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We had two main themes this evening. The members were asked to knit squares of exactly 15 cm. A whole pile were made and these will be turned into a blanket. A discussion ensued ot the best way to do this. In the end it was decided that a Hague Linker be used . . . → Read More: February 2019 Meeting

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This month was a club meeting and started with some notices about events. We welcomed a visitor – Emy.

After that, we launched into the topic which is how to accurately find the tension. For next month members are asked to make some accurate 15cm squares of  knitting so we can create blankets . . . → Read More: January 2019 Meeting

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By Tricia

Our speaker in November was Alison Ellen, a hand knitting specialist and designer, who presented a slide show of her ideas and techniques along with a very interesting talk and a display of her garments.

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She . . . → Read More: November 2018 Meeting

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Christmas Ideas

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

mini wreathMini BellMini StockingBears Star and HeartSnowmenStarsGreen mini wreathLittle basket for treatsMini TreeStocking detailXmas StockingsFestive Tea Cosy

These are some of the interesting items brought by members.  Many of them were tree . . . → Read More: October 2018 Meeting

September 2018 Meeting

knitted curly fringe

Designer Evening

This is the start of the new programme,  so check the programme section of the website to see what is coming up in the months ahead, there are old favourites like the Party in December – what a great time we had last year – and new ideas – designer evenings . . . → Read More: September 2018 Meeting

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This month was a lovely club evening.  To start, as we had made some scarves and other items for charity,  Gill, our chairwoman, suggested we talked about our items. The aim was to use up some yarn from our stash by stranding together or knitting in stripes or just plain colours to use up . . . → Read More: July 2018 Meeting

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The start of the meeting was dedicated to a discussion of the 2017 entry for the Sherbourne Vase which we won.  Only recently did we get back the entry after it had been exhibited by the Guild at shows it attended.

We also discussed the 2018 entry which got a Highly Commended.  It was a . . . → Read More: June 2018 Meeting

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We had a wonderful talk from Jools Elphick who brought along a large range of her knitted hats.  She entertained us with a history of her work intertwined with anecdotes about her life.  Having started making garments she moved by degrees into hats and her designs are widely sought after by high-end retailers both . . . → Read More: May 2018 Meeting

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After the usual formalities of the AGM where the current committee was re-elected and Clare was co-opted onto the committee there was a show and tell where we showed off the small items we had made using various cone ends. 

[Show slideshow] Gill’s rubics cube ball Lyn’s polo neck insert Anu’s Attractive hat . . . → Read More: April 2018 Meeting and AGM

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There were two themes to the club meeting this month:

A continuation of last months meeting on cone ends. A look at other crafts our members indulge in.

First, we had a round-up of the other craft work some of the members brought it, it varied from beading, hand knitting and crochet to bag . . . → Read More: March 2018 Meeting

Programme 2019/2020 now available in draft

The programme for the forthcoming season is now available, as usual it is subject to changes

Please look in the Programme menu for the full list of dates