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Central Virginia Knitting
5700 White Oak Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24502
+1 (434) 239-7762
Contact: Beth Doan
We are a fairly new group of knitters with a variety of interests and experience. We meet on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month in order to knit, chat and learn from each other. Plus we do excursions to knitting related places (like great yarn shops). We would be happy to teach novice and beginning knitters! Just get in touch for the location of the meetings and the exact times.

Fiber Guild of the Allegheney Highlands
210 Snyder Ln.
Blue Grass , VA 24413
+1 (540) 474-2537
Contact: Faye Chapman
Serving the Potomac and Allegheny Highlands of VA and WV. We hold monthly meetings in members homes, with several workshops per year.

River City Knitters
12521 Heather Grove Rd.
Glen Allen, VA 23059
+1 (804) 364-1735
Contact: Sharon Dintaman
World Wide Web:
We are a new guild--just about to hit our 1 year anniversary. We have 65 members who meet the 4th Saturday of the month at the Tuckahoe Library. Please check our website for changes in time and place as we do field trips and workshops also. Dues are $20 per year and we post all news and meeting recaps on our website.

Prince William Purlers
Manassas, VA 22192
Contact: susan blair
The Prince William Purlers celebrate our craft by sharing it with others. In our monthly meetings, we teach each other the latest techniques and featured guests introduce new perspectives. Optional charity projects provide an opportunity to share with the community. Although our guild members have diverse backgrounds, we are all brought together by knitting. Join us and enjoy the company of others who also love to knit. We meet the first Monday of every month from 7 9 p.m. at the Baptist Outreach Hearth And Home Senior Adult Day Care Center, 8730 Sudley Rd, Manassas, Virginia. Please e-mail our president, Susan Blair, at for further details.

Knitting Artists of Northern Virginia
c/o Fred L. Packard Center
Annandale, VA 22003, VA 22003
+1 (703) 642-9166
World Wide Web:
The Knitting Artists of Northern Virginia is more than 90 members strong. Our Guild is very active with other local knitting groups and national knitting guilds. We provide services and create projects for local charities, offer an exciting monthly program for our membership, maintain a knitting library and donate books and magazine subscriptions to local libraries -- all consistent with our mission to promote the art of knitting in our local community. KANV meets on the third Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. and the first Saturday morning each month. Dues are $15 per year. We have a great time together and welcome knitters of all experience levels.

Knitch Knitters Guild of Blacksburg, VA
Lutheran church
NW corner of Tom's Creek and Price's Fork roads
Blacksburg, VA 24060
+1 (304) 466-3000
Contact: Debbi Young
World Wide Web:
Knitch Knitters meets the second and fourth Monday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. Dues are $12 a year, and we are a TKGA-affiliated guild. Do join us for a meeting if you're ever in the Blacksburg, VA, area!

Knitting Guild of Tidewater
PO Box 442
Port Haywood, VA 23138
+1 (804) 693-5736
Contact: Irene White
We are a happy group of knitters that meets on the third Wednesday of each month at
7:00 p.m. at the Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center in Gloucester Courthouse, VA.
Each meeting consists of a business portion, a program presented by one of our
members, and Show and Tell where each member has the opportunity to share her
current project or something of related interest. We end each meeting with
refreshments provided by two members. Membership dues are $12.00 per year
collected at the September meeting. This entitles you to attend meetings, vote, and
receive our newsletter "A Continuous Thread". We also have newsletter memberships
for $6.00 per year. It is an excellent newletter and contains at least one pattern and tips
and techniques each month. We sponsor workshops annually. In the last few years, we
have had Joan Shrouder, Beth Brown-Reinsel, Alice Starmore; Priscilla Gibson-Roberts,
and Sandy Terp. We also have booths at several local craft fairs throughout the year.
These are a great deal of fun and sometimes bring us new members. Among our
knitters are retired professionals, homemakers, teachers, nurses, attorneys, computer
specialists, real estate sales person, and professional arts and crafts persons. If you
are near the Middle Peninsula of Virginia on the third Wednesday, please drop by.

