Guild Events

Below is a calendar of events that are offered by the guild.

Cancellation Policy: There is no refund on registration fees. While we understand that circumstances may arise that cause your plans to change, we must adhere to a business policy. Because it is impossible for Madison Knitters Guild to favor one individual situation or circumstance over another, we adhere to our policy in all situations and make no exceptions to our cancellation policy. We offer a forum where you can post notices to find a substitute. 

Upcoming events

    • 06/19/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • Fitchburg Library, 5530 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711
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    If you cannot attend Basic Entrelac with Sandy Gordon on June 19....please, send an email and cancel. 

    There are 13 people on the wait list for this class and seating is limited.  If you are unable to attend, email and let us know so that all the seats will be occupied!!


    Due to the high level of interest, Basic Entrelac, will be offered one last time before the summer vacations begin.

    Learn the basic Entrelac technique.  We will also discuss various projects for the Entrelac technique.

    Suitable for beginners.  

    No homework required.  

    Required Supplies - Bring to class: Worsted  weight yarn, LIGHT color, with corresponding needles, preferably 8 or 9, (straight or circular) and stitch markers.

    Teacher: Sandy Gordon

    • 07/06/2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • Segoe Park


     Come out for an evening in the need to pack a carts will be available starting at 5:30 pm and the music starts at 6:30.  

    Segoe Park is located off Segoe Road between Mineral Point Road and Tokay Blvd.  

    The group for this first of four July nights is Cajun Strangers.  This is definitely a family friendly event...  Pack a blanket or chair and bring your knitting.

    Questions:  Contact Jane Grogan (


    • 07/09/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Sequoya Library

    Summer Knitting

    Monday July 9 6-8:30 pm  

    Sequoya Library (corner of Tokay and Midvale Blvds), Room B

    Come for informal knitting with MKG Friends old & new.

    Bring your summer knitting to show...take advantage of this opportunity to get your questions answered or to find inspiration!


    No registration required!


    Questions?   Contact Jane Grogan (



    • 08/04/2018
    • 7:45 AM - 7:30 PM
    • Schaumburg, IL
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    Registration is closed


    Renaissance Convention Center Schaumburg, IL

    Saturday, August 4, 2018

     Registration opens July 1!  Check your stash, review your project queue and then make your lists!

    Enjoy a huge vendor market for your shopping pleasure, sign up for an afternoon class, find out what's new by watching free demos, enter to win door prizes and meet your favorite designers and authors.

    Plan to share the experience of STITCHES MIDWEST with your current and new MKG friends.  Bonus side trip to IKEA available on this trip.

    NOTE:  The arrival time will not allow for registering for morning sessions, but afternoon classes may be scheduled.

    Members: $45     Non-Members: $55

    REGISTER BY July 30

    The bus will leave the Dutch Mill Park & Ride at 7:45 am and return around 7:30 pm

    Questions: Contact Jane Grogan (



    • 08/13/2018
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM


    SUMMER KNITTING FINALE…August 13th 5-9 pm

    Including Member Stash Sale

    Warner Park Shelter



    Plan to come to the last informal SUMMER KNITTING night before

    the start of regular meetings for 2018-2019

     Come for the gala evening of knitting with friends and family. Bring a picnic dinner (beer and wine IS allowed in the park)…and bring along your knitting…

    Check your stash to see what odds and ends you have that may become the treasure or project saver for another knitter.  Bring your wares and change for this sale event.  Come to sell or come to buy but definitely come for the evening!

    Plan to arrive between 4:45 -5 to set up for the sale which starts at 5.

    Show off your summer knitting while enjoying the last MKG summer event.


