Inaugural Re-start Meet & Greet

Hello BK Crocheters and Knitters! Here's my attempt to restart the group! I was thinking our first meeting can be something very informal and low-key. I reserved Room 7 at the Brooklyn Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Hopefully this is enough lead-time to convene us all. If you're interested, we could plan to meet for lunch a little earlier and then head to the Library for post-lunch yarnworking. :-) What do you say? Are you in?

Join or login to comment.

  • Annmarie

    Just want to share the link for free patterns from Red Heart:
    http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns

    1 · November 6, 2013

  • Jason A.

    I just want to tell you all THANK YOU for making Saturday's meetup a success. I am such a mush that I started to tear up when the room was so full of conversation and laughter that I couldn't make out the conversation. It was a really cool moment: a room full of folks of all ages and both genders with personalities ranging from quiet to boisterous, but we were together and having a great time all in the name of being the Brooklyn Crochet & Knit Meetup group! To anyone who doesn't believe in the power of crafting, I say phooey! :-)

    3 · November 4, 2013

    • vera c.

      I agree! It was great!

      November 4, 2013

  • Annmarie

    It was fun -- Jason is amazing! Thanks for organizing and thinking of new places for us to crochet and knit together. Looking forward to the next Meetup!

    1 · November 3, 2013

  • Tawana

    ah i wish i knew about this yesterday but i will make the next meetup.

    November 3, 2013

  • vera c.

    Lots of Fun! Met some very nice people. Jason is great! Thanks Jen for helping me out!

    November 2, 2013

  • Jen P.

    It was a lot of fun! Good to see people I already knew, and to meet new friends.

    November 2, 2013

  • Kimberly

    I really enjoy myself first time I am out in years. Looking forward to another meet up. Love being around people who have the same interest as me.

    1 · November 2, 2013

  • Cathy

    I R M&G was pretty "cool" ! :) Thanks Jason for being such a gracious host. And, I might add, you are quite an entertainer, I quietly enjoyed your muse.

    1 · November 2, 2013

  • Alexandra

    I'm going to be late... I will be there by 2pm. :-)

    November 2, 2013

  • Annmarie

    I'm here too!

    November 2, 2013

    • Kimberly

      Me too but they said 1pm to get into the room

      November 2, 2013

  • Alyce

    Something came up. Will still try to make it, although obviously late.

    November 2, 2013

  • Jason A.

    I'll see y'all at 1:00 pm in Room 7. :-). I'm wearing a bright yellow hoodie sweater. If you need me, you can text me at[masked]

    November 2, 2013

    • Kimberly

      Ok I have pink sweater

      November 2, 2013

    • Cathy

      Hi. I am already here. I will be down soon and on time.

      November 2, 2013

  • Starchild

    Sorry, I won't be able to come. I'm not feeling well.

    November 2, 2013

  • crystal v.

    I knit and crochet

    1 · October 31, 2013

  • Alyce

    Great opportunity to work on a Christmas order I have to make lace angels.

    October 28, 2013

  • Jasmain K.

    Getting nervous in all the excitement!!!!

    October 28, 2013

  • Jason A.

    Hello everyone! Our "inaugural re-start" meetup is just six days away. (Who's counting? LOL.) I can't wait! I am going to be bringing along some goodies for giveaways, so I am extra excited about that. Also, I will be bringing some treats from my stash that I haven't gotten around to using yet. I invite all of you to do the same; we can pick up a few things we need and also send stuff we don't need to places where it is needed. It's like locavore recycling. LOL.

    A lot of folks expressed interest in lunching beforehand, so I am going to coordinate that as a separate meetup; stay tuned for details!

    Best wishes,

    Jason

    October 28, 2013

  • Nadine

    Sorry! Have to work on 11/2 and 11/9. This is hardly ever the case, so will come to the next meetup. I will be there in heart and spirit!

