Knitting Club

I feel like at quest there is a club (or many) for everyone. There are currently 40 ratified clubs on campus and that number is always growing. Anyone is able to create a club and ratify it with the Student Representative Council as long as it is open to all and passed by the ministers. There are clubs that meet regularly and others that mostly plan events, discussions, etc. One club that meets every week is the knitting club. A few first year students started the club last year and have received funding for supplies and opened up their home to anyone every Tuesday at 7. Very skilled knitters attend, as well as people who are are go to learn. The club has piles of yarn and boxes of needles for beginners to use and some sort of yummy sweet treat is always at the clubs get-togethers.

Each week they post a creative attention grabbing reminder that knitting club is happening. Below are some of my favorites:Screen Shot 2015-01-26 at 11.07.39 AM

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Screen Shot 2015-01-26 at 11.08.08 AMThe knitting club is by drop in. There are no expectations that you will attend each week, so just if you have time and want to attend that week, then that’s great. I probably end up going about once a month. This last week I went because I had a scarf that got snagged and needed some love while other times I go to work on a current project and spend time with wonderful people.

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Screen Shot 2015-01-26 at 11.10.26 AMAnother awesome thing about the club is that they are flexible with other events happening on campus. When there are other events happening on campus that fall during the same day and time of regular knitting club meetings they meet in different locations. During different students presentations, speakers that come to campus, etc. they will have knitting club at those venues so no one misses out.

*All photos taken from Jordan (one of the knitting club founders) on the kitting club Facebook page.*

 

 

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