Liisu Spinners
190 Eastridge Rd
Ridgeway, VA 24148
+1 (540) 957 1174
fax: +1 (540) 957 2644
Contact: Merike Saarniit
Although we formed as a handspinners' group, we all also knit, many weave as well. No formal membership, no dues, no officers, no agendas. We meet at Liisu Farm on the 4th Wednesday each month to share, help and inspire each other, and simply have an afternoon of "warm fuzzies". Sometimes only 3 or 4 come, other times we have many more. We're located about an hour south of Roanoke VA, about 45 minutes north of Winston-Salem/Greensboro NC. Feel free to call or email for specific directions.

The Hanover Knitting Guild
Hanover County, VA
+1 (804) 730-7411
Contact: Shirley Helm
We meet at the Atlee Library on Rt. 301, near 295 at 10AM to 12AM, on the third Saturday of each month. Ask about our "Knit and Chat" evenings at the same library in the evening. We have interesting and informative programs, knit for our selves and our families and also contribute to Caps for Kids and the American Red Cross' Web of Hope. We do have fun and are growing. Come see us!

Loudoun Knitters
Rust Library
Leesburg, VA 20176
+1 (703) 7711383
Contact: Kym Hipp
Meetings are held every second and fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Location may change based on room availability at the library so call ahead if this is your first time attending to be sure we are going to be there! There is no fee and we usually sit and knit and offer show and tell. Knitting advice dispensed freely so all levels of skill welcome!

Lost Arts Guild
Thistle Cove Farm
Rt. 1 Box 351 Cove Road
Tazewell, VA 24651
+1 (540) 988.4121
fax: +1 (540) 988.0621
Contact: Sandra Bennett
The Lost Arts Guild of Southwest VA (formerly called Southwest VA Knitting Guild) meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Tazewell County Library from 7 to 9 p.m. (Some of us pre-meet at the Alley Cat Cafe on Rt. 460 East for a Dutch treat dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 before the guild meeting.)
Our membership concentrates on the fiber/textile areas but anyone who works with organic/natural materials is invited to join. We have potters, leather workers, herb gardners, paper makers, quilters, etc. Dues are $10 per family per year and includes a quarterly newsletter. You are cordially invited to attend a meeting and share your expertise.

Shenandoah Knitting Guild
230 Miller St
Winchester, VA 22601
+1 (540) 662-0088
Contact: Jean Allen, President
Our Guild, an affiliate of TKGA, meets the second Friday of every month at the Godfrey-Miller Home, 28 S. Loudoun St., in Winchester, VA. The meetings starting at 10:30am and consist of a business meeting, Show and Tell, and a program or teaching session. Dues are $17.50 annually, payable in January. We have 40+ members from the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley. A monthly newsletter goes to every member.

South-central Virginia Fiber Artist Guild
c/o Patricia Ramsey
RR 2 Box 564 - B
Appomattox, VA 24522
+1 (804) 248-9234
Contact: Patricia Ramsey
Meets second Tues. every month usually in Farmville Va. Newsletter available on request. Please include a SASE. Fiber artists of all types are welcome.

Niche Knitters
860 University City Blvd.
Blacksburg, VA 24060
+1 (540) 961-0226
Contact: Shelley Boardman
The guild meets every other Monday from 9am to noon at the Stitch Niche in Blacksburg, VA.

Shenandoah Spinners & Knitters
1290 Sunset Lane
Waynesboro, VA 22980
+1 (540) 949-0828
Contact: Edie
We meet the last Tuesday of each month at the Waynesboro Public Library. Sometimes we have programs; sometimes we just sit and knit.

Tidewater Knitting Guild of Virginia
c/o Margaret Murray
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
+1 (757) 424-2498
Contact: Margaret Murray
The Tidewater Knitting Guild of VA meets the first Monday of every month at Westminster Canterbury at 7:30 P. M. Each meeting has a business portion, a show and share, and a knitting related program or workshop. We average an attendance of 35 at our meetings, all very friendly, all knitaholics. Come for a visit!

Knitting Artists of Northern Virginia
c/o Fred L. Packard Center
Annandale, VA 22003
+1 (703) 642-9166
Contact: Vita Simon
KANV meets the third Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the above address. Dues are $10 per year. Meetings generally have some structure--a speaker, a technique, a demo--followed by Show and Tell. Regularly scheduled meetings include a January Yarn Market, December Holiday Party, and a spring fashion show.

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