December meeting – 2018

Cecilia Campochiaro, author of Sequence Knitting, will be a guest speaker in January 7-8, 2019 and will conduct a 1 1/2 day workshop. The stash sale will be in February and the Fashion Show will be in March. Donations for the stash sale can be dropped of at the meeting. Community knitting: Completed blankets made…

Designer and Book of the Month – December, 2018

The Designer of the Month, Cecilia Campochiaro, was presented by Bea Soila. Cecilia resides in Silicon Valley. Her Ravelry name is campo and has a website Sequenceknitting.com. She published the book Sequence knitting and created a Field Guide eBook to Sequence knitting in collaboration with Mason-Dixon knitting. Her patterns can be seen in the following…

Twiddlemuffs for dementia

Twiddlemuffs are designed for dementia patients to provide tactile stimulation, as well as a method to soothe their agitation.  The muffs are great stash busters and are great for any types of yarn.  Adding ribbons, buttons, flaps, and ruffles just enhance the tactile qualities of the muffs.  Its great to be inventive! Twiddle muff pattern…

Block of the Month – December, 2018

The block of the month for December is Open-Check 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 – December 3rd

The meeting will take place on Monday the 3rd of December at 9:30 am. The program will be a discussion about our Facebook page, presented by Sandra Wollin. Be sure to bring any charity items for donation and items for Show and Share.  

Sequence Knitting with Cecelia Campochiaro

The Guild presents a lecture and workshop by Cecelia Campochiaro on January 7-8, 2019 on the topic of Sequence Knitting. For further information on this event, click here.

November meeting – 2018

The following workshops updates for 2018/2019 were announced: Adventures in Crazy Lace by Myra Wood has been moved to April 2019. Cecilia Campochiaro, author of Sequence Knitting, will be a guest speaker in January 7-8, 2019 and will conduct a 1 1/2 day workshop. The Laura Bryant workshop, initially scheduled for April 2019, will be…

Designer of the Month – November, 2018

The Designer of the Month, Melanie Berg, was presented by Linda Bohlinger who met her on a recent knitting cruise. Melanie Berg is a German designer known for her colorwork and combinations of stitch patterns. Melanie just published her first book Shawls Knit in Style. The book contains both German and English text. Melanie can…

Stitches SoCal (Pasadena) 2018

Some attendees at the first Stitches SoCal (Pasadena) event. The event will be held next year again in November. There were many quilts exhibited at the event. One section was dedicated to Prince.