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March 2018

Yarns for all, & more

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Rd
Epping, NSW 2121 Australia
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A day for all yarn enthusiasts (knitters, crocheters, weavers, or just wearers) to meet and source beautiful Australian yarns (wool, alpaca, silk) & more, items from various traders of knitting machines, parts, manuals, patterns, tools, as well as handmade garments.  All in the one place so you can continue on with your craft. Come along, you never know what you'll find. If you're interested in learning to machine knit, this is a great day to come along and meet other…

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April 2018

Blacktown City Show

April 7 @ 9:00 am - April 8 @ 4:00 pm
Blacktown Showground, Richmond Road
Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia
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General Entries for: Art, Crafts, Photography and Needlework will be accepted on Monday 26th March and Tuesday 27th March 2018 between 5pm and 8pm. The macine knitting classes are as follows: KNITTING-MACHINE-DIVISION A Any article – baby Lady’s dress or suit Adult jumper or cardigan Rug, shawl or scarf, no seams Child’s jumper/cardigan/Dress Any other article not mentioned above People with disabilities

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Hawkesbury Show

April 20 @ 9:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Hawkesbury Showground, 40 Racecourse Road
Clarendon, NSW 2756 Australia
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The Annual Hawkesbury Show supports machine knitting and has the following machine knitting classes: MACHINE KNITTING Class 16329 Adult's Jumper or Cardigan Class 16330 Knitted Vest Class 16331 Baby's Garment Class 16332 Baby's Shawl Class 16333 Child's (2 years & over) Garment Class 16334 Winter Warmer's, e.g. scarf, hat, shawl, socks bed socks, bolero/shrug etc. Limit of 2 entries per exhibitor Class 16335 Knee Rug Class 16336 Any Other Machine Knitted Article Not mentioned above BEST EXHIBIT IN MACHINE KNITTING…

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Craft Alive

April 20 @ 9:30 am - April 22 @ 4:00 pm
Newcastle Racecourse Newcastle, NSW 2506 Australia + Google Map

Regional Australia's Leading Craft and Sales Expo over 3 Fabulous Days Join us for a weekend filled with learning, shopping, inspiration, and creating! Book your ticket now for faster show entry and $1 from every ticket goes to Quilts of Hope! Multiple tickets can be purchased at the one time using the drop down boxes.

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May 2018

St Ives Show

May 19 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm
St Ives Showground, Mona Vale Road
St Ives, NSW 2075 Australia
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The 2017 classes schedule for competition is listed below: SECTION E - MACHINE KNITTING CLASS E1 ANY GARMENT - to fit adult male or female E2 ANY GARMENT - to fit child, 2 years and over E3 ANY GARMENT - for a baby, up to 2 years E4 BABY’S SET - three or more pieces E5 ANY GARMENT - person with disability E6 OPEN - any article not covered by E1 – E5

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August 2018

Newcastle Stitches and Craft Show

August 16 @ 10:00 am - August 19 @ 4:00 pm
Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Showground, Brown Rd
Broadmeadow, NSW 2292 Australia
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The Stitches & Craft Show has a fresh new look filled with lots of new features. See the latest trends, products and supplies, be inspired by the creators and speak directly to the experts. The show is more than just an expo, it’s an experience. So dream it, create it, come along and make it. You’ll love it! Save Save

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General Meeting

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Burwood RSL Club, 96 Shaftesbury Road
Burwood, New South Wales 2134 Australia
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ENTRELAC DEMONSTRATION, STASH BUSTER CHALLENGE & GENERAL MEETING Date :             Saturday, 25 August 2018 Time:              10-2pm Location:       Club Burwood RSL,  96 Shaftesbury Road, Burwood, NSW Catering:       Morning tea, and a sandwich lunch provided August will be our half yearly general meeting with a twist.  We’ll be starting off with an interesting demonstration from Anne Kintominas, who has been experimenting with entrelac on the knitting machine. After the general meeting, this year’s stash buster challenge will be held, with a…

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September 2018

Live-in-weekend, Kincumber

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - September 9 @ 2:00 pm
St Joseph’s, 8 Humphreys Road
Kincumber South, NSW 2251 Australia
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This year we’ve moved our Live-In-Weekend to St Joseph’s in Kincumber South.  Come along for a weekend of machine knitting, catching up with old friends and making new ones.  Fully catered for the entire weekend.  Bring along a project you’ve been struggling with, something new you want to knit, or a technique you’ve always wanted to try but never had the time. The weekend is for all machine knitters including new knitters, experienced knitters and those wanting to try out the…

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Japanese Workshop

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Holmes Hall, George Street
Holmesville, NSW 2286 Australia
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Macknit 2018 Workshop series - No 3 Come along and learn about RIB JACQUARD, re-visiting Susanna Lewis specifically for japanese knitting machines including Brother and Singer models.   Free for members $20 for non-members BYO lunch

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Annual Members Day

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Epping Creative Centre, 26 Stanley Rd
Epping, NSW 2121 Australia
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Annually we hold a Members Day (open to the public) with a fashion parade by the Illawarra Machine Knitters. This day showcases our annual machine knitting competition, as well as members buy, sell, swap of excess yarns, knits, tools, equipment and more. Click here to find out more about our 2018_Open Members Day

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