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Welcome to Bookham Knitting Club

This page gives details of forthcoming events and previous meetings.

Based in Great Bookham in Surrey, UK we are an old established club and we always welcome new members. We would love you to get in touch if you are a machine knitter in  Surrey, we currently have members from quite a wide area – Wimbledon to Guildford, Twickenham to just south of Dorking. See the Contact Us in the menu above for a contact form.

Dates and Times

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 8pm.  The hall is open from around 7:45 for setting up.  We have no formal meeting in August but try to arrange a fun event for those not on holiday.

Venue

To view full information about the club, the venue and meetings click here

Recent News

  • Sadly our friend and fellow club member Gillian died in January. She was a regular at the club and came to most meetings even though she was in poor health quite often. Gillian loved crafting and was very skilled, painting, making jewellery, knitting and sewing. She regularly ran a craft stall for a hospital charity which she supported with many

Updates on Forthcoming Meetings

This section will give information about any changes to the next meeting or more detailed information – view look under the Programme menu.

May Meeting with a Speaker

This month we are lucky enough to have a speaker. Mariangela Bruna is an London based Italian textile designer. Her machine knitwear is made with pure wool and finished with hand knit or crochet. Please invite any friends who may be interested and let them know the fee for visitors is £8 as we have a speaker.

Future events

The Guild of Machine knitters has a comprehensive list of events here
Previous Meetings

April 2019 Meeting

This month was the AGM and this took up the first half of the meeting, after re-electing the current committee, ...
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March 2019 Meeting

This was another club meeting - we had a demonstration on Fisherman's rib by Frances our expert on Brother machines, ...
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February 2019 Meeting

We had two main themes this evening. The members were asked to knit squares of exactly 15 cm. A whole ...
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January 2019 Meeting

This month was a club meeting and started with some notices about events. We welcomed a visitor - Emy. After ...
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November 2018 Meeting

By Tricia Our speaker in November was Alison Ellen, a hand knitting specialist and designer, who presented a slide show ...
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October 2018 Meeting

Christmas Ideas This was a regular club night with members bringing along ideas, patterns and items made for Christmas.
knitted curly fringe

September 2018 Meeting

Designer Evening This is the start of the new programme, so check the programme section of the website to see ...
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July 2018 Meeting

This month was a lovely club evening. To start, as we had made some scarves and other items for charity, ...
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June 2018 Meeting

The start of the meeting was dedicated to a discussion of the 2017 entry for the Sherbourne Vase which we ...
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May 2018 Meeting

We had a wonderful talk from Jools Elphick who brought along a large range of her knitted hats. She entertained ...
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April 2018 Meeting and AGM

After the usual formalities of the AGM where the current committee was re-elected and Clare was co-opted onto the committee ...
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Programme 2018/2019

The 2018/2019 programme, please look in the Programme menu item.