The Knitting Guild of
Greater Buffalo
Fall Seminar - October 18-19, 2014 



We are very excited to welcome Melissa Leapman to Buffalo.  Melissa is a prolific author and teacher and her classes are always in demand at Stitches, Vogue Live and other Knitting Events.  Classes are $35 each for members ($40 for non-members).  Please make sure that you are a member before you send your seminar materials in.  Do not send membership dues or registration with your seminar registration.  For your convenience, you may join or renew membership on line and pay with paypal. 

1.  All registrations postmarked or received by Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from

Guild Members will be registered in order of receipt for as many classes as you wish. 

2.  All registrations postmarked or received after Wednesday, September 24, 2014, by Guild members or non-members, in order of receipt.

We expect classes will sell out quickly, and a waiting list will be kept.  Don’t delay!!


Class Descriptions:

Sat.  9 - 12: Cable Variations -  Thinking about adding a new “tier” to your “basic cable package”? Expand your options! In this workshop, you’ll knit up several fun and unusual cable stitch patterns and motifs, including some that utilize color and lace techniques.

Sat. 1 - 4: Flatter Yourself – fully fashioned secrets of the pros – In this fun hands-on workshop, learn how designers use fully fashioned shaping to create flattering sweaters.  No matter your shape, use your knitting prowess to create knockout pieces that fit and flatter.

Sun.  9 - 12: Double Knitting:  With this fascinating knitting technique, both sides of the knitting appear to be stockinette stitch.  In a few fun hours, learn how to knit and design for this technique.

Sun. 1 - 4: StashBuster Magic – Got yarn? Transform even your tiniest bits and pieces into a beautiful, one-of-a-kind jacket!  In this hands-on workshop, learn designer secrets for creating a using a magic ball of yarn while knitting a mini version of this one-piece wonder.  Best of all, no one will ever suspect it was crafted from leftovers!  Magic indeed.
Note: Must be comfortable working in the round on double pointed needles or proficient at magic loop or knitting in the round with 2 circular needles on as few as 8 stitches



Mail (or deliver) your registration to:

                                                                Cecile Shmookler

                                                              210 Saranac Avenue

                                                               Buffalo, NY 14216

Registrations received or postmarked by Wednesday, September 24, 2014 will be given first preference

Checks are to be made payable to Knitting Guild of Greater Buffalo

For registration for classes,  enclose a check for $35.00 per class ($40.00 per class for non-members).  One check for all classes desired.

______ Sat. October 18 - 9am - 12n:  Cable Variations

______ Sat. October 18 - 1pm - 4pm: Flatter Yourself

______ Sun. October 19 - 9am - 12n: Double Knitting

______ Sun. October 19 - 1pm - 4pm: Stashbuster Magic

Number of classes _____ x $35 ($40 for nonmembers) = _______ Amount enclosed

 Class registration confirmation will be sent by email.

*Name:   ___________________________________________

*E-mail Address (please print clearly): _____________________________

*Daytime Phone number (cell # is preferable): ____________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________

* Information Required.  Note: for class registration you must have an email address to receive confirmation and homework/supply list.  If you do not have an email address of your own, please list the email address of someone who will forward this information to you.


 Please click  below for registration form. 

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