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December 2014

WCKG Monthly Meeting – December

December 16, 2014 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Featured Program: Holiday Gift Exchange and Yarnbox.com Join us for a fun night. First we’ll welcome Michael Kenneavy from Yarnbox, who will talk about his wonderful company and how it works. Then the excitement of the night begins with our Annual Holiday Gift Exchange. Bring a wrapped gift valued at $12 to $15 dollars in a knit/crochet theme and let the fun begin!!! Your gift can be something you have knitted, a fiber-related book, a couple skeins of yarn with a…

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January 2015

Stitches Midwest

January 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Schaumburg, IL United States
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WCKG Monthly Meeting – January

January 20 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Featured Program: Have you decided to learn a new technique in 2015 or just want to get better at one you already know?  Join us as we try 3 techniques that may intrigue you. How to make Wheelhouse Buttons How to use a Drop Spindle How to knit with Mawata Silk We promise you – you will learn something new! Please bring the following materials to the meeting; Drop spindle (if you have one) Roving (if you have one) 1”…

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February 2015

Weekend Workshop with Franklin Habit

February 7 - February 8
The Admiral at the Lake,
929 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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The Windy City Knitting Guild is pleased to welcome Franklin Habit for a weekend workshop in February 2015. Read Franklin’s biography below. Class 1: Bavarian Twisted Stitch: An Introduction This class is full. To add your name to the waitlist, email Elisabeth Malthouse, emalthouse@yahoo.com. Saturday, February 7, 2015: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (3 hours); Class size: 20 Pre-requisites: Fluency in the basic techniques of knitting, including knitting in the round. Prior familiarity and comfort with working from charted patterns will…

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April 2015

19th Annual Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jane Addams Community Center,
430 W. Washington Street, Cedarville, IL
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Yarn Con: Chicago’s Indie Fiber Fair

April 18 - April 19
Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall,
1340 West Washington Blvd. , Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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May 2015

Weekend Workshop with Amy Detjen

May 2 - May 3
The Admiral at the Lake,
929 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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NOTE: The Amy Detjen weekend workshop scheduled for May 2-3, 2015 has been cancelled. The workshop will be rescheduled for fall 2015 or spring 2016. Amy Detjen was the “List Mom” of the original Knit List for over four years before she started KnitU. She’s very proud that she’s been Meg Swansen’s assistant at her Knitting Camp for 20 years. Teaching knitting and helping people learn about the wide range of knitting possibilities is something Amy is passionate about, and she…

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Maryland Sheep and Wool

May 2 - May 3
Howard County Fairgrounds,
West Friendship, MD,
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June 2015

Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival

June 5 - June 6
Johnson County Fair Grounds,
250 Fairground St, Franklin, IN United States
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Fiber on the Farm

June 13 - June 14
Silver Creek Farm,
N1897 County Road M, Watertown, WI United States
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