Guild Events

Below is a calendar of events that are offered by the guild.

Cancellation Policy: There is no refund on registration fees. While we understand that circumstances may arise that cause your plans to change, we must adhere to a business policy. Because it is impossible for Madison Knitters Guild to favor one individual situation or circumstance over another, we adhere to our policy in all situations and make no exceptions to our cancellation policy. We offer a forum where you can post notices to find a substitute. 

Upcoming events

    • 10/10/2016
    • 05/08/2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Promega Corporation 5445 E. Cheryl Pkwy Fitchburg, WI 53711

    Brown Bag Exchange

    Join the fun!

    Join the popular Brown Bag Exchange where you knit a project for a mystery member and someone else knits for you!  Pick up a mystery bag at the October 10, 2016 Guild Meeting.  All will be revealed at the May 8, 2017 Guild Meeting.

    Register here so that you receive regular updates, reminders and news about the Brown Bag Exchange. 

    For more details, see the October 2016 Kniters Knews newsletter.


    • 05/06/2017
    • 7:45 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Dutch Mill Park & Ride

    SPRING SAFARI MAY 6, 2017 

            The trip will begin from the Dutch Mill Park & Ride at 7:45 am to start a day filled with fiber and serendipity as we head to mid-Wisconsin and the RITES OF SPRING: Fiber Frolic.   

    The first stop will be in Beaver Dam at NANCY’S NOTIONS. Our trip coincides with Nancy’s Sewing Weekend and Warehouse Sale. It will be fun to check out the aisles of notions, supplies and fabric.

    Next up is BLEATING HEART HAVEN. Member Cindy Ellenbecker who is also coordinating this  3rd annual fiber event will welcome the group.  There will be time for coffee/tea and to tour the farm, shop and animals.

    Back on the bus, we will head to Kiel, WI for lunch at the MILLHOME RESTAURANT. We will choose from a hot sandwich and salad bar. After lunch, we will head a short way up the road to ABLER ART GLASS. It will be fun to tour the gallery and learn how pieces of glass are melted and formed into works art.

    After time with the glass, we will continue the safari to Valders where we will be greeted by Carol Wagner at THE HIDDEN VALLEY WOOLEN MILL. Carol has promised lots of new baby lambs for us to look in on and there will be time to shop her displays of yarn, fleece and finished goods.

    The last stop on the day’s safari will be in Sheboygan at THE LOST SHEEP YARN SHOP. Pam Smith is ready to welcome us to her new shop,which is her dream come true!

    This day promises to be quite an adventure. Sign up and bring along a friend. The safari requires a minimum of 30 to ensure it can head off to mid-Wisconsin for a day at the Fiber Frolic Rites of Spring.

     

    Registration closes on April 28 at 5 pm. 

    Cost: Members $53 (lunch included); Non-Members $63.

    Pay online or mail checks to JANE GROGAN, 4810 Odana Rd, Madison WI 53711

    Questions can be directed to Jane Grogan (janegro@yahoo.com) or 608/279-2591

    • 05/08/2017
    • 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Promega Corp, 5545 E. Cheryl Pkwy, Fitchburg, WI 53711
    • 15

    Member Stash Sale

    Turn your stash into cash!

    Here’s your chance to clean out your stash in exchange for cash, as well as the opportunity to find some tempting items from other members. You never know what treasures will be there! 

    Please register here if you plan to sell items at the Member Stash Sale on May 8. Register now so that we can reserve enough table space for all sellers. 

    • 05/08/2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Promega Corporation 5445 E. Cheryl Pkwy Fitchburg, WI 53711

    Program:   Annual Meeting

    Members' Stash Sale
    Board Election
    Brown Bag Exchange reveal
    Door Prizes
    Etc...

    Speaker: 

    None

    Vendors:

    None

    Community Projects: 

    CRITTERS, CRITTERS, CRITTERS for the Monona Library Reading Programs

    Knit Connections:

    Brown Bag Exchange -- Return your bag and retrieve yours in Room 122 between 5:45 and 6:15.  Fashion Show to follow in auditorium.


