Wednesday, 27 January 2010

January 2010

  • Membership is due by 28 February 2010. Blue Mountains group members are invited to pay the convenor who will then write a cheque for the Guild.
  • Some groups are trialling Direct Deposit to the Guild account, if it goes well then it will be implemented across all groups.
  • The Knitters' Guild of NSW Annual General Meeting will be held in the Target Theatre at the Powerhouse Museum on Saturday 6 March at 11am. Nominations have been received for executive positions and members are reminded that they must be financial members and present at the AGM to vote.
  • A swift and a wool winder are to be purchased for use at meetings only.
  • If anyone is doing the Guild Achievement Certificates, please bring your work to future meetings so it can be seen and admired.
  • If you need assistance with any knitting problem, please don't hesistate to ask. There is very likely to be someone here who can help.
  • 3 February: online entries for the RAS Easter Show close. Entry fee is $10 per item.
  • 10-14 February 2010: The Rosehill Craft Fair. Winterwarmers (Sally) will be at the Fair on the top level on Sunday only. You can donate to Winterwarm or just knit something at the knit bar. All items for Winterwarm must be wool.
    Please note that this event has been postponed and will now be held 17-18 April at Sydney Technology Park.
  • 19-21 February: Blacktown Show  Entry fee is $2 per item and if you enter 5 items you can get into the show for free. Items can be deposited at the show on the Monday and Tuesday (16th and 17th) between 5 and 8pm. The show is held at Blacktown Showground on the corner of Richmond and Balmoral Road. Merrin has entry forms. They didn't have many entries in last years show so please consider entering.
  • 12-14 March: Castle Hill Show
  • 23-25 April: Hawkesbury Show
  • afternoon tea  - Margaret S, Noreen, Venetta and Lesley
  • printed copies of our calendar will be available
  • workshop: double knitting - please bring two different colours of yarn in the same weight (eg 8ply) and the appropriate straight or circular needles for your yarn. Yarn may be natural or synthetic fibres.