Past events

06/13/2018 Short Rows – How to execute and implement - with Kim Langley-
06/11/2018 Summer Knitting
05/19/2018 Cast On! - Useful Cast On Techniques -
05/14/2018 May Guild Meeting--MEMBERS ONLY
04/28/2018 Learn Steeking! -
04/14/2018 Short Rows – How to execute and implement - with Kim Langley-
04/09/2018 April Guild Meeting-MEMBERS ONLY
04/08/2018 Knit a Square, Create a Cuddly Creature
04/08/2018 Edgings/Flowers/Embellishments
04/07/2018 Fantastic French Cord (aka:I-Cord)
04/07/2018 Knitting Block by Block
03/16/2018 MKG Knit-In 2018
03/12/2018 March Guild Meeting
02/12/2018 February Guild Meeting
01/19/2018 Winter Retreat 2018
01/08/2018 January Guild Meeting
12/11/2017 December Guild Meeting
12/03/2017 Bohus KAL Meeting
11/19/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Finishing help in time for the Holidays!
11/13/2017 November Guild Meeting--MEMBERS ONLY
11/13/2017 Knit Connections: Mini-Skein Swap
11/13/2017 Double Knitting Off the Grid
11/13/2017 Multi-Color Double Knitting
11/12/2017 Two Pattern Double Knitting
11/12/2017 Introduction to Double Knitting
11/05/2017 Bohus KAL Meeting
11/04/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Math for Knitters with Mary Hamel
10/24/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Mitered Squares with Sandy Gordon
10/14/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Portuguese-Style Knitting with Mary Jo Harris
10/10/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables with Sandy Gordon
10/09/2017 October Guild Meeting- MEMBERS ONLY
10/09/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Taking our Measurements with Margy Blanchard
10/09/2017 Helen Allen Textile Collection Tour
10/09/2017 Helen Allen Textile Collection Tour
10/02/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Double Knitting with Mary Jo Harris
09/30/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Lace: How to Read a Chart with Barbara Rottman
09/24/2017 Bohus KAL Kickoff
09/11/2017 September Guild Meeting
09/09/2017 WALK & KNIT RELAY
08/14/2017 Summer Knitting
07/17/2017 Summer Knitting
05/08/2017 May Guild Meeting -- Members Only
05/08/2017 Member Stash Sale
05/06/2017 SPRING SAFARI 2017
04/10/2017 April Guild Meeting
04/10/2017 Stories in Stitches Sampler
04/10/2017 Lithuanian Beaded Wristwarmers
04/09/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
03/26/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
03/17/2017 Knit-In!
03/13/2017 March Guild Meeting -- Members Only
02/22/2017 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables
02/19/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
02/15/2017 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 2
02/13/2017 February Guild Meeting
01/25/2017 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 1
01/22/2017 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Socks
01/20/2017 Winter Retreat 2017
01/09/2017 January Guild Meeting
12/12/2016 December Guild Meeting
12/11/2016 Deck the Halls
12/11/2016 Embellished Knitting
11/14/2016 November Guild Meeting
11/13/2016 Math for Knitters
11/13/2016 5 Knit Buttonholes You Need to Know Now
11/06/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Mittens
11/05/2016 Neigborhood Knits - Crochet for Knitters
10/23/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Mittens
10/17/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Mitered Squares
10/15/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Getting Started with Double-Pointed Needles
10/10/2016 October Guild Meeting -- Members Only
10/10/2016 1-Day Sequence Knitting Workshop
10/10/2016 Brown Bag Exchange: 2-Color Knitting
10/09/2016 1-Day Sequence Knitting Workshop
09/27/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Two Color Knitting
09/18/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Two Color Knitting (Sweater) AND Mittens
09/12/2016 September Guild Meeting
09/10/2016 WALK & KNIT RELAY
08/07/2016 Stitches Midwest
05/11/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks - The HEEL
05/09/2016 May Guild Meeting (Members Only)
05/09/2016 Member Stash Sale
05/04/2016 Neighborhood Knits - Mitered Squares - 2016
04/29/2016 Neighborhood Knits -An Introduction to One-Color Brioche Knitting
04/27/2016 Neighborhood Knits -Introduction to Sock Darning
04/11/2016 April Guild Meeting
04/11/2016 A Taste of Lace with Andrea Jurgrau, Bad Cat Designs
04/03/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
04/02/2016 Spring Safari to the Vesterheim
03/18/2016 Knit-In 2016
03/14/2016 March Guild Meeting
03/13/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
02/21/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
02/13/2016 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 2
02/08/2016 February Guild Meeting
01/22/2016 Winter Retreat 2016
01/13/2016 Mad Rollin' Dolls Knitting Session 1
01/11/2016 January Guild Meeting
01/10/2016 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
12/14/2015 December Guild Meeting
12/13/2015 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
12/09/2015 Neighborhood Knits -Mittens-Let's Knit a Little Thumb
11/30/2015 Neighborhood Knits -Ravelry 101
11/18/2015 Neighborhood Knits -3 Ways to Create Buttonholes
11/16/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Crochet an Ornament Cover
11/15/2015 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
11/09/2015 November Guild Meeting
11/04/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Head's Up--Hat Knitting Skills
