January Meeting – 2020

The program for the January meeting was a presentation by Tanis Gray on the history of knitting. Here are a few of the topics that were discussed:

December Meeting – 2019

Future meetings: January 6 & 7, 2020 – Tanis Gray Monday afternoon – Lace or beaded lace Tuesday morning – Mosaic or Slip-stitch knitting Tuesday afternoon – project work Community knitting: The following completed and donated blankets were shown: Show and Share: Program: Challenge Reveal, “UFO” – Members presented their finished projects that were part…

November Meeting – 2019

Future meetings: December 2, 2019 – Challenge reveal – Turn your UFO into a FO. January 6 & 7, 2020 – Tanis Gray Monday afternoon – Lace or beaded lace Tuesday morning – Mosaic or Slip-stitch knitting Tuesday afternoon – project work Community knitting: The following completed and donated blankets were shown: Show and Share:…

October Meeting – 2019

Future meetings: November 4, 2019 – Jan Runkel will teach Fisherman’s Rib. December 2, 2019 – Challenge reveal – Turn your UFO into a FO. January 6 & 7, 2020 – Tanis Gray Monday afternoon – Lace or beaded lace Tuesday morning – Mosaic or Slip-stitch knitting Tuesday afternoon – project work Community knitting: The…

September Meeting – 2019

Future meetings: November 4, 2019 – To be announced. December 2, 2019 – Challenge reveal – Turn your UFO into a FO. January 6 & 7, 2020 – Tanis Gray Monday afternoon – Lace or beaded lace Tuesday morning – Mosaic or Slip-stitch knitting Tuesday afternoon – project work Show and Share: Program: The program…

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

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…

June meeting – 2019

Events: The Stitch and Pitch event occurred on June 5th at the Palm Springs Baseball Stadium. A trip to the Alamitos Bay Yarn Company is planned for August. The Knit for Fun retreat, organized by Ann Budd, is scheduled for September 19-22. See the Calendar for details. Community Knitting: Block of the Month (BOM) –…

May meeting – 2019

Logo Contest: The design by Keri McGraw was chosen by the members to be the new logo for the Guild. Community Knitting: Janet Dyer collects child size knitted hats for Sebastian’s Project, based on the book Sebastian’s wish. She distributed 7000 hats in 2018. Hats must be machine washable and can be any child’s pattern…

April meeting – 2019

Logo Contest: The designs for the Logo contest were shown. It was agreed that the designs that received the most votes will be reworked and circulated for a re-vote. It was agreed that a simple design is best and the logo should contain the words ‘Knitting Guild of the Desert’.    Community Knitting: Jan Lee…