Knitters Guild NSW

The Knitters' Guild is a not-for-profit organisation promoting and encouraging the skills of Knitting and Crochet amongst its members and the wider community.

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Knitters Guild NSW

The Knitters' Guild is a not-for-profit organisation promoting and encouraging the skills of Knitting and Crochet amongst its members and the wider community.

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Knitters Guild NSW

The Knitters' Guild is a not-for-profit organisation promoting and encouraging the skills of Knitting and Crochet amongst its members and the wider community.

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Welcome to the Knitters' Guild NSW

 



The Knitters' Guild is a not-for-profit organisation promoting and encouraging the skills of Knitting and Crochet amongst its members and the wider community.

The Knitters' Guild NSW Inc. was established more than 30 years ago to promote and encourage hand knitting and crochet. The Guild provides the opportunity for members to learn both traditional and modern techniques, and to keep up with the latest developments in material developments and knitting and crochet design in Australia and internationally. It also encourages maintenance of high standards in design and technique, and encourages the exhibition of members’ work. We also encourage local dyers and retailers to become retail members of our organisation, which brings benefits to both their business and to our members.

Our 800 members have the opportunity to attend local group meetings, workshops, and classes. They can undertake assessable tasks for certificates, and partake in the many social and educational opportunities offered by the Guild across the state. Knitting and crochet are far from moribund crafts. New techniques and ways of creating fabrics are being developed constantly by designers around the world, and the Guild is in the forefront of these developments, offering classes and workshops in both traditional and modern techniques and skills, and hosting international teachers. To find out more please explore the site.

What We Do

Our Features

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The Guild Magazine is available to members. It is packed full of features and comes out every 3 months.

  • Guild news
  • Competitions
  • Patterns
  • Group reports
  • Current events
 

 

Other Highlights

The Guild is active in a variety of spheres, from supporting charities, hospitals, and animal shelters with hand-crafted items to exhibiting, showing and judging items in various exhibitions and competitions.

 

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Charity Knitting

Knitted and crocheted garments are always so much in demand and there are a number of charities in Australia who are very happy to receive them.

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Free Patterns

Free patterns made available to the Guild.

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Useful Links

Links to other knitting and craft sites with patterns, and other useful links such shows and competitions.

Latest News

All About Ravelry Workshop

"Ravelry is a place for knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers to keep track of their yarn, tools, project and pattern information, and look to others for ideas and inspiration. The content here is all user- driven; we as a community make the site what it is."     We are...

Sock Techniques with Sue Grandfield

Sue Grandfield from The Wollmeise Yarn Club is coming to Sydney........ "Sue Grandfield (RiotousAssembly on Ravelry) is an English knitter living in Melbourne, Australia with her Tasmanian husband. Their work sees them travel the world, and knitting is the perfect companion on those long...

Norah Gaughan Workshops

  Looking to buy Norah's books before attending a workshop? Please try our media partner Booktopia. Framework: 10 Architectural Knits is available to preorder. Click on one of our 4 great locations to see further details and book your...

Pop Blanket

"This blanket is inspired by the bright, exciting and high-contrast graphics of comic books and American Pop Art, and my love of polka dots in general. MMMmmmm who doesn’t love a good polka dot?"     We are taking bookings through TryBooking.com. Please click on the link below and you will be...

Knit Like a Viking - Take 2

If you missed out on Knit Like A Viking the first time, you now have another chance to book as we present it again.     We are taking bookings through TryBooking.com. Please click on the link below and you will be taken to TryBooking to complete your order.     Cancellation Policy The...

Current Executive

 

We are now on Instagram.

Check out the Guild's photos on Instagram. #knittersguildnsw

 

Norah Week is Over!

 

Norah Week kicked off in June with the biannual KnitCamp up at the beautiful Galston Gorge. From Geometric design and cables to meat pies and tim tams, the cultural exchange was phenomenal. 

Camp also featured yarn.  Lots of yarn! Too much to choose from.  Below is a small sample of what was on offer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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