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Eleven members attended our Zoom meeting and it was wonderful to see and hear what everyone is up to.  Many are knitting as well as sewing and all seem busy.  Barbara showed us a lovely child’s sweater with a snowman on the front, done on the knitting machine.  She has been asked to . . . → Read More: October 2020 Zoom Coffee Morning Meeting

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This  was a now customary Zoom meeting. However, as your webmaster was otherwise occupied there is no detailed write up.

Just the following to note – it has been felt that these meetings on Zoom will continue until at least Christmas given the demographics of the club members.

Margaret gave details of some . . . → Read More: September Meeting 2020

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Another really enjoyable virtual coffee morning.  Lots of members had items to show everyone again this month.  Some people are prolific knitters or sewers as you’d expect. 

Barbara had hand knitted a cosy cardigan Frances had made a smashing black and white scarf and hat all in one using the Alison Dupernex stitch . . . → Read More: August 2020 Meeting on Zoom

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Several people responded to the Royal Surrey Hospital’s request to have knitted dolls or teddies with face masks, these wil be given to children in hospital to help alleviate anxiety caused by seeing the nurses and doctors in masks.

Here are two collections:

Barbara and Gill’s masked dolls Teddies in Scrubs by . . . → Read More: Teddies with face masks for Royal Surrey Hospital

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Another sucessful meeting using Zoom, we are getting quite good with it and around 12 people managed to get online this month.

After a general chat, we started with a Show and Tell session, nearly all the items knitted were cardigans, they must be inspired by the cool summer weather we’ve had recently:

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This was the second meeting using Zoom the online meeting system.  Most members managed to take part, we held the meeting as a Coffee Morning with a starting time of 10:30 and had  2 x 40 minutes to show off our makes.  Thank you to Margaret for organising this.

As there were no . . . → Read More: June 2020 Meeting

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We had a very jolly Zoom meeting with 13 people attending,  instead of an evening meeting we held this in the form of a coffee morning. Several people had items for the show and tell including Barbara who had done several baby items in both hand and machine knitting.   The Chair’s “homework” was . . . → Read More: May 2020 Meeting

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This was cancelled due to to Covid-19 pandemic.

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At the March meeting we looked at different stitch techniques by the designer Bill King. We chose to look at single bed work only. All involved hand manipulation of stitches and a discussion followed of where these patterns could be used. Various difficulties were discussed as to yarn and tension required for moving several . . . → Read More: March 2020 Meeting

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This month our focus was the technique of plating.  In this, two yarns are used, one appears on the knit side and one on the purl side.  Using patterning such as tuck stitch both in single bed fabric  and ribbed fabric, the yarns can appear on the opposite side. This makes an interesting . . . → Read More: February 2020 Meeting