Upcoming Meetings

PROJECT IMPACT: As of September 24th, 2017, 39 volunteers have contributed 3310 hours of service, knitting 63 red scarves for Foster Care to Success' Red Scarf Project, 24 baby afghans, 27 baby afghan squares, 127 baby hats, 11 baby bibs, 4 baby dresses, 9 baby sweaters, 5 baby lovey dolls, and 27 pairs of baby booties for Newborns In Need of Eastern Missouri, and 90 hats, 8 pairs of gloves, 4 pairs of slippers, 8 headbands, 4 cowls, and 57 scarves for HavenHouse St. Louis.


UPCOMING MEETINGS

Sunday October 22, 2017
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Sunday November 19, 2017
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Sunday December 17, 2017
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Sunday January 28 , 2018
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Sunday February 25 , 2018
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Sunday March 25 , 2018
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122


Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sunday September 24th Meeting!

We had an amazing meeting turnout this afternoon!!! Lots of new members attended, most of whom learned how to knit at the meeting! We received a large donation of beautiful items today, including some gorgeous items from our newest member, Abby. Keep up the fantastic work and we hope to see you soon!


Here's Abby with her beautiful donation!


Sunday, August 27, 2017

Sunday August 27th, 2017 Meeting!!

We had a fantastic meeting this afternoon!! Lots of new members came to learn about KKIF, including four new knitters! Items for HavenHouse, NIN, and Foster Care to Success' Red Scarf Project were donated! Marge, a member of Warm Up America's local chapter, came to talk to us about the blankets they make and the organizations they serve. Keep up the great work, everyone!!

P.S. We've spent over 3000 hours knitting!!!!!! Woohoooo!!!




Monday, August 14, 2017

Pencil cases

Shopping for school supplies? Pencil cases make a handy container for small knitting supplies such as scissors, measuring tape, stitch markers, tapestry needles, etc.


Saturday, July 29, 2017

Yarn Crawl 2017!!!

Today we traveled as a group to three different yarn shops around St. Louis to participate in the annual Summer's Last Blast Yarn Crawl event! Members had fun visiting the shops and looking at all the beautiful yarn and patterns, and, of course, getting lots of inspiration for new projects!









Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sunday July 23rd Meeting!

We had a great meeting today! Members showed off and donated their recently finished items! We had several new members join as well. Keep up the great work, and we hope to see you soon! Happy knitting!



Saturday, June 3, 2017

June 3rd meeting at Knitorious

Many thanks to Knitorious (3268 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO  63139) for allowing us to meet at their shop this afternoon. May led us on a tour around the shop. We learned about different types of yarn, how to read a yarn label, and were inspired by the finished projects displayed throughout the store. Some attendees worked on red scarves for Foster Care to Success's Red Scarf Project and one member started knitting a scarf for HavenHouse St. Louis.  Please let us know if you need yarn, patterns, or knitting help for your summer projects!





June 3rd donation to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!

Today we donated 17 knitted items (baby afghans, baby hats, a bib, dresses, a sweater, and toys) to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri. Many thanks to Carolyn, Joanne M, Joanne S, LaDonna, May, and Yunju for knitting these items. Shout out to LaDonna for assembling our first patchwork baby afghan and to the many members who knitted squares for the blanket!



Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017 Meeting!

We had a wonderful and quiet meeting tonight! Members started new projects, donated finished ones, and continued working on matching up the baby afghan squares. We almost have one afghan ready with another soon to follow! Keep knitting, everyone, and we'll see you this summer!!




Sunday, April 23, 2017

Sunday April 23rd meeting!

We had a nice meeting this afternoon! Several members finished up projects for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri and HavenHouse St. Louis. We received donations of knitted baby hats, a baby sweater, a baby dress, baby afghan squares, and a scarf for HavenHouse St. Louis (scarf not pictured). Many thanks to Carolyn, Joanne M, Joanne S, Madeline, May, and Yun Ju for knitting these items. Next we will be focusing on knitting winter items for HavenHouse St. Louis and red scarves for Foster Care to Success. Please let us know if you need yarn or patterns!





Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12th 2017 Meeting!

We had a nice meeting tonight! Several members donated finished projects, and two of our members, Joanne and LaDonna, worked on matching up baby afghan squares to be sewn together. Once we have enough squares, we'll sew them together and make a baby afghan that lots of people have knitted parts of!! Keep up the great work, everyone!





