The Knitting Guild of Greater Buffalo is off to a roaring start with its first meeting at the exciting Hyatt Place location! We not only have a new home, we have an updated attitude regarding everything cyberspace! Imagine a website that is filled with links to resources we will need throughout this Guild season! Well, we have that! We have open communication with our blog and you can find us on a variety of social media sites. We have a system for weekly updates that will keep us informed with the present as well as the future.
We are now able to reflect and say, “WOW! We had a BUSY summer!” And then we realize with a team of hard workers who are willing and able, it makes it possible for these things to happen.
Here is our agenda for the season’s kick-off!
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 / 7:00pm
HOW DOES YOUR KNITTING GROW?
Presented by Marja Coons-Torn, Holly Olmstead
~Meet the Buffalo Knitting Guild 2016/2017 Board!
~Year Long Knit-Along – Sue Yarborough will introduce our fun Knit Along (KAL) that will grow all year long! It is the Martin Storey Afghan from Rowan Yarns. Sue will share her knowledge and techniques throughout the year and the patterns are already available on our website. Tonight Sue will introduce the project, give yarn and needle information, and discuss size options.
~Erin of Embraceable Ewe will introduce the Fall charity project she runs in conjunction with the Girl Scouts of America.
~Our Guild President and Vice President will introduce the theme “Grow” for this year’s Knitting Guild Season with a program to help you grow your skills through photography and technology. We’ll learn tonight how to photograph our knits beautifully and stylishly, just like the top designers do! And we’ll go on an interactive journey into new technology that the Guild will be incorporating this season. Plus get ready to meet your fellow Guild members and learn something about them you might not otherwise know! We will play a game that will include prizes for the top three winners!
~Also tonight: What skill building class will you teach at the February Mini Seminars? There will be a sign up tonight to teach a class. Be ready with class name, short description and the supplies/ homework needed.
~Announcements Regarding Future Happenings
~September Raffle Basket; our first of the season!
TO BE PREPARED:
- Bring a pen or pencil for the game!
- Bring your knitting!
- Feel free to bring in any yarn you are willing to donate for this year’s yarn auction (set for March) We will happily begin accepting donations.