Past events

04/10/2017 April Guild Meeting
04/10/2017 Stories in Stitches Sampler
04/10/2017 Lithuanian Beaded Wristwarmers
04/09/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
03/26/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
03/17/2017 Knit-In!
03/13/2017 March Guild Meeting -- Members Only
03/04/2017 MAD ROLLIN' DOLLS ~ ROLLER DERBY BOUT
02/22/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables
02/19/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
02/15/2017 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 2
02/13/2017 February Guild Meeting
01/25/2017 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 1
01/22/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
01/20/2017 Winter Retreat 2017
01/09/2017 January Guild Meeting
12/12/2016 December Guild Meeting
12/11/2016 Deck the Halls
12/11/2016 Embellished Knitting
11/14/2016 November Guild Meeting
11/13/2016 Math for Knitters
11/13/2016 5 Knit Buttonholes You Need to Know Now
11/06/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Mittens
11/05/2016 Neigborhood Knits - Crochet for Knitters
10/23/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Mittens
10/17/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Mitered Squares
10/15/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Getting Started with Double-Pointed Needles
10/10/2016 October Guild Meeting -- Members Only
10/10/2016 1-Day Sequence Knitting Workshop
10/09/2016 1-Day Sequence Knitting Workshop
09/27/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Two Color Knitting
09/18/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Mittens
09/12/2016 September Guild Meeting
09/10/2016 WALK & KNIT RELAY
08/07/2016 Stitches Midwest
06/17/2016 STITCH 'N PITCH WITH THE MALLARDS
05/11/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks - The HEEL
05/09/2016 May Guild Meeting (Members Only)
05/09/2016 Member Stash Sale
05/04/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Mitered Squares - 2016
04/29/2016 Neighborhood Knits -An Introduction to One-Color Brioche Knitting
04/27/2016 Neighborhood Knits -Introduction to Sock Darning
04/11/2016 April Guild Meeting
04/11/2016 A Taste of Lace with Andrea Jurgrau, Bad Cat Designs
04/03/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
04/02/2016 Spring Safari to the Vesterheim
03/18/2016 Knit-In 2016
03/14/2016 March Guild Meeting
03/13/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
02/21/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
02/20/2016 MAD ROLLIN' DOLLS ~ ROLLER DERBY BOUT
02/13/2016 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 2
02/08/2016 February Guild Meeting
01/22/2016 Winter Retreat 2016
01/13/2016 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 1
01/11/2016 January Guild Meeting
01/10/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
12/14/2015 December Guild Meeting
12/13/2015 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
12/09/2015 Neighborhood Knits -Mittens-Let's Knit a Little Thumb
11/30/2015 Neighborhood Knits -Ravelry 101
11/18/2015 Neighborhood Knits -3 Ways to Create Buttonholes
11/16/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Crochet an Ornament Cover
11/15/2015 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
11/09/2015 November Guild Meeting
11/04/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Head's Up--Hat Knitting Skills
10/29/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Provisional Cast On
10/23/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Double Knitting
10/18/2015 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
10/14/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Kitchener Secrets
10/12/2015 October Guild Meeting (Members Only)
10/12/2015 The Edge of Color
10/12/2015 Embellishing Knits
10/06/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables - October 6, 2015
10/03/2015 Vogue Knitting Live! Chicago Bus Trip
09/19/2015 All About the Scalloped Edge: Finishing a Traditional Haapsalu Shawl or Scarf
09/19/2015 Nordic Color--Roositud, An Inlay Technique From Estonia
09/18/2015 Estonian Cuffs
09/17/2015 Traditional Estonian Mittens
09/14/2015 September Guild Meeting
08/22/2015 Secrets of the MKG Website or Everything you wanted to know but didn't know how to ask . . .
08/05/2015 Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection Private Showing
07/07/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Making Magic Balls
