Meet-up on Friday, May 18th

Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 5/18 from 1-3 @ Panera.

We will do that extra special “thing” I mentioned for last week that was postponed.

 

 

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Meet-up on Friday, May 11th

Ladies, the Stitch & Bitch will meet-up on Friday, 5/11 from 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.

 

Arthur Avenue day trip on 4/27

We’re all set… for Arthur Avenue this Friday. Seating is all set.

We’ll meet at out usual carpool location parking lot at 10 a.m – it’s been discussed with all involved already.  Rain or shine. Please be on time.

 

Meet-up for Friday, April 13th

 

Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 4/13, from 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.

Save-the-date for our annual trip to Arthur Avenue on 4/27. If you haven’t already signed-up and want to go…let me know.

 

 

Meet-up for Friday, April 6th & day-trip…

 

 

Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 4/6th, from 1-3 p.m @ Panera.

I’ll be back in and look forward to seeing everyone!

 

Save-the-date: Friday, April 27th 

for our annual day-trip to Arthur Avenue for an afternoon of shopping and lunch at:  Mike’s Deli  

We’ll be carpooling. I’ll have a sign-up sheet and will be collecting $5 from passengers… as a courtesy for our drivers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet-up for March 16th

 

Ladies, we will meet-up this Friday, 3/16 from 1-3 @ Panera.

Lois will collect all of the Green hats for the newborns at White Plains Hospital.

For our newborn & preeemie projects we’ll now use Spring /Summer colors, acrylic yarn only. Happy Stitching!

Meet-up on Friday, March 9th

 

Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 3/9 from 1-3 p.m @ Panera.

Even with the prediction of snow tomorrow the paths to Panera ought to be cleared by Friday. *fingerscrossed*

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Cancellation – Severe weather expected

March is going to roar in “like a Lion”… we’re suppose to get a Nor’Easter –  high winds & rain…stay safe and out of the nasty weather.

Everyone is invited to attend Lorraine’s evening group: ‘Purls of Wisdom’ on Tuesday, March 6th ( same location, from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m)

 

A thank you:

 

 

Meet-up on Friday, Feb 23rd

Ladies, we will meet-up this Friday, 2/23 from 1-3 @ Panera.

Hopefully, things are back to working order at Panera. For the future, anytime we need to change the venue we have an open invite to hold our meet-ups at Freshii again.

 

 

Meet-up for Feb. 16th

Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 2/16, from 1-3 p.m @ Panera.

As we continue to knit/crochet the newborns hats, preemie hats & blankies, we like to coordinate it with upcoming holidays. While will continue to collect Red newborn hats (for White Plains Hospital) through the end of February.  We’re also making “Kelly Green” color newborn hats for St Patrick’s Day.

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Our “Charity Appreciation Lunch”

For current members only…

in appreciation of all of the knitting and crocheting done for our charity projects.

Enjoy a catered lunch (of soup, bagels, salad & dessert) at Panera, on Friday, 2/9, 1-3 pm – please be on time. I’ll be setting up from  12:30 – 1:00.

Bring your knitting WIP’s too.

 

Meet-up for Friday, Feb 2nd & our upcoming “Charity Appreciation Lunch”

 

 

Ladies, we will meet-up pm Friday, 2/2, from 1-3 p.m. @ Panera – unless we get snow!

The following Friday, 2/9 will be our annual

“Charity Appreciation Lunch” 

In appreciation of the generousity of our members who have  knitted/crocheted items for the numerous charity projects over the year and, for all of the donations of yarn.

Lunch will be catered from Panera, the menu  will include soups, salad, dessert & beverages.

Time: 1-3 p.m. please arrive on time, 1 p.m.

Cost is: $6 per person

RSVP: I will have a sign-up sheet this Friday

Meet-up for Friday, Jan. 26

Ladies, we will meet-up this Friday, 1/26 – from 1-3 p.m. at Panera.

Note: Susan W. will be collecting all preemie hats & blankies. We’re also making Red Valentine’s Day hats for “Warm Hearts & Hats”  newborn babies at White Plains Hospital. Lois is collecting those over the next couple of weeks.

 

Meet-up on Friday, 1/19 @ the ArtsWestchester at 12:30 p.m

 

Ladies, our meet-up will be held at the ArtsWestchester this Friday, 1/19 at 12:30 – please arrive on time.

Kim will give us a tour of their current “Give us the Vote” exhibition.

We’ll have lunch then Knit/Crochet. For those working on the Pink Pussyhats, bring them in!

We’re having Pizza for lunch. Cost is $5 per person.

ArtsWestchester is located at: 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY 10601

 

 

“Pink Pussyhat” Pattern & videos

Here is the Knit pattern Cheryl shared for the hats.  As well, below are very good  ‘how to’ youtube videos which show how to do the 3 needle bind-off referenced on the pattern.

Make in any shade of Pink.

 

Pussy Hat Pattern

Materials: #4 worsted weight yarn

Size 7 circular needles

Size 7 straight needle

Using circular needles cast on 100 stitches, place marker and join in round, taking care to not twist stitches.

K2 P2 ribbing for 2 -3“. Continue in Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 8-9”.

Finish with a three needle bind off. Place 50 stitches on each of two needles. Bind off through stitches on both needles at same time using third needle.

Two great youtube videos:

How to Knit: The Pussy Hat Project and

Pussyhat: 3 Needle Bind Off

Both videos are by Joy Macdonell

Althernative to ribbing. Cast on 100 stitches as above. Knit in garter stitch for 2” (Knit one row, purl one row). Then continue in stockinette stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 8”. Finish with three needle bind off

 

3 Needle bind-off:

How to make a Pussy Hat:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update for our “Pink Hats”

 

Ladies, our ” Afternoon of Pink Hat Knitting” for the ArtsWestchester will be on Friday, January 19th from 12:30 -3 p.m. Ignore previous evening post.

Kim McKoy will also give us a tour of the current  ‘Give Us The Vote’ exhibition so arrive at 12:30, we’ll meet on the main floor of the gallery.

I need a head count to arrange seating – let me know if you’ll be attending.

Located at the Arts Westchester: 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY 10601

Metered indoor parking is available at the City Center garage.

 

Start making the Pink Hats!

Use Pink acrylic worsted weight yarn, in all shades of Pink.

The Arts Westchester will distribute and sell some in their gift shop .

For patterns check: The “Pink PussyHat Project:

PATTERNS:  adult hats can be Knitted flat or Crocheted.

 

 

 

Meet-up for January 5, 2018

If we don’t get the snow storm, as predicted, we will meet at Panera on 1/5, from 1-3 p.m.

Happy New Year ladies….guess what!!!??? We have really cool opportunity to give back to our community.  Join us in knitting/crocheting for the Arts Westchester – thanks to Cheryl! During a recent gallery exhibition she was conversing with an employee who admired her knit wear … the rest is history!

We’re invited to an “Evening of Knitting Pink Hats” at the Arts Westchester. We’ll have a large table to knit at on the main floor of the gallery.

They will distribute some of the Pink hats and sell some, in their gift shop.

Save-the-Date: Wednesday, January 24th from 5-7 p.m.

Gather Pink acrylic worsted weight yarn, all shades of Pink, and join us in making Pink hats for the Arts Westchester  “Pink PussyHat Project

PATTERNS:  adult hats can be Knitted flat or Crocheted.

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