The Minnesota Knitters' Guild began 2009 with a year-long Guild service project: The "Block of the Month" club.
We are knitting 8-by-8-inch squares out of machine-washable fibers for afghans. Each month we are posting two patterns, one easy and the other challenging, to our Service Committee blog. To create your square(s), you can use the patterns provided on the blog, or use your own pattern. Either way, we will collect the squares at the 2009 monthly Guild meetings.
All members who complete a block are entered into a special door-prize drawing. And members who submit more than 12 squares are entered into a second prize drawing. In addition, check out our July 2009 meeting, where we will hold a design contest for members. At the January 2010 meeting, we get together to sew our squares together to make the afghans. We plan to donate the finished afghans to Bundles of Love, Children's Home Society and Family Services, and Range Center, Inc.
Want to know more? Want to get started? Follow this link to our blog: http://mnknittersguild.wordpress.com/.