Programs & Workshops

  • Jan 21   CANCELLED – Due to bad weather

    The meeting for Monday January 21st is cancelled due to bad weather warnings. Dayton Public Schools have cancelled all activities for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. That means the DKG meeting is also cancelled for Monday, January 21st. We’re moving Heather’s presentation to February.

  • Feb 18   Double Knitting  with Heather Janney

    Bring two colors of wash cloth cotton yarn such as Sugar and Cream or Peaches and Cream and size 1 and 3 needles.
    We will start a small project using double knitting, a reversible two-color design technique.

    Vendor: Silk Road Textiles – Cincinnati, OH

  • Mar 13   St Patrick’s Day Knit In   10 AM-?? PM

    Location: Lynn McCown’s home
    310 Allen St
    Yellow Springs, OH

    Sit a spell and knit. Lunch will be served at noon.
    Bring: Salad or dessert to share. Main dish and beverages will be provided.

  • Mar 18   Knitting Socks on two Circs or Magic Loop   with Sandy Kulik

    If you haven’t knit socks on circular needles or if you want to improve your socks skills don’t miss this meeting. You will be given instructional information and shown how to use Magic Loop – one long needle or if you prefer 2 shorter circular needles. Socks are made from the top down. For our meeting, Sandy’s Winter Weight Sock pattern will be used.

    Handouts will also include Sandy’s patterns for both Magic Loop and 2 circular needles for sock weight yarn.

    Materials needed DK or light worsted yarn – 400 yards and 32” or 40” – #5 or #6 needle.

    Sandy will have a knit-in in the afternoon on Monday after her program so that people can get more help if they need it. Please bring a bag lunch.

    Vendor: Fiber and Fusion – Vandalia, OH

  • Apr 15   Knitting Traditions that Steek   Lynn McCown

    A look at the history of steeking and the small differences in its contemporary techniques. Samples, but no hands on work, and a discussion of the yarns used.

    No vendor because of retreat

  • Apr 26-28   24th Retreat at Bergamo with Margaret Radcliff

    Yarn Market will include local and regional shops and is open to retreat participants and the public during the following hours:
    Friday, April 26 3 PM to 7 PM
    Saturday, April 27 10 AM to 6 PM

    Retreat Show and Tell is Saturday night from 7-9. All are welcome to attend.

  • May 20   Tools of the Trade   with Monica MacFarland

    A demonstration of the large variety of knitting tools and how to use them.

  • Vendor: Julie’s Knit-Knacks

  • June 2   Dayton Dragons Game

    A limited number of tickets are available for a “stitch and pitch” group rate at the Dayton Dragon’s game. This year the tickets are in the shade.

  • June 17   Annual Indoor Picnic and Yarn Over Sale

    This is your chance to sell, trade, or share your yarn, books, UFOs and other knitting paraphernalia. Please label items for sale with your name and the price. If you do not know the person who is selling an item – just ask one of the board members, they will be happy to point out the seller. DKG merchandise will also be available for sale. Stock up if you missed it at the Yarn Market. Evening meeting attendees are encouraged to come early – have supper, visit, and knit. It’s also a good time to renew your membership – save time and a stamp!

    NOTE: This is our all-day KNIT-IN. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Bring: Covered dish, soup, salad or dessert to share. Please come even if you don’t have time to bring something to share. The Guild will provide drinks and table service.


No meeting in July or August – we’ll see you in September!
2020 Retreat at Bergamo April 24-26