10/29/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Provisional Cast On
10/23/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Double Knitting
10/18/2015 Knit Along (KAL) Top Down Sweater
10/14/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Kitchener Secrets
10/12/2015 October Guild Meeting (Members Only)
10/12/2015 The Edge of Color
10/12/2015 Embellishing Knits
10/06/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables - October 6, 2015
10/03/2015 Vogue Knitting Live! Chicago Bus Trip
09/19/2015 All About the Scalloped Edge: Finishing a Traditional Haapsalu Shawl or Scarf
09/19/2015 Nordic Color--Roositud, An Inlay Technique From Estonia
09/18/2015 Estonian Cuffs
09/17/2015 Traditional Estonian Mittens
09/14/2015 September Guild Meeting
08/22/2015 Secrets of the MKG Website or Everything you wanted to know but didn't know how to ask . . .
08/05/2015 Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection Private Showing
07/07/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Making Magic Balls
06/26/2015 MKG Stitch 'n Pitch with the Mallards
05/11/2015 May Guild Meeting (Members Only)
04/28/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Crochet a Snowflake
04/18/2015 Knitting Safari - Spring 2015
04/13/2015 April Guild Meeting
03/28/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (2 of 2)
03/21/2015 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (1 of 2)
03/09/2015 March Guild Meeting
02/20/2015 2015 Knit-In
02/09/2015 February Guild Meeting
01/12/2015 January Guild Meeting
12/14/2014 Knit Along - Sweater Shaping
12/01/2014 December Guild Meeting
11/20/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Magic Loop Method for Socks
11/17/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables
11/16/2014 Knit Along - Casting on our Sweaters
11/10/2014 November Guild Meeting
11/10/2014 Fresh Fair Isle
11/09/2014 Scandinavian Colorwork
11/09/2014 Two Color Knitting - Let's Begin
11/05/2014 Neighborhood Knits - I-Cord Cowl: An Introduction to I-Cord (class 2 of 2)
10/29/2014 Neighborhood Knits - I-Cord Cowl: An Introduction to I-Cord (class 1 of 2)
10/25/2014 Vogue Knitting Live in Chicago
10/20/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Math for Knitters
10/19/2014 Knit Along - Checking our Swatches
10/13/2014 October Guild Meeting (Members Only)
10/13/2014 Lace Techniques
10/12/2014 The Final Touch: Finishing Class
10/10/2014 Design Master Class
09/21/2014 Knit Along - Taking our Measurements
09/08/2014 September Guild Meeting
08/11/2014 August Bonus Guild Meeting
08/09/2014 Stitches Midwest
06/28/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Summer Shawl Party
06/18/2014 MKG Stitch 'n Pitch with the Mallards
06/07/2014 Knitting Safari 2014 Minneapolis
05/31/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Portuguese-style Knitting
05/12/2014 May Guild Meeting (Members Only)
05/03/2014 Double Knitting Inside Out
04/29/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Cables
04/22/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Magic Circular Cast-On
04/19/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Mobius Cast On
04/15/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Judy's Magic Cast On
04/14/2014 April Guild Meeting
04/13/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Getting Picked Up!
04/08/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Mitered Squares
04/07/2014 Neighborhood Knits - The Essential Hat
04/05/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Jogless Knitting in the Round
03/14/2014 A Night with Franklin Habit
03/14/2014 2014 Knit-In March 14-16
03/12/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Keep Calm and Cast On - Teaching Others to Knit
03/10/2014 March Guild Meeting
02/27/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (2 of 2)
02/20/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Socks (1 of 2)
02/15/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Mattress Stitch
02/10/2014 February Guild Meeting
01/22/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Principles of Color For Knitters
01/19/2014 Neighborhood Knits - Kitchener Secrets
01/13/2014 January Guild Meeting
12/09/2013 December Guild Meeting
12/08/2013 Knit Along - Fit to Flatter
11/13/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Beginning Lace
11/11/2013 November Guild Meeting
11/02/2013 Vogue Knitting Live! Bus Trip
10/14/2013 October Guild Meeting
09/09/2013 September Guild Meeting (Members Only)
08/10/2013 Stitches Midwest Bus Trip
06/12/2013 MKG Stitch 'n Pitch with the Mallards
06/01/2013 Knitting Safari - Summer 2013
05/13/2013 May Guild Meeting
05/05/2013 Neighborhood Knits - 2-Color Knitting with Ease!
04/25/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Portuguese Knitting
04/16/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Provisional Cast On
04/08/2013 April Guild Meeting
04/06/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Basic Crochet Animals
03/11/2013 March Guild Meeting
03/08/2013 2013 Knit-In
02/28/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Double Knitting
02/18/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Choices from the Beginning!
02/11/2013 February Guild Meeting
01/25/2013 UFO Retreat
01/15/2013 Neighborhood Knits - Brioche Knitting
01/14/2013 January Guild Meeting
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