Category Archive: Knit & Stitch

May 29

Knit & Stitch April 2017

We met a week earlier than usual this month due to the Easter holiday period. However, as schools do not appear to co-ordinate their holiday dates we still managed to clash with grand-parenting duties in some cases! An assortment of projects were in hand at this session. A new ‘cosy cover’ was being knitted for …

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Mar 16

Knit & Stitch Mar 2017

My how time flies when you’re having fun! I just don’t know where the time went at our February session. It seemed that we no sooner had started than it was tea and biscuits and then home time! Show and tell included some lovely examples of cross stitch, some antique embroidered heirlooms, inspiring quilting, and …

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Nov 27

Knit & Stitch Nov 2016

How nice it was to get together with friends in our nice warm cheery village hall. We soon forgot about the gloom and rain outside as we got on with our cheerful chatter. Show and tell included a rather lovely kilt pin brooch which had been completed since our last meeting and some copper foiled …

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Oct 27

Knit & Stitch Oct 2016

Our October meeting was well attended with people having returned from their late summer break. It was also good to welcome a new member. Show and tell included some lovely lavender owls which had been completed since our last meeting. Work being undertaken again was varied, showing the range of skills and techniques covered within …

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Oct 16

Knit & Stitch Sept 2016

It was good to meet up again after our summer break. Show and tell covered a range of pieces which people had been busy working on over the summer. These included tapestry work, patchwork and sewn bunting, knitting, needlelace, fabric collage and papercraft. Quite an assortment of interesting crafts, demonstrating what a wide range of …

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Sep 07

Knit & Stitch Aug 2016

The group will restart after its summer break on September 19th. I’m looking forward to finding out what everyone’s been up to. Bring along whatever it is you are working on, or have recently finished. September traditionally is the time for making up lavender bags using lavender recently harvested from the garden. Ideas and materials …

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Jun 11

Knit & Stitch June 2016

The sun was shining, the bunting was fluttering and the 4 corgis welcomed us to the village hall for our monthly meeting. Show and tell included a colourful hand stitched felt key fob, finished off from our last meeting; a beautifully knitted jacket and some lovely handmade cards. Work was in progress on a wonderful …

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Jun 11

Knit & Stitch April 2016

Our April meeting saw the bringing together of the many pieces of bunting knitted by members in readiness for the start of celebrations of the Queen’s 90th birthday. Red, white and blue was very much in evidence and will no doubt add a bit of colour to this summer’s activities. Show and tell included a …

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Feb 22

Knit & Stitch Feb 2016

Some lovely projects are currently being undertaken by some members. A soft and cuddly crocheted cat was keeping an eye out and listening in on all the chatter! A lovely quilt in shades of blue was being hand quilted. It was interesting to see the tools used in this process. Quilters tape enabled accurate lines …

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Nov 26

Knit & Stitch December 2015

Christmas was definitely in the air at our November meeting. Penguins, snowmen, reindeers and gingerbread men joined bells, stars and Xmas stockings in embellishing the Xmas matts and pillows made in the session’s workshop. They will soon be brightening up hall tables offering a warm welcome to Xmas visitors. Show and tell items included two …

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