Posted in News by Michele Germanson on Sep 24th, 2010
MKG Service Project Needs Winter Knits
The Minnesota Knitters' Guild kicked off 2010 with a year-long Guild service project to knit hats, scarves and mittens. We are now over halfway through the year and have received some wonderful items. However, we still need more! Please think about knitting some items and donating them before the end of the year.
The Minnesota Knitters Guild will be hosting the Seventh Annual Twin Cities Knit-Out on Sunday, October 10th, at Southdale Center.
The celebration of knitting will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. in Macy’s Court. There will be free knitting lessons, door prizes, fashion shows, community service knitting projects, expert knitters to answer questions, and local yarn shops displaying the latest in yarns, patterns and tools.
Posted in News by Brigid Brindley on Sep 21st, 2010
After weeks of anticipation, the Minnesota Knitters' Guild showed up in force once again for the first day of the Minnesota State Fair. Set-up went quickly and we were on our way answering questions, instructing, and demonstrating simple knitting stitches.
Congratulations to all the Guild members who took prizes at this year’s Minnesota State Fair! Your skills and talents set a standard for all of us to admire and appreciate, and you honor us with your creativity and passion for our craft.
Every year, I knit something 'last-minute' to enter in the Minnesota State Fair. A hat. A pair of mittens. Socks. At first, I was happy entering one project every year, but somehow it grew, and now I enter a few things every year. Small things.
This year, I decided on a sweater as my last-minute project. On the plus side, the sweater was half-finished in June. One the crazy-making side, I still had the back. And the sleeves. On US size one needles.
Get the most out of your love of knitting! Membership benefits include pre-registration for Yarnover, a subscription to our quarterly Cable Gram, organized public service projects and camaraderie with fellow knitters. Annual dues are $30.