Consider volunteering to help at the Knit In! We need 75 volunteer spots to be filled, and we always have a good time. Join the Knit In crew and have a hand in making this event GREAT!
o 50 yards of worsted or DK yarno US6 needles (gauge is not that important for this knit along)o 5 ½” buttonso 18-24” of narrow ribbono OPTIONAL: felt & embroidery needle
o Hosted by Grinning Gargoyle & Mushroom Knits, this Saturday evening party will involve swaps, tutorials, tasty snacks, a COMPLIMENTARY PATTERN, and prizes!o As many or as few mini skeins (15 g or more) of fingering/sock weight yarn as you’d like to swap!
o US8 or US9 needles (gauge is unimportant, this is a rough estimate of what you need. I prefer circulars, but straight needles will work, as well.)
o US6 needle (for hat option) or US8/US9 needle (for the cowl option)
We make thing with string, they make music! Join us in the atrium area for a lovely concert of bluegrass music...I hear they even have a SONG about KNITTING!!!!
o Not quite sure what to wear with your favorite knitted pieces? Visit Knit WeaRx and get a prescription for comfortable fashion from our two experts. Bring a PHOTO or the PIECE you are puzzled by and we’ll get you set!
o We’ll have a photo booth STAFFED WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS some of the time, so be sure to stop by to memorialize your day and weekend with MKG!
o How is that Knit In Cowl coming along? Show it off at our daily lunch time fashion shows narrated by our very own PROFESSIONAL FASHION SHOW HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTESS, Cathy Silver!
o Alliant Energy Center has seating for hundreds in all sorts of gathering spaces throughout our event area.o Prepare to have a wonderful few days with friends, knitting, good coffee, and lots of laughter! (Café Bistro will offer delicious pastries, soups, sandwiches, and coffee throughout the day)