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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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.

 

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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Our Holiday Luncheon!! Friday, 12/8

Ladies, bring your festive spirit along with your wrapped gift to our annual Holiday Luncheon, at Uno’s, 1 p.m, 12/8.

Free indoor parking is available 15+ feet past Uno’s entrance.

See you there!

 

 

 

 

Meet-up on Friday, November 3rd

We will meet-up on Friday, 11/3, from 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.

It’s November…time to get your donated hats, scarves, throws, & blankets in.

  • Susan W. is collecting the preemie hats & baby blankets for the Maria Fareri NICU.
  • Lois is collecting Newborn hats, for White Plains Hospital.
  • Kathy F is collecting Lap-ghans/throws, for the Montrose VA Nursing Home.
  • Dahlia is collecting for hats/scarves/gloves, for both adults and children, for our “Lucille Project” for the Coachman Family Shelter.

 

Meet-up on Friday, 10/27

 

Save the date: Friday, December 8th – our Holiday Party @ Uno’s…details to follow.

 

Ladies, we will meet-up this Friday, 10/27, from 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.

We had a great time @ the Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival – a few pics.

 

Meet-up on Friday, 10/20

 

Ladies, we’ll meet-up this Friday, 10/20, 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.

Looking forward to Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival this weekend!! Have fun ladies – we’re going to have great weather!!

Meet-up on Friday, October, 13th

Ladies, we will meet-up this Friday, 10/13, from 1-3 pm. @ Panera.

 Four blankets completed & going to welcomeblanket.org

Thank you to all who participated in stitching squares and & sewing  them together!!

Meet-up on Friday, October 6th

Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 10/6, 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.

I will arrive earlier to set-up as we continue the great joining of our blanket squares for http://www.welcomeblanket.org. Bring your squares and a sewing needle!

 

Also,  Kathy F. has reminded me of the Annual Bake Sale to raise money for Breast Cancer will be on Friday, 10/6, from 12-4 p.m. at the entrance of Barnes & Noble (on the main floor of City Center).

Meet-up on Friday, September 29th

 

Ladies, on Friday, 9/29, 1-3 p.m. @ Panera. We’ll continue joining our blanket squares – bring all of your squares in & a needle for sewing!

 

Meet-up on Friday, September 8th

Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 9/8 from 1-3 p.m. @ Panera.

We’re working on 8×8″ squares for our Project for  www.welcomeblanket.org

We will need 40 squares per blanket, in both Knit & Crochet!

#knitfaster #crochetfaster

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Our Charities & a special message

The Stitch & Bitch of Westchester County is proud to participate, year-round, in several charity projects. Your participation allows us to donate to a number of causes, in our community.

Donated Acrylic yarn is often used for our charity projects. We look forward to and appreciate yarn donations from you, and the local community. All items should be made with Acrylic yarn, soft baby yarn, for hats.

You may use any pattern you like.

List of our Charity Projects:

 Preemie Hats & Blankets – benefiting the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. Hats preemie size, and blankets: 8″x11″ and 8.5″x14″. Susan W collects these.

Warm Hats – Newborn baby hats for White Plains Hospital. Newborn size for boys/girls. Lois collects these.

Our Lucille Project (in memory of our beloved member, Lucille Subbiando). – Hats, scarves, gloves, cowls go to a local family shelter (The Coachmen). Items for children and adult size men/women. Dahlia collects these.

Montrose VA Nursing Home Project – Lap robes, throws/ afghans/blankets, for our local Veterans home. Kathy F collects these.

 

Click on the two links below to view a special thank you message.

TY Knitters

Sister Anne Gentile TY Letters

 

Meet-ups for the month of August…

Ladies, we will meet-up every Friday in August from 1-3 @ Panera.

For those away/on vacation….enjoy!

Friday, 8/4

Friday, 8/11

Friday, 8/18

Friday, 8/25

 

Meet-up’s for May:

As many of you know Sheila is at the Bristal. I was hoping to coordinate a visit this Friday however, she mentioned the best time to visit would be after 3 p.m. I know some of you are busy after 3… so, we will need to come up with another day.  We can brainstorm this Friday.

So ladies, the Stitch & Bitch will meet-up @ Panera from 1-3 pm on:

Friday, May 12th

May 19th

May 26th