Past Meetings

The Big Apple Knitters Guild typically meets on the second Saturday of every month. Meetings feature fascinating speakers and programs.

2024:

February 10: Krysten Grymes – knitting and crochet teacher and founder yarnTh3ory
February 17: Stephen West – designer, teacher, and owner of Stephen & Penelope (ZOOM ONLY) (presentation can be viewed for a limited time in the Members Only section, on the Stephen West page)
March 9: Tanis Gray (designer, author, and founder of TanisKnits)
April 13: Kelbourne Woolens (Yarn manufacturer)

2023:

January 10: Jessica Hendrickson – Design Director, Lion Brand Yarn
February 18: Jeanette Sloan – designer and teacher (ZOOM ONLY)
March 11: Patty Lyons – designer, teacher, and technical whiz
April 15: Laura Nelkin – designer, teacher, and vlogger
May 13: Members Share the Talent
June 10: Trisha Malcolm – VP/Sales Director, Rowan Yarns
September 9: Kate Kosturski – Social media and Ravelry pro (PowerPoint presentation can be viewed in the Members Only section, on the Knitting Help page)
October 14: Kate Atherley – designer, teacher, technical guru 
November 11: Annual Yarn Auction 
December 9: Carol Feller designer and owner of Stolen Stitches (ZOOM ONLY)

2022:

January 15: Sarah Solomon – Head of Knitwear Design, Harrisville Designs Inc.
February 12: Rosemary (Romi) Hill – Designer of lace knitwear and Author. (Link to Knitty earring pattern)
March 12: Ann Weaver – Designer and owner of Weaver Knits, co-creator of Plied Yarn Co.
April 9: Tanya Singer – Philanthropist and knitting teacher
May 14: Annual Yarn Auction
June 11: Jacob Seifert – Editor, Soho Publishing LLC (publisher of Vogue Knitting)
September 10: Rebecca Kevelson – Designer, Clinton Hill Cashmere
October 8: Shaina Bilow – Designer
November 12:
Sven Risom – Owner, North Light Fibers
December 3: Nancy Marchant (brioche knitting specialist) ZOOM ONLY

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.