Friday Knit and Chat

The fourth Friday knitting is usually for charity, but we did a phenomenal job on the charity front; the mitten trees are done and the yearly donations have been sent out so now it the time to slow down a bit.

Christmas is past, so come relax, knit and chat.  This is the perfect time to start a new project for you!  No mad rushing to complete a gift, just time to slow down, breath, relax and chat!

Hope you can join us.

Annual Cookie Exchange

Once again Shauneen has graciously offered her home for the annual cookie exchange.  Please join us for this festive event to give and share a variety of cookies for the holiday season.  All guild members are welcome to join us for cookie samples, hot chocolate, holiday music and, of course, knitting. 

Bring three dozen of your Christmas favorite cookies to exchange, and at approximately 3:00, we will share our goods by gathering a handful of each variety and filling an empty container (please bring your own).  Bring one type of cookie; Leave with many; lots to share with friends and family around the busy holiday season!

Even if you don't bake or run out of time, come knit and socialize with us anyway.

When:  December 14 (Saturday)
Time: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Shauneen's home at 1503 Center St., Des Moines, IA 50314 



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Knit and Chats on Thursday and Friday

Stop in at the South Side Library to knit & chat on Thursday December 12 from 3-5.  There is still time to finish those Christmas items, even if mailing them out!  Come get in some knitting and meet the gals!

Knit and Chat at the Urbandale Library on Friday December 13 from 10-noon.  Use the time to visit with friends, finish Christmas gifts or mittens for the Urbandale mitten tree.  The mitten tree was decorated last week, but there is still time to add mittens, hats and scarves.   Hope to see you there.

Monday knit & chat

Do you need to take a break from your shopping?  Do you need time to knit on some Christmas gifts?  Then why not stop in at the Franklin Ave Library between 10 and noon on Monday December 9 to knit, chat and relax.  We look forward to your company!

PS look for more knit & chats on Thursday and Friday!  Stay tuned for info.

Let us decorate

Join us on Friday December 6 at the Urbandale Library to decorate the mitten tree.  We will meet at 10 am in the coffee shop. After decorating, stay and knit at the coffee shop with us.

Annual Christmas Party

It is time to enjoy a holiday gathering of the guild.  Bring a dish to share, the guild will provide beverages, plates, silverware, etc. and a main dish.

We will have gifts for all and drawings for gifts from local shops.  We also do a gift exchange for those who care to participate. For this bring a gift valued about $15 to exchange.

Also, bring any mittens you have for the mitten tree at the church and we will decorate it before the party!

It is a pleasant time to visit and relax during the holiday season.