Special Events


The Rochester Knitting Guild Welcomes
Kate Atherley

for 4 days of workshops this spring!

April 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th 2018
First​ ​Baptist​ ​Church​ ​of​ ​Rochester
175​ ​Allens​ ​Creek​ ​Road
Rochester,​ ​NY​ ​14618

Kate​ ​is​ ​the​ ​Managing​ ​Technical​ ​Editor​ ​and​ ​Editorial​ ​Assistant​ ​for Knitty.com.​ ​ ​She​ ​is​ ​a​ ​mathematician,​ ​which​ ​comes​ ​in​ ​handy​ ​in​ ​all​ ​aspects of​ ​her​ ​knitting​ ​work.​ ​ ​Kate​ ​is​ ​a​ ​highly​ ​regarded​ ​knitting​ ​teacher​ ​in Canada​ ​and​ ​around​ ​the​ ​globe.

Kate​ ​is​ ​the​ ​author​ ​of​ ​five​ ​knitting​ ​books​ ​(according​ ​to​ ​Amazon);​ ​the most​ ​recent,​ ​Custom​ ​Socks:​ ​Knit​ ​to​ ​Fit​ ​Your​ ​Feet,​ ​has​ ​been​ ​acclaimed across​ ​the​ ​knitting​ ​community.​ ​ ​She​ ​also​ ​has​ ​many​ ​ ​instructional​ ​DVDs as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​classes​ ​on​ ​Craftsy​ ​and​ ​other​ ​on-line​ ​venues.​ ​ ​If​ ​you​ ​search Ravelry​ ​Patterns,​ ​you’ll​ ​find​ ​260​ ​patterns​ ​by​ ​Kate!​ ​ ​She​ ​has​ ​many​ ​patterns​ ​that​ ​are​ ​extremely​ ​popular:​ ​ ​her Bigger​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Inside​ ​Shawl​ ​from​ ​Knitty​ ​has​ ​nearly​ ​2,000​ ​projects​ ​on​ ​Ravelry,​ ​and​ ​her​ ​Basic​ ​Ribbed​ ​Socks​ ​have over​ ​8,000​ ​projects!

According​ ​to​ ​Knitty,​ ​Kate​ ​loves​ ​double-pointed​ ​needles,​ ​kitten​ ​heels​ ​and​ ​strong​ ​coffee.​ ​ ​We​ ​hope​ ​she’ll​ ​love​ ​the Rochester​ ​Knitting​ ​Guild,​ ​too!

Click HERE for full class descriptions, supplies and other important information about the classes

Class Time
Class Title
Skill Level Required
Friday April 6, 2018 8am-10am (notice early start time!!) Short Row Skills Advanced Beginner/Intermediate
Friday April 6, 2018 10am-12pm Crochet for Knitters All
Friday April 6, 2018 1:30pm-4:30pm Fearless Finishing All
Saturday April 7, 2018 9am-Noon Going My Way: Work Socks the Way You Want Must have knit a few pairs of socks
Saturday April 7, 2018 1:30pm-4:30pm Next Steps in Lace Knitting Intermediate; should have some lace experience
Sunday April 8, 2018 9am-Noon Soxpertise! Intermediate; must have knit a few pairs of socks
Sunday April 8, 2018 1:30pm-4:30pm Stranded Colorwork for Beginners: The Cherry Fizz Hat Must have experience working in the round
Monday April 9, 2018 9am-Noon Next Steps in Cabling Must have some cable knitting experience
Monday April 9, 2018 1:30pm-4:30pm Expert Tips/Best Methods/Better Edges All

Please click HERE for the Spring Workshop Registration Form

Registration for 2017-2018 members will begin​ ​at​ ​the​
October​ ​9th​ ​Guild​ ​meeting​, following this procedure:

● Select your classes and submit​ ​payment​.

● Member registration will continue until the November 13th meeting; after that date, non-members may register if space is available.

● If not registering in person, please send registration with payment by mail to Cheri Switzer at the address on the form after October 9. No phone or e-mail registrations accepted.