Monday, 27 December 2010

2010 calendar

Please note: This calendar is subject to change.
Please contact the convenor or email the blog author for confirmation.

16 January
Show and Tell and Problem Solving day

20 February 
retail: Rex and Evelyn Reynolds Yarns
workshop: Double Knitting - Lynne

20 March
retail: The Wool Inn - Anita, featuring garments from Jo Sharp
workshop: Tunisian Crochet - Vicki

17 April
retail: The Wool Inn - Anita
workshop: crochet a special rug - Anita

15 May
retail: Lush Yarns - Michelle and Marie
workshop: slip stitch colourwork - Lynne

19 June
retail: Viginia Farm Woolworks - Jenny and Phillip Dunn
demonstration: needle felting

17 July
retail: Suzanne's House of Wool (hand dyed yarns and fibre) - Suzanne
all day workshop: colourwork and feral knitting - with Lynn Johnson $40 (members only)

21 August
all day workshop:  Moebius Knitting - Jude Skeers $40 (members only)

18 September
retail: Wooldancer (hand-dyed and handspun yarns, and fibre) - Michelle Snowdon
workshop:  different cast on techniques - Lynne

16 October
workshop: Colour Theory for Knitting - Fiona Donovan (Inner City group)
members' stash sale

20 November - Annual General Meeting
retail: Belisa Cashmere (yarn) - Bev Cooper

18 December retail: book sale - Keith Ainsworth
Christmas Party

Monday, 20 December 2010

December meeting 2010

Executive News

  • Guild will be represented at craft shows at Rose Hill, Darling Harbour and Homebush. Veronica Moschione would like some help for the Rose Hill Craft Expo in March.
  • Guild is seeking original patterns in knit or crochet for books to be printed by the Guild to celebrate 25 years in 2011.
  • There are seven Guild Coffee Mugs available for sale and plenty of copies of The Australian Afghan book.
  • Guest speaker is needed for the AGM in March 2011. Any suggestions, please contact Merrin or Kate.
  • Guild’s Library list now available online.

Group News

  • If there are any books you would like purchased for our library please let Joanne know.
  • Joanne has put our library list on a USB and Kate is going to put it online. It will be available next month on
  • Robyn Green, who started our group, has been nominated for lifetime membership. A supporting letter and nomination will be sent to the Guild Executive.
  • Fees for lace workshop in March (with Galena) must be paid to Vicki at January meeting

Other Knittting News
  •  Scarf competition as part of the Rhythm of Life festival in Geelong in 2011. Contact Clare or visit the website:

Next Month
  • Workshop: colour work / Fair Isle Knitting with Terry; bring colours, no white or cream, 5ply is best and appropriate needles; part two of this workshop will be held in February

  • NSW Knitters' Guild Membership fees are due in January; membership forms can be downloaded from the Guild website.
  • Blue Mountains Group members: please let Ann (treasurer) know if you have renewed.