06/26/2015 MKG Stitch 'n Pitch with the Mallards
05/11/2015 May Guild Meeting (Members Only)
04/28/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Crochet a Snowflake
04/18/2015 Knitting Safari - Spring 2015
04/13/2015 April Guild Meeting
03/28/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (2 of 2)
03/21/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (1 of 2)
03/09/2015 March Guild Meeting
02/20/2015 2015 Knit-In
02/09/2015 February Guild Meeting
01/12/2015 January Guild Meeting
12/14/2014 Knit Along - Sweater Shaping
12/01/2014 December Guild Meeting
11/20/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Magic Loop Method for Socks
11/17/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables
11/16/2014 Knit Along - Casting on our Sweaters
11/10/2014 November Guild Meeting
11/10/2014 Fresh Fair Isle
11/09/2014 Scandinavian Colorwork
11/09/2014 Two Color Knitting - Let's Begin
11/05/2014 Neighborhood Knits - I-Cord Cowl: An Introduction to I-Cord (class 2 of 2)
10/29/2014 Neighborhood Knits - I-Cord Cowl: An Introduction to I-Cord (class 1 of 2)
10/25/2014 Vogue Knitting Live in Chicago
10/20/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Math for Knitters
10/19/2014 Knit Along - Checking our Swatches
10/13/2014 October Guild Meeting (Members Only)
10/13/2014 Lace Techniques
10/12/2014 The Final Touch: Finishing Class
10/10/2014 Design Master Class
09/21/2014 Knit Along - Taking our Measurements
09/08/2014 September Guild Meeting
08/11/2014 August Bonus Guild Meeting
08/09/2014 Stitches Midwest
06/28/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Summer Shawl Party
06/18/2014 MKG Stitch 'n Pitch with the Mallards
06/07/2014 Knitting Safari 2014 Minneapolis
05/31/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Portuguese-style Knitting
05/12/2014 May Guild Meeting (Members Only)
05/03/2014 Double Knitting Inside Out
04/29/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables
04/22/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Magic Circular Cast-On
04/19/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Mobius Cast On
04/15/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Judy's Magic Cast On
04/14/2014 April Guild Meeting
04/13/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Getting Picked Up!
04/08/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Mitered Squares
04/07/2014 Neighborhood Knits - The Essential Hat
04/05/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Jogless Knitting in the Round
03/14/2014 A Night with Franklin Habit
03/14/2014 2014 Knit-In March 14-16
03/12/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Keep Calm and Cast On - Teaching Others to Knit
03/10/2014 March Guild Meeting
02/27/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (2 of 2)
02/20/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (1 of 2)
02/15/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Mattress Stitch
02/10/2014 February Guild Meeting
01/22/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Principles of Color For Knitters
01/19/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Kitchener Secrets
01/13/2014 January Guild Meeting
12/09/2013 December Guild Meeting
12/08/2013 Knit Along - Fit to Flatter
11/13/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Beginning Lace
11/11/2013 November Guild Meeting
11/02/2013 Vogue Knitting Live! Bus Trip
10/14/2013 October Guild Meeting
09/09/2013 September Guild Meeting (Members Only)
08/10/2013 Stitches Midwest Bus Trip
06/12/2013 MKG Stitch 'n Pitch with the Mallards
06/01/2013 Knitting Safari - Summer 2013
05/13/2013 May Guild Meeting
05/05/2013 Neighborhood Knits - 2-Color Knitting with Ease!
04/25/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Portuguese Knitting
04/16/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Provisional Cast On
04/08/2013 April Guild Meeting
04/06/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Crochet Animals
03/11/2013 March Guild Meeting
03/08/2013 2013 Knit-In
02/28/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Double Knitting
02/18/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Choices from the Beginning!
02/11/2013 February Guild Meeting
01/25/2013 UFO Retreat
01/15/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Brioche Knitting
01/14/2013 January Guild Meeting
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