Tuesday, September 27, 2016

October 4th Meeting: Latvian Knitting

Our October meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 4th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Our meeting location is Fortino's at 1579 Main Street West in the 2nd Floor Community Room. Select the Meetings tab above for more details. Remember:  No outside food or drink is allowed in our Fortino's meeting space.  Light refreshments, tea and coffee will be served. 

Our presenters, Sarmite Vilks and Zinta Enzelins, will speak to us about Latvian knitting patterns and techniques.  Latvian knitting is known for its intricate, multi-coloured designs, especially for mittens. Looking forward to seeing what these ladies have to show us!

Here's a handy checklist of what to bring to our meeting:

  • Your current knitting project
  • Knitting projects that you would like to show and share
  • $25 in cash or cheque for your membership fees
  • $2 door entry fee
  • Money for 50-50 Draw tickets
  • Any donations that you have knit for Out of the Cold, the Linus Project, Knitted Knockers or Twiddle Muffs.

First time guests are welcome to attend one regular meeting without paying a membership fee.  The $2 door entry fee still applies.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Socks Anyone?

Announcing a new Sock Group!  The group will meet at different locations on the third Thursday of every month, beginning Thursday, September 22nd at 7 p.m.  It is for those looking to knit socks, socks and more socks!  If you are interested, email atbkguild@gmail.com and you will be put in touch with the host for details and directions.