The Rochester Knitting Guild is an organization in Rochester, NY that exists to promote learning about knitting, provide a social context for knitting, and encourage the public to learn to knit!

We are forming a committee to review and update the Guild By-laws. If you would like to be involved, please email [email protected].

2023-2024 Dates

As we welcome in a new year of the Rochester Knitting Guild, we also welcome in a new group of Board Members! Meet them here!

In person meetings are held at:

Temple B’rith Kodesh in the Social Hall, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

We gather at 6:30 pm for socializing. Formal meeting starts at 7 pm.

The following dates have been finalized for the 2023-2024 term:

  • September 11th at Temple B’rith Kodesh : Welcome Back
  • October 16th at Temple B’rith Kodesh
  • November 13th at Temple B’rith Kodesh : Shop Night
  • December 11th: Roxanne Richardson, virtual meeting on Zoom (members only)
  • January 8th at Temple B’rith Kodesh
  • February 12th at Temple B’rith Kodesh: Book auction mini circular caston workshops
  • March 11th: Scandinavian Knitting Traditions and Symbolism in Nordic Knitting, with Kristin Drysdale, virtual meeting on Zoom (members only)
  • April 8th: Knitting and Living in Shetland, with Janette Budge, virtual meeting on Zoom (members only)
  • May 13th at Temple B’rith Kodesh, Yarn Auction
  • June 10th: Quinzi Lodge gathering, more information to follow

Spring Retreat

Spring Knitting Retreat
At Camp Stella Maris, Livonia, NY
March 1-3 2024

Come Treat Yourself to a Weekend of Knitting Fun!

Spring Workshops

April 26, 27 and 28, 2024 via Zoom – RKG Spring Workshops featuring Colorwork Around the World. Our Spring Workshop classes will feature colorwork techniques from The Shetlands with Janette Budge and from Scandinavia with Kristin Drysdale, and will offer options for introductory level as well as more adventurous level classes.

  • The Shetland classes will take us from color selection (authentic Shetland and beyond) to final steeking.
  • The Scandinavian classes will feature several different yarn and color management techniques and skills and also a Scandinavian Slipper class to put those skills to work!

Board Meetings:

  • December 18
  • January 22
  • February 19
  • March 18
  • April 22
  • May 20
  • June 17