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Welcome to MMKC!

The Midwest Machine Knitters' Collaborative provides a forum to promote fun, interest, appreciation, education, inspiration, and camaraderie in the art of machine knitting. All levels of experience are welcome!

About Us:

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Midwest Machine Knitters’ Collaborative, MMKC, was established in 2011. We are a collaborative that is passionate about machine knitting and the materials used in our craft. MMKC presents rosettes to the first place winners in a variety of machine knitting categories at the Minnesota State Fair and we encourage participation in all County Fairs and State Fairs.

MMKC is a member guild of The Textile Center of Minnesota.  To become a member of MMKC, use the Membership Dues link at the bottom of our home page.

Check out our Online Resources for links to machine knitting dealers, yarn shops, and machine knitting blogs.

Meetings:

We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm CST.  Pre-2020, our meetings were in person at the Textile Center of Minnesota. Currently, our monthly member meetings are held via Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please email us
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We always welcome and encourage guests to attend our monthly meetings (guests are welcome to attend two monthly meetings per calendar year, prior to joining MMKC).

2024 Upcoming Meetings:

  • January 9 - Learn to make your own die cut punchcards

  • February 13 - Knitting tour of the Shetland Islands

  • March 12 - The magical world of i-cord

  • April 9 - TBD

  • May 14 - Seaming: kitchener stitch (from the purl side and more)

  • June 11 - TBD

  • July 9 - Summer Picnic

  • August 13 - TBD

  • September 10 - State Fair Review, with an Emphasis on the MN State Fair

  • October 8 - TBD

  • November 12 - TBD

  • December 10 - Holiday Bingo!

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Trip to Rach-Al-Paca

Fiber Processing

Knit Togethers:

We knit together via Zoom on the third Saturday of each month. Bring your own project to work on, and share your progress with the group at the 9am, 1pm, and 4pm check-ins (all CST). This is a Member Only event, and we always welcome guest attendees (one visit per calendar year, please). We'd love to have you join us! Please email us for the Zoom link
. Be sure to check out our Membership page for more info on MMKC member benefits!

2024 Upcoming Knit Togethers:

  • January 20

  • February 17

  • March 16

  • April 20

  • May 18

  • June 15

  • July 20

  • August 17

  • September 21

  • October 19

  • November 16

  • December 21

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