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We won’t be having the 7 PM meeting tonight. Lynn McCown taught us how to use steeks in our knitting at the 10 AM meeting. She gave use a handout called, Steek This Coffee Cozy. She had made 2 of them. She cut them after she showed us how to keep the edges from unraveling. She reminded us that we are making fabric. You can cut and sew fabric. In olden days knitting was always done in the round on double pointed needles. Knitting in pieces is a fairly new concept. It is best to Steek wool. Cotton or rayon just won’t work.

Happy knitting,
Heather

PS. Someone at the morning meeting left a woven scarf behind.

Monday February 16th 2015

Eek! I have to Steek!

Taking scissors to knitting can be scary. Learn how to confidently prepare your knitting to be cut to produce wonderful garments. Steeking is a wonderful tool for color knitting in the round, or maybe just helping that garment to fit better.
10 am and 7 pm at St. Mary’s Center

Vendors: Julie’s Knit-Knacks Beavercreek, OH

Julie will have a Studio LK150 knitting machine there for anyone to play with. For those who already have a machine and have questions, bring it to the meeting, and hopefully Julie will be able to help you.

DKG Meeting is this coming Monday, January 19th 2015.
Don’t forget to bring something to knit on and your UFO.

Our topic is:
When Knitting Attacks!
by Christine Hall

What do we do when the knitting goes wrong? Maybe we don’t like the yarn, the pattern is not doing what we’d hoped, we’re tired of it, or we’re just plain stuck. If you want the project to go away maybe someone else will love it! Bring in your UFO’s and we’ll see what can be done or maybe find it a new home!
10 am and 7 pm at St. Mary’s Center

Vendors:
Root Down Acres Springfield, OH
Fiberworks Beavercreek, OH

Don’t forget to bring your UFO.

The Holiday Luncheon will be held at Wanda Royer’s house, December 6th. (This coming Saturday)
Wanda lives at, 7580 Gardenside Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45414.
Come at 10:30 am. Bring a salad or dessert to share. The Guild will provide table service and drinks. Lunch will start at noon.

Bring a knitted ornament for the exchange.
We will be having a Sock Auction. 8 pair of socks will be in the auction. These socks were made on a circular knitting machine from some of Maggie’s sock yarn. There are a variety of sizes. The money will go to the Maggie Retreat scholarship.

Don’t forget to bring your knitting.
Are you knitting any Holiday gifts this year?

Do to the bad weather and the small turn out (12 women) at the 10 am meeting we will not be having the 7 pm Dayton Knitting Guild meeting.

Check your local news station tomorrow before you come to the Dayton knitting guild meeting. If the Dayton schools are closed, we will not be having a meeting. The presenter, that was coming from Cinncinnati, will not be able to come tomorrow. There is already freezing rain in Cinncinnati. We will still have a meeting if the Dayton schools are open.

Bring the knitting project you are working on. We’d love to see it. Are you planning on knitting any Holiday gifts this year?

DAYTON KNITTING GUILD
2014 Winter Programs and Events of Interest

Nov 17​ Knitting Tool Update​​​​ by Junko Nakada
What do you keep in your knitting bag? Today we have some great new choices in knitting needles. Materials from wood to metal to plastic, interchangables, lace tips, storage options, the list goes on and on. And knitting notions have multiplied as well. Learn what new things are out there that you might want to try out.
​​10 am and 7 pm at St. Mary’s Center

​​Vendors: ​Strings Attached – Dayton, OH
​​​​Fiber and Fusion – Vandalia, OH
​​​​Knitwits – Crescent Springs, KY

Dec 6th​ 2014 Holiday Luncheon​
​​Location: ​Wanda Royer’s house
​​​​7580 Gardenside Drive
Dayton, OH 45414
​​10:30 AM Sit a spell and knit. Lunch will be served at noon.​

​​Bring:​ Salad or dessert to share. The Guild will provide table service and drinks.

Bring a knitted ornament for the exchange. Sock Auction! There will be 8 pair of socks that were knitted on the circular sock knitting machine from a bit of Maggie’s sock yarn – a variety of sizes. The money will go to the Maggie Retreat scholarship. Socks just in time for Christmas gifts!

*** Remember – no meeting in December ***

Dec 13th ​Knit-A-Long (KAL) at Lynn McCown’s home is scheduled for 10-12
Other dates may be added by agreement in the group.
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