The Knit Wits Continue to Create and Inspire

Bin Davis

The hooks and needles are still flying at the Knit Wits’ meetings every Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. in Room 4 at SaddleBrooke One’s Craft Rooms. We are welcoming back the snowbirds who find it easier to knit and crochet when their fingers aren’t frozen.

Recent activities for the group include a trip to Grandma’s Spinning Wheel, followed by a delightful lunch at the Canyon’s Crown Restaurant and Pub, organized by Linda Hood, and a wonderful and festive holiday luncheon at The Preserve, thanks to Bobbie Forsch and Eileen Zelmanow.

Many of our members are willing to share their special skills with classes. The latest was a lesson in Tunisian crochet offered by Jan Kendall Leap. Recently, Linda Hood taught us how to place a lifeline in our knitting projects, because mistakes do happen.

The Knit Wits have two ongoing charities: One is making hats for Kids’ Closet, and the other is creating layettes for military families. The hats range from little kid to adult sizes and from the classic to the fun and silly, while the layettes may become keepsakes for a family.

Whatever your level of skill, we invite you to join us for a couple of hours of socializing, learning, and teaching, often followed by lunch and a further opportunity to develop meaningful acquaintances with your fellow crafters.