    1 · October 27, 2013

    • Christine J

      It happens sometimes Nadine,there will be other meetings..this happens to me aslo..just had to miss a meet up myself :)

      October 27, 2013

  • Jason A.

    I am so excited that there is so much excitement! :-)

    @Alicia: Since you live right in the area, are there any lunch venues you can suggest? Otherwise, I will take a look on Opentable and see what's in the vicinity.

    @Therese, @Ashley, @Annmarie, @Cathy, and @ Kimberly: I will come up with a plan for lunch as soon as possible.

    @Louisa: I hope you can make it, but I understand if you can't!

    @Cassandra: I am super excited too!

    1 · October 11, 2013

    • Jason A.

      @Kimberly This Meetup is at the main BK Public Library at Grand Army Plaza. The exact address is in the Meetup on the Meetup page.

      October 15, 2013

    • Alicia

      There are a lot of great options on Vanderbilt. Maya Taqueria is really good and has a variety of options (including vegetarian options) if people are interested in South American. Not much space, but I think that will be a problem with a lot of restaurants in the area. (Sorry for the late reply things have been a little busy)

      October 27, 2013

  • Christine J

    Hello all

    October 27, 2013

  • THERESE ROSS C.

    The area has changed so much since I grew up over there but on Washington Ave there are a few little restaurants. Also I see some new things have popped up on Vanderbilt Ave. Are we able to have food in the room at the library? Because then maybe we could all just bring what we like and eat together?!

    1 · October 11, 2013

    • Jason A.

      Hi Therese! I am not sure, but I don't think we can bring food into the room at the library. :-(

      October 15, 2013

    • Nadine

      Hi, yes, Jason is correct. No food in the small meeting rooms. Also interested in having lunch at someplace nearby. I've never been, but there is a small Cuban restaurant on Flatbush with cheap eats. A friend went and loved it. Just a suggestion...open to others : )

      October 18, 2013

  • Cathy

    Where would lunch be held exactly?

    October 10, 2013

    • Jason A.

      Lunch would probably be at a restaurant within walking distance of the library. I'll put together more details ASAP.

      October 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What librayr? Grand Army Plaza?? What should I bring?

    October 12, 2013

    • Jason A.

      Yes, the Grand Army Plaza library. No need to bring anything then yourself and a project to work on and show off. :-)

      October 15, 2013

  • Alexandra

    I've never been to a crochet meetup, but I'm really excited to join! I've been dying to make this beautiful thread-crochet scarf http://www.favecrafts.com/master_images/Crochet/crochetdenimscarf.pdf, but I'm having a lot of trouble with the pattern (I'm not used to diagram patterns at all!). Much obliged to any experienced crocheters who could help me out this weekend!

    :-)

    2 · October 13, 2013

    • Jason A.

      I've been dying to work with thread too! I have dabbled, but I feel like my fingers are too big to work well with those tiny steel hooks. I'm still dabbling though and trying to make my mom a doily for her dining room table centerpiece!

      1 · October 15, 2013

  • Nadine

    YEAH! Love the idea, and looking forward to it!

    3 · October 15, 2013

  • Kimberly

    Lunch sounds good.

    October 10, 2013

  • Annmarie

    I'm in for lunch too!

    October 10, 2013

  • Ashley

    Lunch sounds great!

    October 10, 2013

  • Kimberly

    I can't wait!!!

    October 10, 2013

  • Louisa Blubaugh G.

    Jason...I want very much to hook up with your group! This one will be tentative however. Much going on right now, but want you to know I want to meet you all!! It willhappen.

    October 10, 2013

  • Cassandra D.

    First time with this group. I'm in and excited.

    October 9, 2013

  • Alicia

    I actually live right by the Library. So I will be there. Also digging the lunch idea.

    October 9, 2013

  • THERESE ROSS C.

    I'm in and I LOVE the lunch idea

    1 · October 9, 2013

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sometimes the best Meetup Group is the one you start

Get started Learn more
Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy