Recent Meetings

The Big Apple Knitters Guild typically meets on the second Saturday of every month. Our roster of speakers and programs for 2022 included:

January 10: Jessica Hendrickson (Design Director, Lion Brand Yarn)

February 18: Jeanette Sloan (designer and teacher) ZOOM ONLY


Speakers and programs held in 2022:

December 3:Nancy Marchant (brioche knitting specialist) ZOOM ONLY

November 12: Sven Risom – Owner, North Light Fibers

October 8: Shaina Bilow – Designer

September 10: Rebecca Kevelson – Designer, Clinton Hill Cashmere

June 11: Jacob Seifert – Editor, Soho Publishing LLC (publisher of Vogue Knitting) 

May 14: Annual Yarn Auction

April 9: Tanya Singer – Philanthropist and knitting teacher 

March 12: Ann Weaver – Designer and owner of Weaver Knits, co-creator of Plied Yarn Co. 

February 12: Rosemary (Romi) Hill – Designer of lace knitwear and Author. (Link to Knitty earring pattern)

January 15: Sarah Solomon – Head of Knitwear Design, Harrisville Designs Inc.


Speakers and programs held in 2021:

Tuesday, January 12: Shira Blumenthal – Ambassador, Lion Brand Yarns
February 13: Xandy Peters – Designer
March 13: Keith Leonard – Yarn Dyer and instructor
April 10: Jim Cox – Designer and instructor
May 8: Alasdair Post-Quinn –  Double-knitting designer and author
June 12: Norah Gaughan—Editor in Chief, Vogue Knitting
September 11: Shirley Paden – Knitwear designer and author
October 9: Nicky Epstein – Designer, author, and instructor 
November 13: Tabbethia Habould – Owner and breeder
December 11: Anya Cole – Seventh Avenue handknit designer and owner, Hania New York 

Click here to see the current meeting schedule.