The Theme for 2023 is Colour of all types for all machines.

January 3rd: Claudia will show Fair Isle using punchcards and colour changers.

February 7th: Managing Floats with Janet.

March 7th: Rosanne will demonstrate how to knit Plaids.

April 4th: Shortrowing for Colour Blocks by Eileen.

May 2nd: Susan will show Double Bed Jacquard. The Small Challenge projects are due at this meeting.

June 6th: Our Mid-Year Party and Silent Auction. 

July 4th: Learn to knit Yoke Sweaters with Emily.

August 1st: Valerie will demonstrate how to use One Punchcard in multiple ways.

September 5th: Learn from an Expert with Michelle and Kathy. The Medium Challenge projects are due at this meeting.

October 3rd: Diane will look at Colour Theory.

November 7th: Multicolour Slip and Tuck Techniques will be show by Lesley and Eileen.

December 5th: Christmas Pot Luck and our Large Challenge projects are due.

The 2023 challenges are personal best contests with three categories, each with a choice of projects to knit. Enter for your chance to win prizes drawn for each challenge. The projects must be made in 2023, be completely finished and made to the specified sizes. The executive has the final decision on whether a project complies.

Small Challenge

Due at our May meeting, must include at least one of the techniques being covered in this year’s program and the technique must cover 10% of the project. Choose a Small blanket, Shawl or Large Scarf, Mittens or Gloves, Hat, Pillow or a small decorative item.

Medium Challenge

Due in September, must include at least two of the techniques covered in our 2023 program and they must cover at least 20% of the project. Choose either a Medium Blanket, Large Shawl, Child’s Sweater or Dress, Adult Summer Top, Pair of Socks or a medium sized decorative item.

Large Challenge

Due in December, must include at least three of the techniques covered in our 2023 program and they must cover 40% of the project. Choose either a Large Blanket, an Adult clothing item or a decorative item with multiple sections.