Knit the Community

Knit-a-thon sponsor sheet Dec 2017


 Bi-weekly Knitting Circles

Biweekly knitting circles continue at St. Margaret’s . All are welcome–beginners, experts, children, crocheters, etc. Bring any handwork and come enjoy the warmth of the group. Meetings take place on the first and third Fridays of the month in the library of St. Margaret’s Church. FMI: Contact Jillian, jillianliver@gmail.com or Sara (978)325-0045


 
Many thanks to all who contributed, supported, and attended the KnitMaine-ia fashion show last Saturday. The little mermaids were adorable, and the Fair Isle sweaters were impressive. With the silent auction we raised around $1,191 for New Hope for Women. Thanks for your generosity! A special shout out to Peter Walker for hanging all of the afghans, and staying to take them down. If you have knitwear that you contributed, you will find it upstairs in the room next to the nursery.  
 
Donations are still being accepted. Parishioners can make checks payable to the Women of St. Margaret’s with New Hope in the subject line. In addition, we will have DVDs of the show available for $10.  

 


Come celebrate local knit and crochet artistry modeled on the runway, hear live musicians Splendid Ibis, bid on hand-knit shawls at our silent auction, win a door prize, sip cider and savor delicacies at the reception to follow. Watch out for mermaids and octopi! This year’s theme: Sea Creatures.
When: October 14th at 2pm
Where: Belfast Boathouse
What: Fashion Show benefitting New Hope for Women
How:$12/ ticket at the door
Who: Presented by the Women of St. Margaret’s

 


Sea Creatures coming to the Boathouse!
The KnitMaine-ia Fashion Show is planning ahead for their 8th annual event to raise money for New Hope for Women in October. Though all submissions are accepted to be modeled for the event, this year the theme is Sea Creatures. Think mermaids, lobsters, whales, sea anemones…..Consider knitting or crocheting a project that represents this uniquely local theme. The submission deadline is Sept. 29th for the October 14th show. FMI: Contact Jillian, jillianliver@gmail.com or Sara (978)325-0045
 
Click here for submission form

Knit-a-thon

Love to knit with others and give back at the same time? Join us on March 18th for our bi-annual Knit-A-Thon to raise money for people in need. The event will take place at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church  located at 95 Court St. in Belfast, from 8am until 8pm. Stay for an hour or two, or spend the day! Bring a friend and any type of handwork. All funds collected for the event will benefit the Community Love Fund, which provides money for families and individuals facing medical, housing and/or other serious needs. FMI and a sponsor form click here 
 

 
 
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Friday Evening Knitting Circle! IS BACK!
Every First  and Third Friday of the month from  4 – 6:00 p.m. in the
St. Margaret’s Parish Library.

 
Community Knit-A-Thons 

 Bi-annual Knit-a-thons to raise money for fuel assistance, the food pantry and Habitat for Humanity are generally held in March and November.  


Three Little Kittens Project Still Seeking Mitten Donations!  +  Hats, Gloves or Mittens for Men at the Re-Entry Center

Please consider donating a pair of mittens to kids in Waldo county. Clean gently-used, store bought or hand crafted mittens are welcome.
Hats and gloves or mittens for the men at the Re-Entry Center. Please turn them in at St. Margaret’s Parish Office, 95 Court Street, Belfast.FMI contact knitmaineia@gmail.com