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The Knitting Guild of Greater Buffalo fosters the highest standards of excellence in the practice of knitting through an active program of education and study, promoting interest, appreciation, and skill in knitting.


Our Next Meeting:

FEBRUARY 7, 2019 
UP TO OUR NECKS IN KNITTING
Presented by Heather Lodinsky – Master Knitter and Designer

An important finishing process of a sweater is working the neck, yet many patterns give so little information about the neck finishing.  How many patterns have we seen “pickup evenly around the neck” with no other information?  On this evening, Heather will give helpful instruction and tips to make our neckline look as great as the rest of the sweater

PLUS

Valentine, Hearts, and Red Display – Valentine’s Day will be here soon so we want to see anything you’ve knit for the holiday, anything with a heart motif,or anything simply red!


(reminder that we are now following the Amherst Central School District’s weather related closing schedule, including after school activities – here is a link to a list of area closings)


This year’s theme of Participation is one that will be explored in many ways throughout the 2018- 2019 season. Don’t sit on the sidelines! Going to a festival or show this autumn? Write an article describing your experience for the newsletter. Share your talents at Show & Tell in October. Participate in planned charity knitting events, teach or register for one of the November mini-classes. Support your local stores and vendors by shopping at Yarn Fest while you enhance your stash. Give joy to others by donating yarn for the auction in May. And don’t forget to register for the Annual Spring Seminar with Lorilee Beltman!


Mark your Calendars!
Our Guest Instructor for Knitting Guild Weekend Seminar 2019 is…
Lorilee Beltman
      • May 4-5, 2019 – first weekend in May
      • click here for more info

Upcoming Events

February 8 – 10   Sauder Village Knitting and Fiber Arts Retreat
February 9 & 10
February 23  Indie Knit & Spin
February 24  Fiber Arts Festival – Henrietta
February 28 – March 3 Unwind with Must Love Yarn Retreat
March 8 – 10
March 15 -17  Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival
March 22 – 24  Tina Turner Ladies’ Knitting Retreat – Silver Lake, Perry NY
March 21 – 24  Mohonk Mt. House Knitting Weekend w/ Paula Kucera,Laura Nelkin , Jill Draper ,Cal Patch, Bristol Ivy and Katie Grove. 
March 22 – 24 Intensive Lace Weekend with Heather Zoppetti
March 23  Black Swamp Spinners Guild Market Day & Fiber Fair
April 11  Yarn Fest
April 5 – 8 Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop w/ Donna Druchness
April 6  Shearing School
April 6 – 7 YarnCon – Chicago
April 6 – 9  Rochester Knitting Guild Spring Workshop with Kate Atherley
April 13 & 14
April 19 – 22 Hudson Valley Knitters’ Retreat
April 27  Toronto Knitters Frolic
May 3 – 5  Yarn Cupboard Spring Retreat
May 4 – 5  Buffalo Knitting Guild Seminar Weekend
please click here to see more upcoming events & festivals

Photo: Award-winning Buffalo Creek llama at Fiber Fest, Oct. 2015, Emery State Park