Meeting Schedule

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All currently scheduled BAKG events are virtual meetings for BAKG members only. In-person events are suspended until further notice. 

The Big Apple Knitters Guild meets on the second Saturday of every month, from 1 to 4 PM (unless otherwise specified) from September through June.  Our general meetings include:

  • Featured Guest Speakers—learn the latest from experts in the knitting world!
  • Show and Tell—present your finished projects to an appreciative audience!
  • Members-Only Raffle—win a skein of luxury yarn at our raffle drawing each month!
  • Beginners Circle—improve your knitting skills with help from fellow BAKG members!
  • Charity Knitting Table—knit for those in need!
  • KALs—join a knit-along and complete a project with the help of friends!

Come and join us!  At live meetings, guests are welcome—first visit is free; a nominal guest fee of $5 is charged on subsequent visits. This fee may be applied to annual dues if paid on the meeting day.

Remaining 2021 Meeting Schedule and Featured Speakers

Members-Only Events – Virtual General Meetings, held by Zoom

November 13: Tabbethia Habould, Owner and breeder, Long Island Yarn & Farm will discuss her experiences running a fiber farm. There will be a trunk show.

The format (in-person at NYSEC or remotely via Zoom) for these meetings is TBD:

December 11: Anya Cole (Seventh Avenue Handknit Designer, Hania New York) will speak about designing and craftsmanship.

2022 Meeting Schedule and Featured Speakers

January 15:   Sarah Solomon – Head of Knitwear Design, Harrisville Designs Inc.
February 12:  Rosemary (Romi) Hill – Designer of lace knitwear and Author
                                  (this Feb meeting has been confirmed as Zoom only)
March 12:       Yarn Auction!

Details for these events are provided in members-only communications, and on the members-only section of our website. To ensure security, membership status will need to be confirmed when logging on to each meeting.

Check back here for details about future meetings!

For more information about our meetings, contact BAKG Programs Chair Sharon Willard, at

For a list of previous meetings click here.

BAKG general meetings, workshops or other BAKG-sponsored events, whether in person or virtual, may be photographed and/or recorded by audio and/or video. By your in-person or virtual participation in these events, you consent to the photography and/or recording and to the use of your image and/or recording in print and social media.