Coming Events

ESSS meetings and activities:

May 21 - 10:00 am-1:00 pm - Virtual ESSS General Meeting 

May 8 -12:00 noon-3:00 pm Hybrid Sit 'n Knit

 Note the starting time is 12:00 noon!

Wednesdays- 6:00 pm onwards -WIP club (use the  Zoom link-see below) Bring your WIP for the WIP challenge: get help and encouragement to finish (or even frog) it or any other knitting you would like to work on.

Friday "Happy Hour" - 5 pm onwards, bring your favorite Happy Hour beverage (the Webmaster's current favorite is hot chocolate but it will probably change with the weather)


Note that the Zoom link for all the above virtual (or hybrid) events is found here (you must log in to see )

May 14-Giveaway of Carol H. yarn, more details, click here

Other upcoming events of interest:

Virtual Events:

May 13-15, 2022 - Stitches Expo at home

May 12-15, 2022 - Virtual Vogue Knitting Live

June  9-12, 2022 - Virtual Vogue Knitting Live

June 11, 12, 18, 19, 2022 - Stitches at home

July 8-10, 2022 - Stitches Expo at home

August 6, 7, 13, 14, 2022 - Stitches at home

September 9-11, 2022 - Stitches Expo at home

October 7-9, 2022 - Stitches Expo at home

January 13-15, 2023 - Stitches Expo at home

February 11, 12, 18, 19, 2023 - Stitches at home

March 31-April 2, 2023 - Stitches Expo at home

May 6, 7, 12, 13, 2023 - Stitches at home

June 9-11, 2023 - Stitches Expo at home

July 8, 9, 15, 16, 2023 - Stitches at home

September 8-10, 2023 - Stitches Expo at home

October 7,  8, 14, 15, 2023 - Stitches at home

In Person Events:

May 1, 2022 - Weaving and Fiber Festival

June 13-16, 2022 - Vogue Knitting Destinations,

Lake Placid, NY

August 4-7, 2022 - Vogue Knitting Live, New York, NY

November 10-13, 2022 - Stitches SoCal 2022-Pasadena, CA

February 9-12, 2023 Vogue Knitting Live, NY, NY

March 2-5, 2023-Stitches West 2023 Sacramento, CA

August 3-6, 2023 Stitches Boutique 2023 Minneapolis, MN 

Note:  Stitches SoCal in 2022 is planned for Pasadena in November (see dates above) The call for vendors is already out.  It currently shows on the schedule as an upcoming event.  If you are interested in Stitches SoCal 2022, you may want to keep checking the Stitches website (linked above) and/or sign up for their newsletter so you will know when you can sign up for classes or Marketplace tickets.

Vogue Knitting postponed their show in January 2022 that was to be held in New York City.  It will be held in February, 2023 and Vogue will host a smaller event without vendors in New York in August, 2022, for more information click the link above.  Vogue has scheduled an in person event in Seattle, WA for April, 2022.  That event was postponed from March 2020.  You can sign up for the Seattle event in April here.

The Vogue Knitting Destinations in June is listed on their website (here) but there is no other information at this time, if you are interested in this event keep checking the website for more information.

Be sure to check out the great list of events at Knitter's Review:

Knitting and Fiber Events



A message from President Sarah W.


With May 1st  being on a Sunday this is one of those funny months, where the first week flies by and the meeting seems to be on the late side.  However there is lots going on to keep us busy, below is the information of the yarn give away this weekend.  Dont forget the meeting on the 21st is the LAST (Fingers crossed) on Zoom and from June we will be back in person at the Joslyn Center.

Please try and join the meeting (on Zoom, find the link below) so we can make sure you are aware of the requirements when we do finally meet in person.

The link for the Zoom Meeting is here (you can also find a link to it on the Members Only Page

A couple of upcoming events to enhance your stash!


As Sarah mentioned above, Leo passed away in mid April. Cathy S. has taken on the task of re-homing of Leo's yarn for his parents.  She has arranged for a yarn giveaway on Saturday, May 7.  You can find more information on the Members Only page by clicking here.


Carol H. is doing a serious destashing.  To help her in this endeavor, you are invited to a yarn giveaway in Joan W.'s backyard on Saturday, May 14.  More information about this yarn giveaway can also be found on the Member's Only Page by clicking here

Click the envelope below for a sample of the latest

Monthly Cable newletter

For members, a full copy of the newsletter is available here.

"Zoom Room" hours for social knitting

Monday-Thursday  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday                       2:00 pm -10:00 pm

          (Happy Hour starts at 4 pm on Fridays)

Saturday-Sunday     9:00 am-10:00 pm

Don't worry!  All the great recipe links that Charlene shared with us in February, 2021 can be found here