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.
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.
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*
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.
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
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.
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:
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:
The meet-up will be cancelled tomorrow, 1/5.
Stay safe & warm ladies! Happy stitching!!
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
Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 12/1 from 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.
Final call for our Holiday Luncheon on 12/8. If you have not yet turned in your menu selection (most of you have) please do.
Some of the ladies will be meeting at Panera on Friday, 11/24 from 1-3 pm.
Karna wants to share this Knitted baby pattern, from Ravelry.
I’m posting for Manju and anyone else who wants to do Newborn hats. Here are the two Karna made. Thank you, Karna!
Happy Thanksgiving Day, ladies!! I’ll see you all @ the Stitch & Bitch on 12/1st.