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Knittin' To It Club
1532 Fairway Drive, Apt. 201
Naperville, IL 60563
+1 (630) 416-7249
Contact: Isaura Perez
email: stylist@mindspring.com
World Wide Web: http://home.mindspring.com/~stylist/
Please check the website for additional information about dates the club meets, location and time to meet. Our club due's are $50.00 for the year.

snbEvanston
Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Kadie
email: fijicat81@aol.com
World Wide Web: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/snbevanston/
We have two options for meetings:
Monday 7:30pm
Starbucks on Main Street in Evanston
519 Main St
Evanston, IL 60202

Saturday 3pm
Borders 2nd floor cafe
1700 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL 60201

Join us. Bring a project. Bring a friend!

Esther's Place Fiber Arts Guild
201 RT 30
Big Rock, IL 60511
+1 (630) 556-9665
fax: +1 (630) 556-3476
Contact: Natasha Lehrer
email: info@esthersplacefibers.com
World Wide Web: http://www.esthersplacefibers.com
Our guild welcomes knitters, spinners, weavers and fiber lovers for a time of fun, fiber and fellowship! Bring a project and a potluck dish to pass to our monthly meetings-the forth Monday of the month, from 6-9. We meet at Esther's Place in Big Rock, a western suburb near Aurora, Sugar Grove and Yorkville. Please join us!

Windy City Knitting Guild
Chicago, IL 60625
Contact: Nina Savar
email: nsavar@smith.alumnae.net
World Wide Web: http://www.windycityknittingguild.com
The Windy City Knitting Guild is a group that stresses the enjoyment of knitting, rather than the formality of a guild. We meet at the Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Refreshments are served at 6:45, meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. Membership dues are $25 per year. Come join us and see what we're all about, bring your knitting for "show and share"! Feel free to email me or visit our website for more information.

Have Yarn - Will Travel
Frankfort/ Mokena, IL
+1 (708) 280-2897
Contact: Kathleen Wierzbicki / Carol Brendler / Joyce Maslon
email: KathyWZ@yahoo.com
World Wide Web: http://www.haveyarnwilltravel.com
Want to learn to knit or crochet? We will teach you and we will come to you! All supplies will be included in the price. See our website for more information.

Southern Illinois Fiber Arts Collective
John A. Logan College
Room G125
Carterville, IL 62918
Contact: Ruth Cook
email: irishspinr@yahoo.com
We meet from 6:30-9:00pm every Tuesday and are fairly informal and only slightly structured. Come and go as you wish. We also meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month (same time) at the old Lakeland Baptist Church building at the intersection of E. Grand and Giant City Road in Carbondale, Illinois. Everyone is welcome.

Bayview Knitting Guild
635 N 66th St
Quincy, IL 62305
Contact: Becca Ruggiero
email: becca@knityourdreams.com
World Wide Web: www.knityourdreams.com/bayview
We meet the 4th Monday of each month except December, at the Quincy Public Library, from 6:30 to 8 PM. Membership requires a love of knitting and is free. Please come join us. 6/30/2005

Hyde Park Knitting Guild
Chicago, IL
+1 (773) 933-6877
Contact: Charlene Allen
email: gdcook60617@yahoo.com
Please update Hyde Park knitting Guild info:
New contact above. We meet on the 1st Sunday of every month 2P-4P at the Coop on East 47th street, 2nd floor. Our activities and member requirements remain the same.
Thank you

Rock'n Knitters Guild
11064 Cemetery Rd.
Capron, IL 61012
+1 (815) 569-2595
fax: +1 (815) 943-2312
Contact: Harriet Roll
email: hrroll2@sltic.com
For hand and machine knitters. Meets the 4th. Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm at Spring Creek Congregational Church, 4500 Spring Creek Rd.,Rockford, IL. Visitors welcome.

KnitTEENS
Mokena Community Public Library District
11327 West 195th Street
Mokena, IL 60448
+1 (708) 479-9663
fax: +1 (708) 479-9684
Contact: Kathleen Wierzbicki
email: KathyWZ@yahoo.com
Our KnitTEENS meeting every Friday from 3:30 - 4:30 pm at the Library (you will hear our knitting needles clicking as you enter the doors of the Library). All are welcome to join our KnitTEEN circle! Grades 4th and up, however, parents are welcomed also. We are currnetly working on charity afghans for the "Warm Up America" Foundation.

InterKnit Machine Knitters Club
College of DuPage
Lambert Ave.
Glenn Ellyn, IL
Contact: Kathy M
email: kathym@net56.net
World Wide Web: http://www.interknitmk.org
As of 2003 we are at this new location and address. Still the 2nd Sat. of the month at 10 a.m. dues $30 yearly with monthly meetings. Show & Tell, Field Trips and Seminar.

Knittin' To It Club
1532 Fairway Drive, Apt. 201
Naperville, IL 60563
+1 (630) 416-7249
Contact: Isaura Perez
email: stylist@mindspring.com
World Wide Web: http://home.mindspring.com/~stylist/
We are a machine knitting club and we meet in January, March, June, Sept. and Nov. We have Novices to Published members. We have a Guest Demonstrator at every meeting. Presently membership fee is $40.00, with a special November meeting for an extra charge. All Knit Club meeting will be held at the Ramada Inn of Burr Ridge at I-55 and County Line Road. Meetings will begin at 12, noon and end at approximately 4pm. For additional information please call or e-mail the contact person. We look forward to meeting you.

