Programs

THE KNITTING GUILD OF GREATER BUFFALO SEASON 2017-18

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SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 KNITS THAT FIT! 

Presented by Heather Lodinsky, Master Knitter and Designer

Have you ever knit a garment only to find after you’re done it doesn’t fit and there’s no way to wear it? Start the Guild season off tonight learning how to make your knits fit by customizing patterns for your body type and size. Heather Lodinsky will teach us how to adapt patterns so you can proudly wear your Knits That Fit!

Reference used by Heather for standard sizes is here: Heather Knits that Fit

 

OCTOBER 5, 2017 Knit for a Lifetime -The Body Mechanics of Knitting

Presented by Dean Carroll, Licensed Occupational Therapist, VNA WNY

The repetitive action of knitting can lead to deliberating injuries and a shortened knitting career. Tonight learn how to Knit For a Lifetime as Dean Carroll teaches us proper positioning from the ground up and targeted exercises that will lead to a lifetime of kitting enjoyment. This hands on course will explore basic anatomy and easy techniques everyone can use to add years to their knitting enjoyment.

 

 

JANUARY 4, 2017  KNITTING ADVENTURES AND CHARITY KNITTING

Presented by Nancy Tepas, Master Knitter and Adventurer

Go on an adventure around the world tonight with Nancy Tepas who will show us the many places to take your knitting. You don’t need to sit in that same comfy chair – hit the road with your knitting and learn about knitting and the culture that goes with it! With the New Year about to start, tonight is the perfect time to plan your Knitting Adventure!

 

 

APRIL 12th YARN WEIGHTS, PLY, OH MY!

Presented by Jenna Meyer – Master Knitter and Knit/Yarn Entrepreneur/716Knit

Check out the presentation HERE.  You can also see Jenna’s previous presentation at Prezi on the sidebar next to the presentation. You don’t need an account to view–just click through. Learn the details of yarn weight, ply and substitution.

 

MAY 10, 2017 YARN FEST 2018

We’re combining this year’s Yarn Fest with Seminar Weekend so it’s sure to be better than ever! Vendors from across New York State and Pennsylvania will be available for your stash enhancement. Bring a friend! The event is open to the public with plenty of items even non-knitters will want and enjoy! Cash and credit Cards accepted.

 

JUNE 7, 2017   YEAR END CELEBRATION  

  • TRUNK SHOW – What’s popular for the summer and what trends to expect in the fall? We’ll show you tonight!
  • GUILD FASHION SHOW – It’s time to walk the catwalk at the annual Guild Fashion Show. Model the one item you knit this year that you are most proud of.
  • Election– Vote for next year’s Board
  • KAL Reveal – Tonight’s the night to Show off your KAL!

2017-2018 Program Committee Chair:  Gina Passantino