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|
3rd Saturday of the month
|Jeanette Sloan – UK textile and knit designer, Zoom|
|March 11||Patty Lyons – Knitting teacher and expert|
3rd Saturday of the month
|Laura Nelkin – Knitwear designer and pattern maker|
|May 13||MEMBERS SHARE THE TALENT|
|June 10||Trisha Malcolm – Executive editor of Rowan Yarn|
|September 9||Karida Collins – Owner of Neighborhood Fibers|
|October 14||Kate Atherley – Managing technical editor of Knitty.com, knitting designer and teacher|
|December 9||Carol 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.