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 $30 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:
- Meeting and greeting
- Guild business
- A program/mini class
- Show & Share
WCKG 2013 Board Members
Ellie Pieri, President
Tina (Marie) Stevens, Vice-President
Dorothy Zuckert, Treasurer
Lou Spedale, Secretary
Katherine Buggenhagen, Monthly Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Malthouse, Weekend Workshop Coordinator
Worna Haywood, Membership
Sharon Kurth, Charity Coordinator
Kim Rudman, Newsletter Editor
Carol Cohn, Webmaster
Karen Plomin, Board Member at Large
Ivah Urbanski, Board Member at Large
Carole Spector, Board Member at Large
Outgoing Board Members
The Guild wishes to thank outgoing board members Joan Ambo, Katy Burns, Judy Chan, and Nancy Kwik for their service as board members. As President, Joan was the public face of the WCKG and ably led the Guild during her tenure. Katy, Monthly Program Coordinator, did a great job arranging a variety of interesting and educational meeting programs month after month. Judy and Nancy served as Members-at-Large. Thank you, ladies!