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February 2014

Weekend Workshops with Greg Gale

February 15 - February 16
The Admiral at the Lake,
929 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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1/22/14 – Online registration for Greg Gale’s workshop has now closed. If you are interested in attending either workshop, please contact Elizabeth Malthouse, emalthouse@yahoo.com, or Rosemary Pieri, rosemary.pieri@zurichna.com. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- The Windy City Knitting Guild is pleased to welcome Greg Gale for a weekend workshop.  Greg will be teaching Viking Knit and Chain Maille Jewelry. Read more about Greg below. Class 1: Viking Knit Date: Saturday, February 15, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:30 – 4:30 PM (6 hours) Class size:…

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WCKG Monthly Meeting – February

February 18 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Featured Program: The Chicago Weaving School A presentation by Natalie Boyett of The Chicago Weaving School, this evening’s program will include a demonstration of different types of looms. The Chicago Weaving School provides expert instruction in the art of handweaving. With ongoing classes offered five days a week, beginning to advanced weavers find their creative home–where they are free to explore color, texture and pattern through the medium of cloth. Owner Natalie Boyett teaches from the philosophy that students with a…

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March 2014

WCKG Monthly Meeting – March

March 18 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Featured Program: Double Knitting—How do you start? Did Designer Emily Peters (January Designers Panel Discussion) inspire you to learn about Double Knitting? Have you always wanted to know more about this technique? Then come to the March Windy City Knitting Guild meeting as we explore the Art of Double Knitting with Tim Tucker. Tim will teach you how to cast on and begin a project that you can take home and finish. SUPPLIES NEEDED: Two skeins of yarn of the same…

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WCKG Cultural Center Meet-Up

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center,
78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Join the Guild for our monthly meet-up gathering on Sunday, March 23 at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St., from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. If you are free, stop by and knit with the group!

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April 2014

YarnCon: Chicago’s Indie Fiber Fair

April 5 - April 6

YarnCon is Chicago’s homegrown yarn-centric exhibition — a place to promote, sell, and celebrate the yarny arts. Started in 2007, YarnCon aims to be the premier market for independent producers of yarn, knitted/crocheted objects, fiber for spinning, tools, gadgets, books, patterns, instructions, and gifts related to spinning, knitting, crochet, and weaving. Saturday: 10 am-5 pm, Sunday: 11 am-3 pm Visit www.yarncon.com for a list of vendors, classes, and a schedule of events.

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Lorna’s Laces Sale

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lorna's Laces,
4229 N Honore St., Chicago, IL, 60613
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The Windy City Knitting Guild has been invited to participate in a private sale at Lorna’s Laces. The sale includes all weights of Lorna’s Laces yarn from lace to worsted weight. The yarn is mill’s ends or discontinued color ways. The prices are generally 50% off what would be paid at yarn shops. Due to the number of members who participate, we try to get an idea of attendance with a pre-registration form. The sale is on a first-come basis…

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Double Knitting Homework KAL

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Admiral at the Lake,
929 W. Foster Ave., Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Did you enjoy Tim Tucker‘s double knitting presentation at the March meeting? Have you caught the double knitting bug? Would you like to attend Gwen Bortner’s Advanced Double Knitting Workshop the Guild is offering on May 18th, but are worried about the homework? Then join us for 2 double knitting homework knit-a-long sessions on Sunday, April 13th and Sunday, May 4th from 2-4 pm at the Admiral on the Lake. There is no cost for these sessions, and you may…

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WCKG Monthly Meeting – April

April 15 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Featured Program: An Inside Look at the Virtual World of Crafting + Needle and Yarn “Tasting” Stefanie Goodwin-Ritter, senior account manager at Stitchcraft Marketing and local knitting blogger, will speak to us about the latest trends in social media for crafters in a talk called “An Inside Look at the Virtual World of Crafting.” We’ll also get an inside look at Knitter’s Pride, learning more about the company as well as experiencing the full range of their products first-hand. Not only…

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WCKG Cultural Center Meet-Up

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center,
78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Join the Guild for our monthly meet-up gathering on Sunday, April 27 at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St., from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. If you are free, stop by and knit with the group!

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May 2014

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

May 3 - May 4
Howard County Fairgrounds,
2210 Fairground Road, West Friendship, MD 21794 United States
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A major event on the American fiber calendar, the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival is a fun-filled weekend of live animals, crafts and supplies, entertainment and more. Visit the website’s schedule and events pages for more details about the Festival. Learn more at www.sheepandwool.org.

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