Upcoming Meetings


PROJECT IMPACT:

As of September 23, 2018, 63 volunteers have contributed 5383 hours of service, knitting a total of 799 items:

78 red scarves for Foster Care to Success' Red Scarf Project

35 baby afghans, 27 baby afghan squares, 171 baby hats, 3 baby headbands, 15 baby bibs, 3 pairs of baby mittens, 5 baby dresses, 20 baby sweaters, 5 baby lovey dolls, 44 pairs of baby booties, and 1 baby washcloth for Newborns In Need of Eastern Missouri

186 hats, 10 pairs of gloves, 5 pairs of slippers, 44 headbands, 18 cowls, 3 ponchos/shawls, and 108 scarves for HavenHouse St. Louis

18 blocks for Warm Up America!



UPCOMING MEETINGS

Sunday October 21, 2018
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Sunday November 18, 2018
1:30 - 3 pm
Kirkwood Public Library
140 East Jefferson Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122

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

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sunday September 23rd Meeting!

We had a fun meeting this afternoon!  Seven new members attended, some of whom had never knitted before. We are grateful to the experienced knitters who helped get the new knitters going. About a dozen completed items for HavenHouse St. Louis and Foster Care to Success's Red Scarf Project were turned in today.  Keep on knitting, everyone!  We'll be sending all completed red scarves to Foster Care to Success in about 8 weeks.



Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sunday August 26th meeting!

We had a nice meeting this afternoon! A few new knitters began working on their first projects, while other members turned in completed items for Foster Care to Success's Red Scarf Project, HavenHouse St. Louis, and Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri. Many thanks to our experienced knitters for helping out at today's meeting.



Saturday, August 4, 2018

August 4th Donation to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!

Today we donated 27 items to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!  Many thanks to Abby, Ella, Jian, Lily, Maddie, May, Mo, Ovya, Pam, and Sue who spent a total of 81.5 hours creating these beautiful items for the babies!



Sunday, July 22, 2018

Sunday July 22nd meeting!

We had a fun meeting this afternoon!  Several members turned in completed items for Foster Care to Success’s Red Scarf Project, HavenHouse St. Louis, and Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri.

We also hit a milestone this afternoon-- 61 volunteers have now contributed over 5000 hours of community service (5071, to be exact), creating a total of 771 items. We've come a long way since our first meeting in March 2015.  Keep on knitting-- we'll see you at our August meeting!




Sunday, June 24, 2018

Sunday June 24th Meeting!

We had a wonderful meeting this afternoon!  Seven new members attended, and we are grateful to our experienced knitters who helped the beginners get started knitting.  Several members completed items for Foster Care to Success's Red Scarf Project, Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri, and HavenHouse St. Louis.  Keep on knitting, and we'll see you at our July meeting!



Sunday, May 20, 2018

Sunday May 20th Meeting!

We had a great turnout at our meeting this afternoon, and welcomed one new member! Members donated baby hats for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri and a scarf for HavenHouse St. Louis. Other members made progress on their projects, and two guest counted cross stitchers crafted with us. We will be continuing to meet during the summer-- we are now knitting red scarves for Foster Care to Success's Red Scarf Project and warm winter items for HavenHouse St. Louis guests.



Sunday, April 22, 2018

Sunday April 22nd meeting!

We had a fun meeting this afternoon!  One member finished her first project with the help of one of our new adult volunteers.  Other members donated completed items for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri, HavenHouse St. Louis, and Warm Up America.



Saturday, April 7, 2018

April 7th donation to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!

Today we donated 33 items to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri! Many thanks to Abby, Amy, Annie Z, Bella, Carolyn, Diya, Joanne M, May, Mimi, Olivia, Ovya, and Sarah who spent a total of 191 hours creating these beautiful items for the babies!


Sunday, March 25, 2018

Sunday March 25th Meeting!