Twisted Sisters Fiber Arts Guild
211 North Jefferson Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896
+1 (618) 937-3573
Contact: Elaine Ketring
email: toniknits@yahoo.com
We meet every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., at Joann Fabrics (in the pattern area) in Carbondale, IL. We are a very unstructured group, no officers, no dues, no newsletter. We just get together and have a great time. (As of 2/7/03)

Twisted Sisters
211 North Jefferson Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896
+1 (618) 937-3573
Contact: Elaine Ketring
email: toniknits@yahoo.com
We meet every Wednesday at 6:30 at Barnes and Noble in Carbondale, IL. We are a very unstructured group, no officers, no dues, no newsletter. We just get together and have a great time.

Springfield Flock Knitting Guild
90 Andover Drive
Springfield, IL 62704
+1 (217) 546-2415
Contact: Sheryl Roethlinger
email: imahp1@aol.com
The Springfield Flock meets on the second Sunday of each month at 2pm at Knit Wits Quality Yarns, 3419 Chatham Road, Springfield. Dues are $5/year. Lots of fun with fellow knitters, charity knitting, classes, etc. Please Join Us!

Bayview Knitting Guild
2933 Gardner Expy
Quincy, IL 62301-7528
Contact: Becca Ruggiero
email: becca@becca-r.com
World Wide Web: http://www.becca-r.com/bayview/
Meets 2nd Monday of each month (except November) at the Quincy Public Library. Meetings are from 7 to 9 PM. Inquire at the front desk for directions to the meeting room. Membership is FREE and open to anyone with a desire to learn more about knitting!

Hyde Park Knitting Guild
16448 S. Michigan
South Holland, IL 60473
+1 (708) 596-9892
fax: +1 (708) 596-0178
Contact: Anna Brothers
email: abrothers@ameritech.net
Our meeting are held in Chicago on the 4th Sunday of each month in the Hyde Park Co-op lower level
meeting room from 2-4. We have hand and machine knitters, beginners to experience. We have 1 to 2
guest speakers per year with club members giving demos, caps for kids, field trips and other events.
Membership dues are $20.00. For more information, please call and leave message at number listed.

Cultured Purls of McHenry County
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
+1 (847) 639-0930
Contact: Dawn Adcock
email: dawn@3gcs.com
Fun and friendly group of knitters meeting together to share our ideas and our love of knitting, and to spread knitting in our community. All are welcome to join us! Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Meetings are twice a month. Second Tuesdays at 7:30pm at the United Methodist Church in Crystal Lake, corner of Dole and Crystal Lake Ave., for our formal meeting.
Fourth Tuesdays at 7:30pm at the Barnes and Noble store on Rt. 14, in Crystal Lake, for informal knitting and chat night.

InterKnit Machine Knitters Club
Eaton House on Geneva Rd.
2 blocks East of Rt.59
West Chicago, IL
+1 (630) 232-8618
Contact: Kathy Montgolf
World Wide Web: http://www.inil.com/users/adampost/interknit/home.htm
We meet once a month on the second Saturday at 10 AM. We have hand and machine knitters, novices to published. All are welcome. Generally we have 2 special guest speakers a year with club memebers giving demos, caps for kids, field trips and other fun events during the year. Presently membership is $30. For more info please call and leave message at number listed.

Cast Away
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Contact: Anne Claxon
email: aclaxon@yahoo.com
World Wide Web: http://www.homestead.com/castawayguild/
The Cast Away is a new guild that is affilated with TKGA. We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Elk Grove Library. Membership dues are $15.00 per year. Activities include Show and Share, trunk shows, educational sessions for both machine and hand knitters and special functions. Come join us and share our passion for knitting. Please contact Anne Claxon with any questions or if you need directions.

Windy City Knitting Guild
Chicago, IL 60625
Contact: Joy Davis
email: davisjoy@ameritech.net
The Windy City Knitting Guild is a group that stresses the enjoyment of knitting, rather than the formality of a guild. We meet at the Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago on the 3rd Tuesday of every month except August and December. Refreshments are served at 6:45, meeting begins at 7:15 p.m. Membership dues are $20 per year. Come join us and see what we're all about, bring your knitting for "show and share"! Feel free to email me for more information.

West Suburban Knitting Guild
Hinsdale Public Library
Garfield & Maple Streets
Hinsdale, IL
Contact: Karen Raz
email: kraz@mediaone.net
Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm.

Nifty Knitters Knitting Guild
C/O Beverly Varney
Libertyville, IL 60048
+1 (847) 362-8133
Contact: Roxanne Gilbertsen
email: rbgilbertsen@yahoo.com
We meet monthly, year-round, on the third Monday of each month. Activities include education sessions for all levels of knitters, knitting projects for local hospital and shelters, and knitting trunk shows. Dues are US $12.00 per year. Call Beverly Varney, or contact Roxanne Gilbertsen via email for more information.

Bayview Knitting Guild
Quincy, IL
Contact: Becca
email: becca@rnet.com
Meets 2nd Monday of each month (except November and December) at the Quincy Public Library. Meetings are from 7 to 9 PM. Inquire at the front desk for directions to meeting room.


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