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May 2015

Weekend Workshop with Amy Detjen

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

Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival

June 5, 2015 - June 6, 2015
Johnson County Fair Grounds,
250 Fairground St, Franklin, IN United States
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Fiber on the Farm

June 13, 2015 - June 14, 2015
Silver Creek Farm,
N1897 County Road M, Watertown, WI United States
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October 2015

Fiber Expo

October 24, 2015 - October 26, 2015
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds,
5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States
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January 2016

WCKG Monthly Meeting – January

January 26 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Featured Program: Allyson Dykhuizen will join us to talk about resources for knitters on the web. (Due to a scheduling conflict with the library we moved our meeting to the 4th Tuesday of the month for January.)  

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February 2016

WCKG Monthly Meeting – February

February 16 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Fiber Talk While we have had yarn designers in the past, Amelia Plunk will be talking to us about the science on why fiber acts the way that it does. For instance why does a wool sweater shrink in a washing machine but an alpaca sweater does not? How does the dying process affect fibers differently? Which fibers are flame retardant? Please bring a knitting project which has different fibers so that we can all touch and feel the fibers…

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Weekend Workshop with Jen Lucas and Judy Chan

February 27 - February 28
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 Jen Lucas and Judy Chan for a weekend workshop in February 2016. Jen Lucas has been designing just about as long as she has been knitting. She has produced many accessory patterns over the years, but is most well-known for her shawl designs. She is the author of the best-selling book Sock-Yarn Shawls. Jen’s patterns can be found on Revelry as well as in several magazines, including Knit Simple, Love of…

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March 2016

WCKG Monthly Meeting – March

March 22 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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We have all learned over the years what works and what does not. The meeting will focus on Tips, Tricks and Mistakes which you can share with other members. Please contact Tina Stevens at knitters@sbcglobal.net with a tip or trick which has worked for, or with a mistake which you have learned from.

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April 2016

WCKG Monthly Meeting – April

April 19 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Tim Tucker will show us the double knitting options. Please bring yarn and needles to try out casting on and off along with using two color options.

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