Knit Wit

Come learn with us!  Each month's meeting includes fun and educational activities.  

We offer a combination of meeting in-person and virtually on Zoom. Links to the Zoom meetings are emailed to all active RCK members (i.e. dues paid) in advance of the meeting.​  

In-person meetings are held at Legacy at Imperial Village, 1717 Bellevue Ave in Richmond VA. Prospective new members are invited to attend their first in-person meeting at no charge.

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January 8, 2022

Whatcha Reading?

Fran kicks off the new year with a virtual review of yarny books for knit wits. Winter is the perfect time to curl up on the sofa with a hot beverage and a book ...when you aren't knitting, of course!

February 12, 2022

Ultimate Self-Care

What better way to show yourself some love than knitting something just got you!  Knitwear designer and indie hand dyer, Kim McBrien Evans, virtually  presents “The Ultimate Self-Care: Making Clothing For You”. Check out Kim's website to learn more --
https://indigodragonfly.ca/pages/kim-mcbrien-evans

March 12, 2022

Round and Round

Learning to do the “impossible” is fun! Like all magic, it is tricky, but easy once you know the secret and put it into practice.  Ann Berk of Annetarsia Knits virtually teaches how to knit intarsia “in the round” (ITR) with no visible seam so you can knit motifs, pictures and messages on hats, socks, and sweaters with smooth, single-layer fabric. Explore techniques to manage yarn supplies, bury ends, and read the charts.

Visit Ann's website to see what is possible --

 https://annetarsia.com

April 16, 2022

In-person Guild Meeting

Bring your recently completed FO's for show-and-tell.

May 28, 2022

Workshop with Kate Atherley

Join us for a virtual workshop with author, designer, and Knitty.com editor, Kate Atherley.  Zoom link will be emailed to all active Guild members (i.e., 2022 dues paid) the week of the event.

Visit Kate's website to learn more.

June 18, 2022

Get Crank'n

Get crank'n with Linda, Barbara, and Cathy as they demonstrate sock machine knitting. Bring some 2-ply wool/nylon blend and crank out a sock of your own. Learn how to add an afterthought heel at home.

July 9, 2022

A Stitch to Di For

Join knitting innovator and author of "Distitch" Assia Brill for a workshop. Link to virtual meeting will be emailed to all active (i.e., 2022 dues paid) Guild members the week of the event.

Check out her website!

August 27, 2022

August Guild Meeting and Stash Sale

Time for our annual (except-not-during-a-pandemic) stash sale. Stash dive for those (what-was-I-thinking?!) skeins that need a loving new home. Also bring items for show-and-tell.

September 10, 2022

The Fine Art of Knitting

Knitting artist Charles Gandy will present his imaginative creations. Link to the Zoom meeting will be emailed to all active (i.e., 2022 dues paid) members the week of the event.

Check out this interview with Charles about his Beyond the Sock collection.

October 8, 2022

Retreat to the Country

Time to resume our annual half-day retreat and pot luck lunch. Directions to Ruth's house will be emailed to all active (i.e., 2022 dues paid) members the week of the retreat.

November 12, 2022

Neat-o!

Virtual

Join us for a full day of workshops with knitwear designer and teacher Lucy Neatby.

December 10, 2022

Seasonal Celebration

We end the year with a robust show-and-tell and potluck luncheon.  Bring your FO's and a tasty treat to share.

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