KnitKnights @ Conshohocken Library

 

Meeting weekly since

January, 2006

6:30 - 8:30 pm

at

The Conshohocken Free Library

301 Fayette Street

Conshohocken, PA 19428


We welcome knitters and crocheters of all ages and skill levels, including beginners, to join us as we meet mentor learn show and share. 


KnitKnights  support charities by providing hand made items as needed. (see Album pictures)


Ongoing Local Charities: 

  1. St. Matthew Prayer Shawl Ministry

  2. Linus Blankets

  3. Knitted Knockers

  4. Project Amigo afghan squares

  5. Wrapped in Hugs Shawls for the Gift of Life Donor Program

  6. Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice Lap blankets


Past projects:

  1. Knitting Peace

  2. Project H.O.P.E 5k run/walk (when we were not knitting: participation & sponsorship)

  3. Preemie Caps for HUP

  4. Caps & bags for Seaman’s Institute

  5. Helmets for the troops

  6. Gift baskets for Conshohocken

  7. Elementary PTO

  8. Burn Camp Blankets

  9. Duulan Sweaters for children

  10. Scarves for Special Olympics

  11. Booties & stump covers for Veterans

  12. Teddy Bears for first responders

Peggy O’Neill, coordinator


some of my projects


 

Conshohocken Library is a branch of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library.

A Jillian original design

See Album for more summer projects.


Spring Knit Along

BSJs are still in progress. Need to schedule a group picture.



Lap Blanket Charity

We have a batch of blankets finished and ready to go!


Michele from Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice will visit on August 28. Please deliver blankets to me or to the library by then.


Note, requested lap blankets for wheel chairs and bed throws made with washable yarns and measure ~ 36” - 40” in.



Project Amigo

We are still collecting blanket squares for Project Amigo.  Pattern Here. Total sent so far: 223.





Upcoming Events


Pike Fest — Sandi has invited us to participated in this year’s community fair. Come anytime to sit and knit with several other groups, as well as the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers. I plan to be there spinning on the great wheel.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00pm


32nd Annual Knitters' Day Out in Summerdale, PA

“...a day and a half of classes, shopping, and camaraderie devoted to knitting and fiber arts...”

October 6 & 7, 2017


New York Sheep & Wool a.k.a. Rhinebeck

October 21 and 22, 2017 - Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 9am-4pm


240th Anniversary of the Battle of Germantown Come to watch history come alive at Philadelphia's largest one-day history festival! Battle of Germantown Reenactments at 12 PM & 3 PM. Children’s activities, Food & Beer Garden

Activities & Events at other Historic Germantown sites

Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Ave, Phila.

Saturday, October 7, 2017 10 AM ~ 4 PM RAIN or SHINE!


Ireland Fiber Arts Tour

A tour made especially for us! Price includes non-stop airfare from Philadelphia to Dublin.

April 21 - May 3, 2018