Lily Chin is a seasoned veteran of the knitting and crochet world. Having designed for the likes of Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren and Diane von Furstenburg. She has appeared in the New York Times, on the David Letterman show, on HGTV and on CNN.
In addition to her fashion-related knitting success, she also has some unique designations in the knitting world. Vogue Knitting International recognizes her as a Master Knitter, and carries the title for world’s fastest crocheter.
A self proclaimed “technique freak” and “skill junkie,” JC Briar enjoys textured knitting and novel construction techniques.
She is the author of the book Charts Made Simple as well as the knitting and software brains behind stitchmaps.com, a way of looking at knitting charts in a new way “with unparalleled fluidity, authenticity, and beauty.”
The October Storm Cap. Click the image for the pattern page on Ravelry.
Janine is known as the Feralknitter on Ravelry, which, according to her website, means she is “someone who loves color knitting, playing with color combinations and garment shapes, and learning about construction and fit.”
If that sounds like you, or if you're at least interested in trying your hand at Fair Isle design, Janine will offer a day-long class at Yarnover 2017 called The Fair Isle Tam: Learning to Use Color. A full class description can be found in the Yarnover 2017 brochure.
Posted in News by Kathy Lewinski on Nov 22nd, 2016
January is National Knit Mitten Month and we are inviting all Guild members to join us in knitting a pair of mittens during the month. Knit a pair for yourself, for a gift, or for charity.
As part of the celebration, we are having a knit along with the MN Nice Mittens, a pattern that will be free exclusively to Minnesota Knitters' Guild Members in early January here on the Guild website (exact date to come).
In the meantime, visit our Ravelry group to get yarn shopping information and other tips for knitting these mittens as we go along.
Bring any mittens you knit in January to show off at the Guild's February tea and be entered to win a prize.
Show off your knitwear designer skills in our Great Guild Getaway Design Contest! We are looking for an original, one skein, wearable accessory pattern to show off our exclusive yarn from Three Irish Girls. The winner receives free registration to the Great Guild Getaway in March and $100 in prizes. Deadline to enter is Tuesday, November 15th, so get those entries in. You can find all the details and rules in our Ravelry group.
Posted in News by Kathy Lewinski on Oct 26th, 2016
Vogue Knitting LIVE has partnered with the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild to help keep the Minnesota community warm through knitting. Bring your knit or crocheted caps, scarves, gloves, sweaters, scarves, and shawls to the Minnesota Knitters’ Guild at booth 433. We are also accepting knit Christmas stockings We will give the donated items to two great organizations: LifeSource and Jeremiah House.
Learn more about our charity knitting efforts here.
We’ll also have a ball winder and swift at our booth in case you are dying to start knitting that skein of yarn you just bought in the marketplace.
To learn more about Vogue Knitting LIVE! Minneapolis and all that the ultimate knitting event has to offer, please visit the website.
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.