Upcoming Meetings

PROJECT IMPACT: As of January 16, 2018, 45 volunteers have contributed 4143 hours of service, knitting 66 red scarves for Foster Care to Success' Red Scarf Project; 30 baby afghans, 27 baby afghan squares, 134 baby hats, 12 baby bibs, 2 pairs of baby mittens, 5 baby dresses, 11 baby sweaters, 5 baby lovey dolls, and 44 pairs of baby booties and 1 baby washcloth for Newborns In Need of Eastern Missouri; 154 hats, 8 pairs of gloves, 5 pairs of slippers, 24 headbands, 5 cowls, 2 ponchos, and 86 scarves for HavenHouse St. Louis; and 12 blocks for Warm Up America!


UPCOMING MEETINGS

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


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!









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.