Heart of Illinois Knitting Guild
An affiliate of the Knitting Guild Association
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Welcome to the Heart of Illinois Knitting Guild
A group of knitters dedicated to education, quality workmanship and sharing their passion for working with yarn and needles!

Welcome Knitters!!!


Our Meetings

The guild meets for coffee and conversation at 9:00 AM and the meeting begins at
9:30 AM the first Tuesday of every month in the
Memorial Hall
Maple Lawn Homes
700 North Main
Eureka, IL

Our May meeting is coming up!!! Tuesday, May 7th we are back at Maple Lawn in Eureka. We will be making beaded stitch markers at the May meeting. If you haven't signed-up and paid your $5.00 yet, it is not to late if you would like to make these. Please let Luann Mehl or Char Rickey know if you plan to participate. We are asked to bring any beading or wire tools we have to the meeting.

Also, if you made the felted soap at last months meeting at Knitting Universe bring it to the meeting along with any other items you want to share at show and tell. See you all then!

NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOME!!! All levels - beginners through expert - are welcome to join us.

The HOI Guild members knit for the following charities:

  • Maple Lawn gift Shop - Dish cloths, scarves, small bag for keys, any small handmade item, doesn't have to be knitted
  • St Francis NICU - Preemie caps and booties Christmas crib booties
  • St Francis PICU - hats, thumbless mittens, slippers, especially 4" - 6"
  • St Jude - Linus Blankets

Preemies - 24X14"
Newborn 24X36"
Toddlers 36X45"
Child/Teen 40X60"

  • Warm Up America - Afghans 49X60"
  • Southside Mission - Scarves, hats, mittens for women and children
  • Crittenton Center - Baby blankets


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