PASSIONATE ABOUT KNITTING?
What are you waiting for?
If you love working with yarn, share it with others!
Benefits of membership include:
All knitters are welcome, regardless of level – from beginners to advanced knitters, designers and teachers. We are a membership organization that fosters knitting and knitting education in the Chicago area.
We’d love to see you at our free monthly meetings. Bring your finished knitted objects to show to the group during Show & Share if you like, and don’t hesitate to knit during the meeting. You are also welcome to sign up for some of our workshops and special events – members get a discount!
Upcoming Knitting Events
Every Tuesday night knit together with the Windy City Knitting Guild
Click here for zoom link
June 23 2022: Knitting under the Stars: starting at 6:30pm at Rosemont Convention Center -- a free event open to the public during the industry-only h+h americas wholesale trade show. This is an event for Knit the Rainbow which provides clothing & shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth in NYC and is working towards helping those in Chicago. Come for the knit-in and enjoy the concert, bring your knitted donations, food available, tickets required but are free.
JULY 12 2022: A virtual tour of The Green Mountain Spinnery!
JULY 16 2022:
Wool & Co. sponsors a GUILD DAY for WCKG Members on Saturday, July 16. Come to South Elgin to enjoy a 10% Discount for all WCKG Members! The discount is on top of any current store promotions and if you like you can purchase a $50 Woolie Membership for year-round 10% discount -- 20% on Guild Day plus a free gift! Store hours and directions are HERE.
July 30-August 7 The Chicago Yarn Crawel and you can go to their fun youtube channel to get virtual tours of all the shops HERE.
SEPTEMBERr 2022: Ann Weaver on steeking
OCTOBER 2022:Sarah Schira of Gnomes and Imagined Landscapes
SHOW & SHARE
Show & Share is a unique part of every guild meeting. This is an opportunity for members and guests to show what projects they have recently completed and to share with the audience any new techniques they learned during the knitting process, stories they wish to relate, or to answer questions from the group.
Download the Show & Share form to fill out in advance!
Here is a peek at some recent items shown by meeting attendees.