March 27,28,29, 2015

Local Guilds

If you don’t see your guild on this list, please send us the info at
pghknitandcrochet@gmail.com for consideration.

Pennsylvania

Butler Machine Knitters

  • Meet every third Friday of the month at the local YWCA on Cunningham Street in Butler, PA

CONTACT: Shirley Grossman, 724-287-1544, or Ruth Schnell, 724-445-3979

 

Butler Spinners & Weavers Guild

  • Meets the first Wednesday of the month, usually from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Butler Cooperative Extension Office, 101 Motor Pool Way, Butler, PA.

CONTACT:President Wini Labrecque, 724-272-4285 or Vice President Carol McFadden, 412-821-3065

 

Centre County Knitters Guild

  • Meets the first Thursday of the month, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

CONTACT: President Kate Olsen, 703-740-6862 or kateolsen8@gmail.com

 

Creative Machine Knitters of Indiana, PA

  • Meets the third Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. Beginners are always welcome.
  • Spring Seminar: Diana Berns will present a two-day machine-knitting seminar May 20-21, 2011 at the Comfort Inn in Indiana, PA. Contact Pat at alpacone@hughes.net or Flora Repine at fmrspruce@verizon.net for further information. Cost is $40 for one day or $70 for both days. Lunch is included.

WEBSITE: www.creativemachineknittersofindianapa.com

CONTACT: Flora Repine, 814-948-9253 or fmrspruce@verizon.net

 

Golden Dome Knitting Guild

  • Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ, 139 N. Main St., Greensburg, PA

CONTACT: Lorraine Hoffman, lorrainegaryh@aol.com

 

The Knitaholics

  • Meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Sewickley (PA) Public Library, and welcomes all ages and skill levels

CONTACT: 412-741-6920 or check the library website, www.sewickleylibrary.org

 

Laurel Highlands Knitting Guild

  • Meets the fourth Thursday of the month, January through October, at Ligonier Town Hall Room A
  • Knit Night at Kathy’s Kreations, 141 E. Main St., Ligonier, PA, on the second Tuesday of every month, 7 to 9 p.m.

CONTACT: President Kathy Zimmerman, 724-238-9320

Northland Knitters

  • Meetings are held at the Northland Public Library in McCandless Township, PA
  • The daytime group meets every third Friday of the month at 1 p.m.
  • The evening group meets every second Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

CONTACT: Jane Jubb, 412-366-8100, ext. 110

 

Novelknitters

  • Meetings are held at the Lauri Ann West Memorial Libraryin Pittsburgh, PA
  • The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6 p.m.
  • The schedule sometimes varies if there are holiday closures, and the library follows the inclement weather schedule of the Fox Chapel Area School District

CONTACT: Grace Abbs or Ann Andrews, 412-828-9520

 

Penn Hills Library Advanced Knitting Group

  • Meetings are held at the William E. Anderson Library of Penn Hills, PA, every Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • One time fee of $10 to join
  • Bring your own #8 knitting needles and yarn

CONTACT: Jean Kanouff, 412-795-3507, ext. 120

 

Peters Township Panera Knitters

  • This informal knitting group meets on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Panera Bread Restaurant in Peters Township on route 19. Many members are “remnants” from the now-closed Knit Shoppe in Canonsburg, PA

CONTACT: Linda Listing, 724 745-9497 or ursula@nauticom.net

 

Pittsburgh East Knitting Guild

  • Meets every fourth Wednesday, from January to October, at 7 p.m. in Monroeville, PA

CONTACT: Andrea Noble, 412-380-9340 or noble9101@verizon.net, for meeting location and more information

 

Roofgarden Knitting Guild

  • Meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillips Dressler Center for the Arts, 214 S. Harrison Ave, Somerset, PA

CONTACT: Alison Holzmann, alisonhlz@comcast.net

 

South Cumberland Fiber Guild

  • Meets the third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shippensburg, PA, Public Library

CONTACT: http://www.southcumberlandfiberguild.com

 

South Hills Knitting Guild

  • Meets the third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, 975 Washington Rd.
  • Dues are $15, and all skill levels are welcome

CONTACT: Joan McAnulty, Moderator 412-489-3820 or jmcanulty@providencepoint.org

 

Three Rivers Crochet (Crochet Guild of America chapter)

  • Meets every Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Panera Bread, Boulevard of the Allies, Oakland, PA (beneath the Quality Inn)

CONTACT: Diane Halpern, 3riverscrochet@gmail.com

WEBSITES: http://threeriverscrochet.com, http://threeriverscrochet.blogspot.com

 

Three Rivers Knitting Guild

  • Meets the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sewickley, PA.

CONTACT: President Diane Patterson, dpatter1582000@yahoo.com

WEBSITE: http://pittsburghthreeriversknittingguild.wordpress.com

 

Vinegar Hill Knitting Guild

  • Named after an historical and well-known landmark in Indiana Borough
  • Meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at YARNS, 1136 Philadelphia St., Indiana, PA
  • “We have been in existence for about 10 years. Our activities include all fiber crafts.”

CONTACT: President Martha A. Troxell, 724-349-3240, 724-349-3128 or mtroxell@iup.edu

 

Yarn Friends (Brackenridge/Natrona Heights/Tarentum area)

CONTACT: Hillary Butts at HillaryB312@gmail.com, or call the library at 724-226-3491

 

Maryland

Chesapeake Purls (The Knitting Guild Association Chapter)

  • Meets the second Tuesday of the month, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Edgewater Police Station, Edgewater, MD

WEBSITE: www.chesapeakepurls.com

CONTACT: Vice President Priscilla Arnett, 410-263-4853 or pris.arnett@gmail.com

 

New York

Foothill Treadlers

  • Meet every Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at W. Fort Ann Methodist Church, Fort Ann, NY. Bring bag lunch and $3 donation

CONTACT: Sue Granger, 518-547-8457 or frosty@logical.net

 

New York City Crochet Guild

  • P.O. Box 4228, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163
  • On Oct. 23, it will host its Sixth Annual Luncheon

CONTACT: Millie Zeno, Committee Chairwoman, 917-327-0849 or esperanzazeno@aol.com

 

Time For Ewe Spinning Guild

  • Meets every Wednesday evening, 6 to 10 p.m., at Crafty Ewe Yarn Shop, Ticonderoga NY ($3 donation)

CONTACT: Sue Granger, 518-547-8457 or frosty@logical.net