annual Fashion Show. Note that the meeting will take place at the Classic Club and not our regular meeting location. See the flier March Fashion Show for further details.  Bring cash for the…

February meeting – 2019

The February meeting featured the annual Stash Sale. The deadline for the ‘New Logo Contest” is March 1. Criteria for the logo: Must include the full name of the organization: Knitting Guild of the Desert Can also include KGOD or KG Can also include Coachella Valley Any size is acceptable Submit: Attach to an email,…

Charity hats

Here is a small sample of charity hats donated by Gilda Taigman. These were made using a hat machine.

Book of the Month – February, 2019

The Book of the Month, Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting, was presented by Joanne Hunt. She found the book to be a constant reference for her knitting projects.        

Block of the Month – February, 2019

The block of the month for February is Roman Rib, 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.