June Yarn Bombing and May Meeting and Trip Recap

Monday, June 11 is International Yarn Bombing Day.  Let’s get together in downtown Newton to do some yarn-bombing that evening.  We’ll meeting at Military Park by the Newton Public Library, by the cannon sculpture, at 5:30 PM. We will take our knitted items and yarn bomb SOMETHING in that area, two or three somethings if we have enough yarn items.  Feel free to join us, and bring a knitted or crocheted square or two (12″ x 12″ish) to contribute if you can.  We will be done before 6:30. Also, June 16 is official “Knit in Public” day, so gather some friends and find a public venue to knit! Otherwise there is no meeting in June.

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June Trip

Join us for a day of shopping, learning, socializing and knitting on June 2! This summer’s guild trip will be taking us to Independence, MO, where we will be checking out Yarn Mercantile and Angelika’s & Knitcraft’s.

Trip Itinerary:

We estimate the trip will take about 3 ½ to 4 hours one way.
Please plan on arriving by 11:00 to shop until noon.
There will be a lunch break from noon to 1:30.
At 1:30 the shop will present a lecture on yarns and fiber for about 45 minutes.
Then we can shop until the store closes around 3:00.
At that time everyone can head out to travel back home or wherever they have plans for the evening.

Please plan on giving the drivers a donation for gas and the guild will give the drivers $10.00 each to help defray the cost. If you need a ride or can give someone else a ride, please email centralksknittersguild@gmail.com.

These stores are located at:
500 N Dodgion St
Independence MO 64050

February 2018 Meeting and January Recap

Not sure how to organize your yarn? Join us on February 13 from 6pm-8pm. This month’s meeting is all about stashbusting & organizing crafts. Nancy Davis will teach you how to bust your stash and how to tidy crafts of any kind. We will also be starting a new mystery knit along led by Karen Schlabaugh. Join us for a beautiful new project!

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January 2018 Meeting and December Recap

Get ready to shop! Our next meeting will be a Swap and Sale on January 9 from 6pm – 8pm. Bring your unwanted stash yarn or tools. We will have a free table too. Suggested you price higher quality yarn 60 to 75% of original price. Desperate to sell – mark way down. Bring checkbook or cash and work out amongst each other or TRADE??!! We’ll have fun and knit too! Meeting will be at Pine Street Health Services, 215 S. Pine St., Newton KS.

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December 2017 Meeting

December 12, 2017 6pm — 8pm

Pine Street Health Services, 215 S. Pine St., Newton KS

Meeting Agenda

  1. Show & Tell
  2. President announcements
  3. Break
    Refreshments provided by – Shana & Lorrie
  4. Christmas Gift Exchange: Bring a Skein of yarn with a possible pattern for the yarn for our Christmas party gift exchange. There will be lots of food, fun, and knitting friends to celebrate with!

*****NOTICE: When you arrive if the door is locked please call the number on the
notice posted and someone will come let you in!!

Agenda 12.12.17

***** Upcoming CKKG Meetings*****

January: Swap and Sale – bring some stash with a price in mind or to swap with
other member. More details to come!

Where to find CKKG:
Ravelry – Central KS Knitters’ Guild
Facebook – Central KS Knitters Guild
Pinterest – Central Kansas Knitters Guild