We are now meeting at the Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 3530 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek. Here is a map for this location. Park in the back. Enter at the red awning. Pull hard on the door to open or push the handicap button.
Please note: If Wright-Patt Airforce base is closed the DKG meeting is cancelled.
Be aware that Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church is closed on Federal Holidays. Since our guild meetings in January and February fall on Federal holidays, we will meet on the 4th Monday in January and February.
Sept 16 & 17: Youngs Jersey Dairy, Yellow Springs, OH 27th Annual Woolgathering
Come join us at our event booth under the tent. We will be knitting and talking to passers-by who may wish to become future members. If you would like to volunteer to help, please contact Monica MacFarland.
Sept. 18: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-12:00 pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
“Getting to Know You” with Louise Guglielmetti
Come and get to know your fellow Dayton Knitting Guild members. Share your story about how you got your start in knitting, who inspired you, or what was the first pattern that motivated you to try knitting. Share and be inspired by others’ journey.
Oct 23: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church (Note: This is the 4th Monday) 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
Felted Steeking with Monica MacFarland and Sadie Seward
What is felted steeking and how do you do it? Monica and Sadie take us on a steeking adventure where we will explore both regular steeking and felted steeking.
Nov 20: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
My Favorite Knitting Bag with Lynn McCown
Listen to Lynn as she shows us her favorite hand-made knitting bag. Please bring your favorite bag to share and tell us why it holds such a distinguished place in your collection.
Dec. 9 (Saturday): Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-2:00pm Fellowship Hall
Bring food to share, serving utensils and your own beverage. Guild will supply plates, napkins and cutlery.
Bring a small, wrapped gift if you want to participate in our annual Christmas Swap gift exchange. The exchange will follow rules similar to a White Elephant Gift Exchange, except that your gifts should all be meaningful, no gag gifts wanted.
Please note: If Wright-Patt Airforce base is closed due to weather related issues the DKG meeting is cancelled.
Jan. 22: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
Note: This is the 4th Monday of the month
Mittens!, Mittens!!, Mittens!!! with Karen Cassedy
Karen will be exploring mittens from numerous countries around the world. Learn about different methods of making thumb gussets and expect to see lots of beautiful mitten designs!
Feb. 26: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
Note: This is the 4th Monday of the month
Historical Knitting with Jean Andrews
Come listen to Jean tell us about knitting in the 18th century.
Mar 18: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
Domino Knitting with Monica MacFarland
Enjoy this ‘knit-along’ with Monica. We will be making a small bag using the Domino method of modular knitting. You will need an ounce or less of several colors of yarn (or you can use just one color!); one pair of short, straight needles (size to be determined by the weight of your yarn); and one pair double-pointed needles of the same size (for I-cord).
April 15: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
Beaded Row Counter with Monica MacFarland
Join us in making a beaded row counter. Monica will lead us in creating this fun and practical device. Free kits will be provided.
April 19,20,21 DKG Retreat at Bergamo Center with Ann Budd
Ann will be sharing the techniques from her book, for basic top-down sweaters, in multiple sizes and gauges. She would greatly appreciate for each retreat attendant to bring a copy of her book, The Knitter’s Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters, to the retreat.
May 20: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Fellowship Hall
Correcting Cable Catastrophes with Monica MacFarland
Monica will show us how to fix mis-crossed cables by laddering down. Learn this technique to save valuable time and eliminate frogging.
June TBD: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church 10:00-2:00pm Fellowship Hall
Guild Potluck and Yarn Sale or Exchange
Bring: Covered dish, soup, salad or dessert to share. Bring your own beverages. Please come even if you don’t have time to bring something to share.
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 may also be available for sale. Stock up if you missed it at the Yarn Market. Evening meeting attendees are encouraged to come early – have lunch, visit, and knit. It’s also a good time to renew your membership – save time and a stamp.
Retreat Dates for 2025: April 25,26,27 Put it on your calendar now!
We will send out an e-mail if things change. Make sure we have your e-mail address so that you will receive any updates.
If you have an idea for a future program, please Contact Us.