Sunday, April 9, 2017

Beautiful yarn donation!!!

Thank you so much to our friend Caroline L. in Connecticut for the amazing donation of 36 skeins of yarn!!! We'll be using this yarn to make hats and scarves for HavenHouse St. Louis and baby items for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!


Sunday, March 12, 2017

March 12, 2017 meeting!

We had a great meeting today! Two more baby items for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri were donated-- thank you, Yun Ju for knitting the colorful baby afghan and the cute baby dress. LaDonna and Joanne worked on piecing together some baby afghan squares and figuring out what complementary colors to include in the finished blanket. Other members continued working on their projects.






Saturday, March 4, 2017

March 4th donation to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri

We donated 1 baby afghan, 10 baby hats, 2 sweaters, and 1 bib  to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri (NIN) today. Thank you to Joanne M, Joanne S, Marilyn, and May for creating these beautiful items!  Our NIN challenge continues-- please keep knitting items for the babies.  Let us know if you need yarn or patterns.


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday March 1st, 2017 Meeting!

We had a nice meeting tonight! Members practiced new stitches and techniques, and several members donated items. Keep up the great work and remember that the Newborns in Need Challenge is still going on!!!



Sunday, February 19, 2017

February 19, 2017 Meeting!!

We had a wonderful meeting today! Several members donated items for Newborns in Need of Eastern MO, and everyone had fun working on their projects. Keep knitting for NIN! Today we celebrated the completion of Sarah's Gold Award project with a special cake! Kids Knitting it Forward will continue under the guidance of our new president: May! Keep up the fantastic work!!




Wednesday, February 8, 2017

February 8th, 2017 Meeting!

We had a fun meeting tonight!! One member donated her beautiful afghan for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri, and other members had fun talking and working on their projects. Right now we're doing a NIN Challenge, so keep those baby items coming! Yarn, needles, and patterns are available to anyone who needs them. Keep up the fantastic work!



Sunday, January 22, 2017

January 22, 2017 meeting!

We had a fantastic meeting today! We had a special guest speaker, Ms. Paula Kinney,
Program Director of HavenHouse St. Louis. She told us about HavenHouse's mission, and we were so happy to donate 48 hats, 2 pairs of slippers, 4 pairs of gloves, 1 headband, and 9 scarves knitted by Bella, Carolyn, Grace H, Jenne, Joanne M, Joanne S, Katie, Madeline, May, Na, Olivia H, Sarah, and Yun for HavenHouse guests!

Mrs. Judy Giovanoni, president of Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri (NIN) was also at our meeting, and we donated 9 baby afghans knitted by Bella, 1 baby hat knitted by Katie, and 1 pair of baby booties knitted by Jenne for NIN. We are starting our big NIN challenge now-- please knit baby items (hats, booties, afghans, etc.) of your choice. Please remember that baby afghans need to be at least 30 inches by 30 inches in size. Please let us know if you need yarn or patterns for your baby projects. Thank you!

Also, we have reached an amazing milestone!  As of today, 37 volunteers have contributed almost 2600 hours of service, knitting 52 red scarves for Foster Care to Success' Red Scarf Project, 183 items for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri, and 139 items for HavenHouse St. Louis. Wow!!!

Keep up the fantastic work, everyone!!!







Wednesday, January 11, 2017

1st Meeting of 2017!!!

We had a great meeting tonight! Several members donated items and one new member refreshed his knitting skills!! Keep finishing up those items for HavenHouse St. Louis! Great job, everyone!



Thursday, December 29, 2016

Bella's Donation!!

A big shout-out and thank you to our wonderful member, Bella! She knitted 38 hats for HavenHouse St. Louis and 9 baby afghans for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!!! Wow! Thank you so much, Bella, and keep up the great work, everyone! Remember, we're donating to HavenHouse at the end of January, so keep that in mind as you work on your projects!


Sunday, December 18, 2016

December 18, 2016 Meeting!

We had a great last meeting of 2016 this afternoon! It was a quiet meeting, but fun to knit with the members who braved the cold weather. Thank you all so much for the hard work you've put into knitting items this year! See you in January!