Local Guilds

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


American Sewing Guild Pittsburgh PA Chapter

CONTACT:  Email address:  asgpittpa@gmail.com

Beaver Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild

  • Meet first Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM (Sept-June) at the Chippewa United Methodist Church, 2545 Darlington Rd, Beaver Falls, PA

CONTACT: Sheila Drevna, 724-495-0825


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.

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

Kneedle Knerds United

  • Meets the first Saturday of the month at the Altoona Area Public Library in the boardroom from 10 AM to 2 PM.  All kinds of needle/fiber work is welcome.

CONTACT: Rose Balasco, camprn@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


Mars FiberKnots:

  • Meet every Monday evening from 5-7 pm at the Mars Public Library
  • Knitters and crocheters welcome, any experience level.
  • FB page: Mars FiberKnots
CONTACT:  Monica Palmer, 724-977-3315monicapalmer3@hotmail.com

Machine Knitters of Westmoreland County

  • Meets the second Sunday afternoon of every month at the New Stanton Alliance Church from 2pm-4/5pm
  • They consist of member’s show and tell and a teaching demonstration each month. We also host quarterly knit-ins where participants bring their machines for an entire day of knitting and learning from each other, seminars, workshops, etc.
  • FB page: Machine Knitters
CONTACT:  email:  machineknittersWCPA@gmail.com

North Hills Art Center Fiber Arts:

CONTACT:  Email: info@northhillsartcenter.org , 412-364-3622


  • Meetings are held at the Lauri Ann West Memorial Library in 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 Crochet & Knitting Club

CONTACT:  Jessica Young: jslyoung1728@gmail.com


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


Pittsburgh Fiberarts Guild

CONTACT: Email:  fiberartspgh@gmail.com


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

Sit-n-Stitch Cranberry

  • Meets every Tuesday at 6 PM at Panera Bread in Cranberry Twp, PA.  Anyone can join the group at any skill level, even those who want to learn to crochet or knit.

CONTACT:  Jeanne Marino, ogman10@gmail.com


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 $20, and all skill levels are welcome

CONTACT: Jane Phillips,  724-825-7474  or JYPhillips@hotmail.com


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 Embroiderers Guild (Embroiderers Guild of America chapter)

  • Meets on the 4th Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. over Zoom.  When in person  meetings begin again they meet at Northland Public Library, 300 Cumberland Road,  Pittsburgh, PA

CONTACT:  President Mary Van Tyne; VP/Membership Chair Raven Fagelson, 3riversega@gmail.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

Three Rivers Quilters, Inc.

  • Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the Baldwin Community United Methodist Church, Baptist and Weyman roads, Whitehall Borough, south of Pittsburgh

CONTACT:  info@threeriversquilters.org

WEBSITE: http://www.threeriversquilters.org

Yarn Friends (Brackenridge/Natrona Heights/Tarentum area)

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


Yarn It All

  • Meetings are held at the Northland Public Library in McCandless Township, PA
  • The daytime group meets every third Saturday of the month at 9 a.m..
  • The evening group meets every third Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.

CONTACT: Karen Nootbaar or Kati Coleman at 412-366-8100 ext. 112



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

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