Guild meets the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, from 7-9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2225 East Fourteen Mile Road, Birmingham, Michigan. see a map »

Bring your knitting and join us for an evening — we’re sure you’ll want to become part of the flock!

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Knit Michigan

Another successful charity event hosted by our local yarn stores!! Nearly 1000 chemo caps were donated (161 by the Black Sheep! Woot! You all ROCK!) and $25,000 and counting for Michigan cancer charities. Our very own Harriet was a 500 club member and was one of the highest fund raisers at the event--Go Harriet!

I think I counted 12 Black Sheep members as marathon participants, and nearly all members showed up to work in the Learn to Knit room--it was packed! I had a hard time finding a seat when I went in!! Judith put a lot of time and energy into making it so successful.

Many got some great deals at the silent auction--and Kim T made us proud by pumping up some bids during the live auction at the end of the night--she even won a beautiful antique Columbian shawl!

Nearly all of our Ravelry buttons are gone--meaning almost 90 people from Ravelry showed up to represent. We captured 40 of them in our photo--see how many you can name!

Here are some pictures for those of you who couldn't make it. . .
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Oh. . .and by the way? I'm still the reigning champion of "Super Silly Knitting"! Gotta love that.

So, see you all next year?
--t

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