Join WCKG and join the fun!

Please visit our monthly meetings — you don’t need to be a member to attend.

Benefits to membership

  • Reduced cost for special events
  • Discounts at area knitting shops
  • Monthly newsletter full of tips, book reviews and patterns
  • And much more…

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The Windy City Knitting Guild (WCKG) is an educational and social club.  The purpose of this organization is to promote interest and skill in knitting, while encouraging high standards of quality workmanship.

We do not discriminate – all knitters, beginners to advanced, designers and teachers are welcome at our meetings. We currently have over 200 members and we are a 501(c)(7) organization.

We welcome you

As a prospective member, we encourage you to attend a few meetings. Check us out – and then if you like, join. Dues are $25 per calendar year if you receive the newsletter via email, or $35 if you elect to receive print copies of the newsletter via U.S. Post.  Membership fees are non-refundable.


We meet the third Tuesday of each month from 6:45 pm- 8:45 pm at:
Sulzer Regional Library | 4455 North Lincoln Avenue | Chicago, IL 60625 | (312) 744-7616 | (773) 728-2062 (TTY)

Our meeting schedule is:

  • Refreshments
  • Meeting and greeting
  • Guild business
  • A program/mini class
  • Show & Share

WCKG 2014 Board Members

Ellie Pieri, President
Tina (Marie) Stevens, Vice-President
Dorothy Zuckert, Treasurer
Lou Spedale, Secretary
Karen Plomin, Monthly Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Malthouse, Weekend Workshop Coordinator
Worna Haywood, Membership 
Sharon Kurth, Charity Coordinator
Ivah Urbanski, Newsletter Editor
Carol Cohn, Webmaster
Cathy Garra, Board Member at Large
Jenny Gendel, Board Member at Large
Carole Spector, Board Member at Large
Rosemary Pieri, Board Member at Large

Outgoing Board Members

The Guild wishes to thank outgoing 2013 board members Kim Rudman and Katherine Buggenhagen for their service as board members. Kim gave several years of service to the board as Newsletter Editor. Under her tenure, our publication was well-written and informative, receiving praise from members and visitors alike. Katherine, Monthly Program Coordinator, did a great job arranging a variety of interesting and educational meeting programs month after month. Thank you, ladies!


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