Be sure to check Knitters News for all announcements.
This page contains brief items too short for Knitters News, plus highlights of a few important Knitters News items. It does not replace Knitters News.
Meetings for 2021 continue to be virtual using Zoom. Tips for Zoom can be found here.
January Election of the Incoming Board – the incoming board must be voted into office at the January meeting. Please stay logged into Zoom for the entire January meeting for this important event.
Our January Virtual Speaker is Carol Feller from Ireland! Watch for the latest News Blast in your email inbox for meeting registration information. The next News Blast will be emailed out on Thursday, January 28th.
January Retreat – sadly, the retreat center cancelled our January retreat. Refund checks were mailed to all who had registered. If you have not received your refund, please contact Winter at Retreats@SanDiegoKnitters.com. Watch for news about the August 2021 retreat in the near future.
Time to renew your membership! Read Nancy Nevin’s membership renewal message here.
Philanthropy – contact Debbie Vacek at Philanthropy@SanDiegoKnitters.com if you have items to donate.
Side note – stash sale items are not being accepted by the stash sale coordinators at this time. Watch for a future announcement.
Additions to the Guild not appearing in the 2020 Directory – check here for updates.
December’s Virtual Show and Share – check Knitters News to view the latest photos. It’s not too late to contribute! Check the latest Virtual Show and Share page for details.
New! Want to see past Show and Share photos, Christmas Fashion Shows, and other Guild photo galleries? Links to older galleries going back three years can now be found in a new drop-down under the Guild Info tab below the banner at the top of the page in the new Guild Photo Galleries page. Or, just click here.
Knit@Nite News – meetings are held via Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Contact Tania Marshall directly for specific date and to receive the Zoom link and invite. As of October, Knit@Nite photos are now included in the monthly Virtual Show and Share
Volunteers are needed! The San Diego North Coast Knitters Guild runs on volunteers – without membership participation our wonderful Guild cannot survive. Volunteers are sought throughout the year to assist is various activities, such as the annual Stash Sale, and the Holiday Luncheon. Watch for announcements.
Other Items of Interest:
Speaking of Podcasts – Eileen Adler shared Fiber Hooligan. It’s been on hiatus for five years, and now Benjamin Levisay (head of XRX) is back with a number of interesting fiber-related interviews. Older ones may be available.
Visions Art Museum – Visions is a great quilt and textile museum in Liberty Station. While its focus is largely on art quilts, there have been other fiber art exhibits, including lace, knitting, and crochet. Find them on the web at VisionsArtMuseum.org.
The San Diego Museum of Art is offering a monthly lecture series to the Museum members and guests. The series includes fascinating lectures about art, artists, history of art etc. They are enlightening. educational, and often feature living artists and other great speakers. In times of pandemic, the Museum has shifted gears to the online presentations and would like to include as many community members as possible. The series kicked off on the 16th of October (it is the third Friday of the month at 10 am). The lectures are via Zoom. They are free but donations are always welcome. Check the San Diego Museum of Art’s website for details and for other virtual activities and events.
Have information about events around the county which may be of interest to Guild members? Contact the Webmaster@SanDiegoKnitters.com.
–Kerry Nare, webmaster