Featured Program: Charity Knitting and Ice Cream Social An evening devoted to the Guild’s charity knitting. Bring your donations and see what other’s have made while enjoying ice cream sundaes and a celebration of summer.
Join the WCKG on our annual bus trip to the Michigan Fiber Festival on Saturday, August 16, 2014. We’re traveling in style on a deluxe 55-passenger motor coach to spend the day at the Michigan County Fairgrounds in Allegan, Michigan. We leave the Sulzer Regional Library at 7 a.m., spend the day at the festival and depart for Chicago at 6pm. Estimated time of return is 9 p.m. The cost is a flat price of $65 per person, which includes lunch and…
Welcome to the Michigan Fiber Festival, a Fiber Arts Festival that promotes the interests of individuals and businesses related to natural fibers. One of the Midwest’s largest Fiber Festivals, held in beautiful Western Michigan at the Allegan County Fairgrounds! Workshops, animals, a marketplace, and more! Visit www.michiganfiberfestival.info.
A knitter’s convention featuring classes, book signings, fashion shows, and hundreds of vendors, it’s the place to be for any knitter, professional or novice. The amazing array of classes and teachers covers almost every knitting topic and skill level. Classes Classes are offered Thursday through Sunday. Registration is now open. Stitches Market Hours Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm Admission $10 one day pass $15 two day pass $20 three day pass Visit www.knittinguniverse.com/Midwest to learn more and www.knittinguniverse.com/MWMarket to purchase discounted tickets…
It’s the 5th annual Chicago Yarn Crawl from August 2-10. This year there are 28 participating stores in the greater Chicagoland area. Many shops have arranged fun events in conjunction with the crawl. Each store will have a raffle basket worth $100 to a lucky winner. There is also a discount for purchases along with a free exclusive store pattern. Stop in any of the participating stores to pick up your passport and get it stamped for a chance to win…
Come Celebrate the Work of Your Hands! It’s the 8th Annual Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair! Treat yourself to a Workshop Wander through the Marketplace Experience the Demonstrations Be inspired by the Exhibits Enjoy the Music Relax and work on your projects with us (or enjoy your new stuff). You could spend a whole weekend…you see, we believe a fair should fuel ALL your passions and ignite ALL your senses. Read more at www.fiberandfolk.com.
Featured Program: Chicago Yarn Crawl Come hear Chicago Examiner.com writer Amy Kasper (aka The Fiber Friend) speak about knitting in Chicago and the upcoming Chicago Yarn Crawl happening August 2-10. Yarn Crawl topic will include: How to visit all the yarn shops How to plan so that you won’t miss of the store “specials,” patterns, trunk shows and book signings This will be a great opportunity for you to have your questions answered regarding Chicago’s Yarn Crawl.
Join the Guild for our monthly meet-up gathering on Sunday, June 22 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!
Featured Program: Pate Conaway, Fiber Artist Pate will discuss his work as a fiber artist. See examples of his work and read interviews with Pate: - www2.mcachicago.org/exhibition/pate-conaway - www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/art-people-pate-conaway-knit-wit/Content?oid=907593 - mouthtomouthmag.com/pc2.html