Tag Archives: Upcoming Events

Join Us June 2017 – Craftworks Summer Party

Time & Place

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 11 am – 4 pm
Craftworks, Northborough, MA

Program – Craftworks Summer Party Demos

We will be participating in Craftworks’ “Beginning of Summer Party”.

We will be demonstrating various crochet stitches and techniques, sharing some FOs (Finished Objects) and UFOs (Unfinished Objects), and answering questions visitors might have about our local group as well as the CGOA. We will also be collecting rectangles for Warm Up America, as part of the 2017 CGOA Chapter Challenge, so if you have any you would like to share, please bring ’em along! (Or plan to crochet one during the event.)

Craftworks has invited a number of vendors to the event, including highlighted participant String Theory, an independent hand dyer. Craftworks has promised a fun day of drawings, testing, camaraderie and food.

Warm Up America Challenge

Please share your progress on CGOA’s Warm Up America Challenge. See the Warm Up America Website for their requirements (7″ x 9″ sections) and sample patterns.

Charity

Please bring your Warm Up America rectangles for donation.

RSVP

All are welcome. RSVP to fishnetcrocheters@gmail.com if you plan to attend. Please do not call the shop.

Join Us Apr 2017 – Super Show & Tell

Time & Place

Sunday, Apr 30, 2017, 1:30-3:30
Cary Memorial Library, Lexington, MA

Program – Super Show & Tell

For our April meeting we will have a Super Show Tell! Please come and share any current projects you want to show off or get input on. And anyone who’s attended Stitches United in Hartford, please share your experiences and any exciting purchases. Plus, please share progress on our Warm Up America Challenge — bring any pieces you want to show off or get help with, brainstorm ideas, etc.

Warm Up America Challenge

Please share your progress on CGOA’s Warm Up America Challenge. See the Warm Up America Website for their requirements (7″ x 9″ sections) and sample patterns.

Charity

Please bring your charity items for donation.

RSVP

All are welcome. RSVP to fishnetcrocheters@gmail.com if you plan to attend. Please do not call the library.

Upcoming Crochet Events – Sept & Oct 2015

Some upcoming crochet events you may be interested in! There may be additional details on some of these events on the Events of Interest page.

Since June
“Sabrina Tunic” CAL, Free Lion Brand pattern
Several Fishnet Crocheters are working on their Sabrina Tunic. Join in!

Since Aug
Around the Bases CAL. Several Fishnet Crocheters are working on this CAL. Free pattern on Ravelry and Rav group for extra help.

Sept 8
Mystery Amigurumi CAL with the Crochet Crowd, starts September 8.

Sept 18 – Oct 4
The Big E, W. Springfield MA, September 18-October 4, be sure to visit the
Creative Arts building and The Fiber Nook (in the livestock area).

Sept 17 – 20
The Greater Boston Yarn Crawl Crochet “Freedom Trail” shawlette for the event: available on Ravelry.

September 25 – 27, 2015
Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, ME

Sept 26
Caring Forest Installation a yarn storm event sponsored by the Nave Gallery to raise awareness for Somerville’s homeless population.

Thru Sept 30
Call for snowflakes for the Crochet Crowd display at the Fall Creativ Festival in
Toronto. Due date: September 30th

Oct 2- 12
Topsfield Fair in Topsfield, MA

Oct 3-4, 2015
Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival at Turnbridge Fair Grounds, Turnbridge, VT

Oct 15 – 18
New York State Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck NY: Festival October 17-18,
Workshops October 15-18. Buses from Webs ; Assabet After Dark ; The Eliot SchoolOther transportation options.

Oct 17
Craft Yarn Council: I Love Yarn Day
Virtual event on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest; Using hashtags #stitchitforward and #ilyd2015.

Oct 23 – 24
Shiba Guyz Workshops
Craftworks, Northboro, MA
Friday: Book signing and trunk show $10 ($5 goes towards book), Saturday: two half-day workshops “Crochet Cables to Astound and Amaze” and “Non-Stick Lace”, $75 each. 10% off for both classes, $135. And VIP bundle for $150.October 17, 2015

Thru Dec 6
Wrap Around Project annual sale at the Nave Gallery of handmade knitted/crocheted/sewn goods to benefit Somerville Homeless Coalition

Thru Dec 31
“Wonder of Wool” exhibit at the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, MA through December 31, 2015. Coupon for $2 off admission on their website.

Thru Dec 31
Stitch Away Stress Lemon Stress Ball Drive. Crochet a lemon by Dec 31 for it to be distributed on tax day in NYC to promote crochet as a stress reliever.

August 2015 Agenda – Conference Report

Time & Place

Sunday, August 30, 2015, 1:30-3:30 pm
Fabric Place Basement, Natick, MA

We will be in the “back room” so you might need to ask a staff person where to go, if it’s not obvious when you first walk in. In the winter it can be a bit cool, but in the summer it should be pleasant!

Program

Members who went to the CGOA Conference in San Diego this July will report on what it was like! Check out the CGOA Blog for updates on award winners.

Charity

Save your Warmer Winters donations until September but feel free to bring your Oddball Baby Blankets to pass.

RSVP

All are welcome. RSVP to fishnetcrocheters@gmail.com if you plan to attend. Please do not call the shop.