SMKG OCTOBER 2017 MEETING!!! Our next meeting will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 in the Fellowship Hall of the First Presbyterian Church, 305 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC. Doors will open at 2:00 p.m., and the meeting will start at 2:15. This meeting will be your opportunity to try brand name knitting needles.  You will be able to personally Knit with Addi's, Square, Karbonz, Knit Picks, Chiao Goo, Knitter's Pride; and some specialty needles will be represented. You will have time to personally knit with each needle and give an evaluation as to which are your favorite ones. Also, if you are in the market to purchase a set of interchangeable needles, there will be needles for sale at the meeting.  We are asking that for this meeting you leave your knitting at home or in the car during the meeting as you will be moving from table to table to knit with each needle.

SMKG 2017 Events

1/8/17--Meeting canceled due to snow
2/12/17--Guest speaker: Cassie Dickson. Program: Flax to Linen
3/26/17--Guest speaker: Amy Murphy from Silver Threads and Golden Needles. Program: Yarn Substitution
4/23/17--Special guest speaker: Designer Alana Dakos. Program: How I Became a Knitwear Designer
5/7/17--Program: Reading Charts, Schematics, Pattern Questions
6/4/17--Guest speaker: Charles Gandy. Program: A Creative Life in Fiber
7/9/17--Program: Mini-Fiber Fair
8/13/17--Guest Speaker: Cassie Dickson. Program: Seri Culture: The Art of Raising Silk Worms
9/10/17--Annual SMKG Picnic
10/8/17--Program: Needle Tasting
11/12/17--Program: Stitch Demonstration Round Tables
12/10/17--Annual SMKG Holiday Party

Special Activities/Events--2017

New Year's Knit Along! Our New Year's KAL was the Kveta Shawl by Amy Christoffers. 

Spring Retreat! The SMKG Spring Retreat was held on Saturday, 4/8/17, at the Lake Logan Retreat Center. 

Shop Hop 2017! A great time was had on 8/12/17, visiting Yarn and Y'All in Greenville, SC; lunch in Greenville; and a stop at Black Mountain Yarn Shop on our way home.

Fall Retreat! Join us for a wonderful, relaxing, educational, and fun day at Lake Logan Retreat Center on Saturday, 10/14/17 from 9:00-4:00 p.m. There will be various educational topics, a "give and take" table, lunch and snacks included. Cost $30. Please contact Judy Worley at to register.

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