We had a great meeting this afternoon! Seven new members started learning to knit, while other members worked on projects. Many thanks to Abby, Carolyn, Joanne M, Olivia, and Sarah for their completed baby items for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!



Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sunday February 25th meeting!

We had a fun meeting this afternoon!  Members worked on items for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri (NIN) and HavenHouse St. Louis.  Many thanks to NIN and to a generous Kirkwood Public Library patron for their donations of yarn-- we'll put those to good use. We will be donating 20 items (hats, scarves, gloves, and headbands) to HavenHouse St. Louis this week-- thank you Abby, Anna, Annie Z, Ella, Joanne M, Lilly, Nyla, and Stephanie for knitting these colorful items.




Sunday, January 28, 2018

Sunday January 28th meeting!

We had a fantastic meeting this afternoon! We welcomed four new knitters, who got started knitting with the help of several adult volunteers.

Heather Libhart, volunteer manager at HavenHouse St. Louis, came to today's meeting to tell us about HavenHouse's mission, and we donated over 60 knitted items to Heather.  Many thanks to Abby, Annie, Bella, Carolyn, Diya, Eden, Isabel, Joanne M, Maddie, Marge, May, Mimi, Ovya, Rita, and Stephanie for knitting these warm winter items. We know that they will be appreciated by HavenHouse St. Louis guests!

Shout out to Abby, Bella, and Ovya, for their knitted baby items for Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!





Saturday, January 6, 2018

1/6/18 donation to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri!

Today we donated 32 items to Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri! Thank you so much Abby, Bella, LaDonna, Marilyn, Olivia, Ovya, and Sarah for creating these beautiful items for the babies!


Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Yarn Stash Clean Up!!

We spent six hours today going through our yarn stash, skein by skein! We went through all of our bins of yarn, and we've created new project bins to help us stay organized! Let us know if you want to go shopping in the stash. Happy knitting!


Sunday, December 17, 2017

December 17th Meeting!

We had a fun meeting this afternoon!  We welcomed 12 new knitters who came to today's meeting to give knitting a try. Several members donated completed items for HavenHouse St. Louis, Newborns in Need of Eastern Missouri, and Warm Up America! Thank you Abby, Isabel, Marilyn, Ovya, and Susan for knitting these beautiful items. We would also like to thank our adult volunteers who have helped us so much this year teaching knitting to our new knitters. We appreciate you and couldn't be such a successful group without you!




Wednesday, November 29, 2017

November 29th HavenHouse St. Louis donation!

Today we donated 92 knitted items (71 hats, 15 scarves, 4 cowls, 1 poncho, and 1 pair of socks) to HavenHouse St. Louis for their guests!!!  Many thanks to our knitters: Abby, Avery, Bella, Carolyn, Isabel, Joanne M, Joanne S, LaDonna, Madeline, and Yun, who spent a total of 635 hours knitting these beautiful items!




Sunday, November 19, 2017

Sunday November 19th Meeting!

We had an awesome meeting today! Five new members came and learned how to knit, and our amazing member Bella donated a huge batch of HavenHouse St. Louis winter items!!! We also took a picture of our beautiful red scarf donation for Foster Care to Success' Red Scarf Project and a photo of some of the knitters who knitted them. Have a great Thanksgiving and we'll see you soon!



Thank you to May, Carolyn, Joanne M., Joanne S. and Yun for knitting these beautiful scarves! Not pictured: Kara, Madeline, Natalie, and Olivia--thanks to you for knitting red scarves as well!



Sunday, October 22, 2017

October 22nd Meeting!

We had a fantastic meeting today! Two new members donated items, we received beautiful donations from our other awesome members and some yarn donations as well! HavenHouse St. Louis, be ready for some amazing winter items coming soon!!! Keep up the wonderful work, and we'll see you next time.





Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October 17th Meeting!

We had a fantastic first meeting of knitting club at Ladue Middle School today! Lots of awesome new members came and learned how to knit in just one hour!!! Congrats everyone, and keep up the amazing work!


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!