Monday, September 21, 2009

AKG welcomes Candace Eisner-Strick in October

Candace Eisner-Strick will be with the AKG for the October meeting and a weekend of exciting classes. Candace taught cello for 16 years before turning to designing, writing about, and teaching knitting. To learn more about Candace, click on

At the October meeting, Candace will be sharing with us "Ten Things I Learned From Being a Knitwear Designer". Candace is very energetic and entertaining, so plan to catch this program.

On Friday, she will be teaching an all-day workshop on Strickmuster, The Beautiful Twisted Stitch Patterns of Austria. On Saturday she will teach a morning workshop on The Art of Knitting Backwards and How It Applies to Edging, and an afternoon workshop on a Little Beaded Bag. The Sunday afternoon workshop is Strick Nine, nine fabulous cast ons and bind offs.

There will be a pot-luck dinner for Candace on Saturday evening.

See the Workshops page of for details of the workshops. The October newsletter will have details of the pot-luck dinner.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Cat Bordhi Book Signing @ The Whole Nine Yarns

Cat Bordhi will be doing a book signing at The Whole Nine Yarns on Sunday, September 27, from 11am until noon. The Whole Nine Yarns expects to have copies of Cat's new book, the second in her sock construction series, available. Stop by to meet Cat and get your books signed.

Click here Cat's web site.