On March 20, 2023 the Dayton Knitting Guild program will be held at the Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beavercreek, Ohio 10:00-12:00pm 7:00-9:00 pm Meet us in the Fellowship Hall. Part 2: Winging it – Top-down Set-in Sleeves with Monica MacFarlandAfter knitting the body of your garment, stitches around the armhole are picked up and knitted… Continue reading DKG Meeting March 20, 2023
Presentation for DKG Monday February 27th , 2023Monica MacFarlandFocus on the ShoulderMost people think that making sweaters that fit their bustline or hips is what matters, but to quote the pattern designer Kathy Zimmerman aka ‘the queen of cabled pullovers’ : “For sweaters to fit they need to fit the shoulders. If a sweater hangs… Continue reading DKG HAPPENINGS!
DKG Meeting on January 23rd 2023
The morning program was billed as, Rolling Razor Blades with Jean Andrews A short, highly subjective history of cutting tools. The Dayton Knitting Guild started off 2023 with a program about cutting tools. I decided to go to the 10 am meeting at Peace Lutheran Church in Beavercreek without checking out what the topic was.… Continue reading DKG Meeting on January 23rd 2023
A blogging we will go…
Hi there… it’s me Heather Janney. I used to do the blog for the Dayton Knitting Guild some years back. Kristen Bailey and Jean Andrews have been sharing the blog duties. I’ve asked to join them. I never realized we could have a Blog Team. I will be sending you reminders of our DKG meetings… Continue reading A blogging we will go…
Gknitted Gnomes November 21st, 10:00am-noon or 7-9pm Fellowship Hall Leslie Rogers will present in the morning meeting and Monica and Lynn will present in the evening. Just in time for Christmas, you can create a gnome. We have a variety of gnomes for you to enjoy. We will demonstrate various construction methods. Warning: Gnome making is… Continue reading November Meeting
New Plans for a New Year
Every New Year’s I take a few moments to reflect on the last year and look ahead to the year to come. I’ve learned to not set resolutions, because I find that setting a specific goal is too easily dismissed when I don’t do it. For example, if I set a resolution to walk two miles a… Continue reading New Plans for a New Year
Great Lakes Fiber Show Returns May 29-30th
The Great Lakes Fiber Show, an annual Memorial Day weekend event, has long brought together the Midwest fiber family for two days of sales, competitions, classes and fun. The show is Saturday and Sunday, May 29-30th. This event will not be held on Zoom. It will be LIVE and IN-PERSON at the Wayne County fairgrounds,… Continue reading Great Lakes Fiber Show Returns May 29-30th
Spring Specials at our Local Yarn Shops
Some of our wonderful local shops are running specials to celebrate spring or just because. Here is a round up of some of these fun deals. Fiber and Fusion – From April 21-May 15 all cotton and cotton blends 20% off, all Ella Rae – lace, dk and Aran yarns 20% off, all Mountain Colors… Continue reading Spring Specials at our Local Yarn Shops
I hate to start off my first blog post by stating the obvious, but this past year has been hard. The pandemic has impacted every part of our lives, from how we grocery shop to how long and shaggy we are willing to let our hair get, to how we work, socialize and celebrate life’s milestones. We… Continue reading LYS Day
DKG Directory coming soon.
Sue Pfeiffer wants members to know the new Directory for 2021 is underway. It will be in the mail in January. A big thanks goes out to Sharon Rose for formatting the Directory. She has done a great job, in getting the Directory ready to print.