Meeting Schedule

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In-person meetings resumed March 2022. Member Share the Talent is virtual for 2022.

The Big Apple Knitters Guild meets on the second Saturday of every month, from 1 to 4 PM (unless otherwise specified) from September through June.  Our general meetings include:

  • Featured Guest Speakers—learn the latest from experts in the knitting world!
  • Show and Tell—present your finished projects to an appreciative audience!
  • Members-Only Raffle—win a skein of luxury yarn at our raffle drawing each month!
  • Beginners Circle—improve your knitting skills with help from fellow BAKG members!
  • Charity Knitting Table—knit for those in need!
  • KALs—join a knit-along and complete a project with the help of friends!

Come and join us!  At live meetings, guests are welcome—first visit is free; a nominal guest fee of $5 is charged on subsequent visits. This fee may be applied to annual dues if paid on the meeting day.

The format is in-person at NYSEC for these Saturday meetings (unless otherwise noted below):

2022 Meeting Schedule and Featured Speakers

October 8:  Shaina Bilow – Designer – There will be a presentation on her patterns, a trunk show, and a mini-workshop.
November..12:Sven Risom – Owner, North Light Fibers
December 3:Nancy Marchant – Designer, Brioche Knitting including tuck stitches
(NOTE: The Dec meeting has been confirmed as
Zoom only.)

2023 Meeting Schedule and Featured Speakers

January 10
TUESDAY 6-8 p.m.
Lion Brand Yarn with Jessica Hendrickson
February 18
3rd Saturday of the month
Jeanette Sloan – UK textile and knit designer, Zoom
March 11Patty Lyons – Knitting teacher and expert
April 15
3rd Saturday of the month
Laura Nelkin – Knitwear designer and pattern maker
June 10Trisha Malcolm – Executive editor of Rowan Yarn
September 9Karida Collins – Owner of Neighborhood Fibers
October 14Kate Atherley – Managing technical editor of, knitting designer and teacher 
November 11AUCTION
December 9Carol Feller – Stolen Stitches knitwear designer and teacher, Zoom

Details for these events are provided in members-only communications, and on the members-only section of our website. To ensure security, membership status will need to be confirmed at the door of in-person events and when logging on to Zoom for online meetings.

Check back here for details about future meetings!

For more information about our meetings, contact BAKG Programs Chair Carren Shulman, at

For a list of previous meetings click here.

BAKG general meetings, workshops or other BAKG-sponsored events, whether in person or virtual, may be photographed and/or recorded by audio and/or video. By your in-person or virtual participation in these events, you consent to the photography and/or recording and to the use of your image and/or recording in print and social media.