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1.    The Knitting Guild Association (TKGA) is a nonprofit and the only national organization dedicated specifically to knitting!
  • We serve as a national presence representing you and your stitching art to the world.
  • Anyone across the globe can find us on the World Wide Web, and we regularly provide additional promotions in various media.
  • We also represent TKGA to the trade groups in the industry, such as The National NeedleArts Association and the Craft Yarn Council of America.

2.     Member magazine, Cast On - unlike any other knitting magazine published today, Cast On is a Member magazine, an educational journal published quarterly by TKGA for the benefit of The Knitting Guild Association's members.

3.     TKGA Correspondence Courses – it’s up to you to choose which one to take first. They're all great! 

4.     TKGA Master Knitting Program -- provides meaningful evaluation of your knitting skills. Earn a Master Knitter title, certificate and pin!

5.     TKGA Annual Conferences -- where you can gather with other knitters and catch up on all that is going on in the knitting world! Make new friends. Take classes and improve your skills. Go shopping! Show off your latest creations.
  • As a member, you enjoy free entry TKGA’s Conferences/Knit & Crochet Shows.
  • You also get a member discount on classes and activities at TKGA Conferences/Knit & Crochet Shows.
  • And you can participate in the member fashion show at Conference banquets.
6.    Free Member Confirmation Pattern - We show our appreciation for your support and renewal of membership with things like free patterns with your member confirmation or renewal.

7.    Member E-Newsletter - Receive a quarterly TKGA Member e-newsletter, to keep you up-to-date on activities and news.

8.    Online Bonus Patterns - Enjoy frequent Cast On Bonus Patterns, posted exclusively for members.

9.    Member Wearables and Jewelry - Shop for TKGA member pins, shirts and other logo items you can order.
10.    The TKGA Web site has Member-Only pages set exclusively for member viewing, giving members access to such things as:
  • Cast On archives – find many previously published articles and patterns
  • Application for starting a TKGA Guild 
  • Find the most recent quarterly TKGA Member e-newsletter here
  • Find member Bonus patterns here
  • And more!

 See also the TKGA Member Benefits Page for more details on the wide range of benefits.

We would love to have you join us!  Sign up for your TKGA membership today!

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