SMKG PAST EVENTS
 
WORLD-WIDE KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY--6/10/17: SMKG members met at Ingles on the hill in Waynesville to celebrate Knit in Public Day!
ALANA DAKOS!!!: SMKG was thrilled to have California knit-wear designer, Alana Dakos, as our guest speaker at our April 2017 meeting. We enjoyed her talk about how she became a designer along with a fashion show of her gorgeous knits and some shopping, too!
KVETA SHAWL KAL: Our first Knit Along for 2017 was lots of fun. The Kveta shawl had an interesting construction in which the fringe was not added at the end but unraveled from the knitting!

 
2016 ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY: SMKG ushered in the holiday season with lots of sweet treats, wonderful live piano music, and great friends!
FALL 2016 KNIT ALONG: SMKG's own Kristy Bryson designed a cowl "Balsam Range" which was our Fall Knit Along project. The group reveal will be at the February 2017 guild meeting.
SHOP HOP 2016: Guild members enjoyed a picture-perfect spring day on April 16, 2016, enjoying western NC in a luxury tour bus, visiting three yarn shops, and feasting at a delicious Chinese buffet. The bus was filled with happy knitters and lots of new yarn purchases!

 
FALL 2016 CHARITY KNIT: Needles were clicking away in 2016 for our charity knit projects. 52 headbands were made for Operation Christmas Child. 86 hats, 15 scarves, and 17 fingerless mitts/gloves were made for the children in need at Waynesville Middle School.
 
FALL 2016 RETREAT:  What a beautiful fall day at Lake Logan--lots of fun, learning, and knitting with great friends!
2016 PICNIC! Great friends, great food, great weather--a good time had by all at our Annual Picnic held at the Waynesville Recreation Center Pavilion.
TWIDDLEMUFFS! SMKGers were busy knitting Twiddlemuffs for Alzheimer patients in our community in 2016. These muffs provide a calming outlet for patients.
STEPHEN WEST SMKG EXCLUSIVE CLASS!!!  Black Mountain Yarn Shop held an SMKG-exclusive class with world-famous knit designer Stephen West. What an extraordinary day we had learning new techniques and enjoying Stephen's wonderful knits!
 
APPALACHIAN LIFESTYLE FAIR 2016: SMKG's booth was a big success with many people stopping by to talk "knitting," pick up a brochure, sign up for "Learn to Knit," and marvel at some of our members' gorgeous knits. Our Waynesville Music Men also were yarn bombed by guild members!

 

SPRING 2016 RETREAT:  A wonderful day of knitting, learning, camaraderie, and fun was had by all at the Spring 2016 Retreat at the beautiful Lake Logan Retreat Center.

 
SUMMER DYEING CLASS 2016: Teena Tuenge led a color-filled class on dyeing yarn. Lots of beautiful skeins were dyed, and lots of fun was had.


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