Agenda for Inner City Group of the Knitters' Guild meeting, Saturday 10th
September, 2011, starting at 11.00 am.
The meeting will be held at the City of Sydney Library, 405 Crown Street,
Surry Hills. Remember to sign the attendance register! Subs are a gold
Brief socialising and room setup.
* Welcome to visitors/new members
* Yoga stretches for knitters Alison or Asa or Fiona
* Minutes of the previous meeting
* Convenor¹s report
Urn - cost $238. We seek permission to rehome it. First to another guild
group for a fee, or alternatively through another mechanism.
* Treasurer¹s report
* Knitting workshops
11:40 Teaching Knitting - Sally Ogilvie
Morning Tea: Zena Smith-White, Mary-Helen Ward, Sandra West
Crochet for Knitting.
Jane will lead us through crochet isn¹t to be feared!
Edges, cast ons after today¹s discussion, you too will add crochet to your
Please bring some yarn (any size but 8ply probably best and a plain colour
is easier to see) and a crochet hook if you have one (4mm or 4.5mm best, if
8ply yarn - we have some spares if you don't have your own). If you have a
spare knitted tension square lying around, bring that too!
1245 - 1300.
Show & Tell
Learn To Knit this month is fully booked!
Thank you to our 5 teachers: Zena Smith-White, Sally Ogilvie, Kristine
Lyn Shoemark and Rosemary Long
8ply Pure Wool leftovers (of 20g) to contribute to the Learn to Knit Kits.
You all have leftover bits of yarn any you don't need in good condition
Thanks to Jen Howlett and Margaret for helping to sort through the assorted
yarn we have collected.
We have sorted out those that are suitable for learn to knit and have a
number of yarn which will be available for members to take home or we will
be rehoming it to Crowle (hopefully via Deborah)
Skills and Learning Survey
The Workshop Convenor has asked for information on what the groups want to
We thought our response would summarise Skills against defined areas,
highlight the biggest desire for learning, and capture the members willing
to teach at a peer level and on a more formal level.
We are hoping to email these out beforehand and also have forms available on
We are happy to include or exclude personal details (except for teaching) if
We would like them completed by the end of the meeting if possible.
We will use the collected information for the executive and to help the new
The swift has arrived and the ballwinder is likely to be here as well.
We will have a winding station set up for the meeting (even if Jody has to
bring her own winder for this meeting)
We will limit winding to before the meeting (about 20 minutes), during the
break or after the meeting to respect the presenters.
We will also be making an effort to display some of the library books to
encourage borrowing. It's always good to see what is on offer.
AGM in November
Your Guild needs you.
The experience we all get is only as good as what we put in.
By November we need a Librarian and Workshop Convenor.
If you are interested in any of the roles please let Jane, Kelly or Jody
as soon as possible.
Even if you are not sure and just think you might be please come have a chat
It is actually ok if you want to share a job.
Jane has indicated she is happy to stay on as Treasurer
Jody has indicated she is happy to stay on as Convenor and Alison has agreed
Kelly has indicated she is happy to stay on as Secretary but would love to
share it (when and if I¹m on location. Like this weekend)