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  • October 2018 - The Knit & Stitch craft group will soon be restarting after its summer break. Hasn’t it been a lovely summer? There has been plenty of time to get into the garden, go on lovely little trips out and do some summer stitching. So much easier on the eyes when the light is good and colours …
  • July 2018 - The group now has its summer closure, so there will be no meeting during July, August or September. The next meeting will be on the 3rd Monday of October. Next meeting: Monday 15 October 2–4pm at Ashford Carbonel village hall. Everyone welcome. Janice Forsyth
  • March 2018 - Our March meeting was full of lively chatter, bringing the sun out and giving a warm feeling which ignored the ice and snow outside. Show and tell included a crocheted Easter bunny nibbling on a needle felted carrot; a beautiful knitted blue tit; embroidered and beaded brooches of seahorse and owl; the beginnings of a …
  • February 2018 - Our February session started with some people sharing what they had been up to craftwise since our last meeting. A photo of the lovely knitted jacket which had now been completed was passed around. The actual garment was already being much worn and loved by its proud owner! A beautiful, colourful piece of needlefelting had …
  • January 2018 - What a lovely way to start the new year. A cosy gathering of friendly people sharing skills and experiences and having a good natter. Our January session started with sharing ideas on how to knit a little jacket without the original pattern. Some people do enjoy a challenge! Using an old jacket as a guide, …
  • December 2017 - What a lovely busy and bustling afternoon. ‘Show and Tell’ had a variety of pieces to show. Some colourful crotched creatures will be putting smiles on some young faces this Xmas; a sewing roll inspired by one of last month’s items; a pyrographed notebook; some knitted macaroon ‘biscuits’ which looked good enough to eat; some …
  • November 2017 - Knit & Stitch has restarted after its Summer break. ‘Show and Tell’ gave an insight into what everyone had been up to over the summer months. An amigurmi crocheted pussy cat, knitted jacket, appliqué and embroidery panels, a sewing roll holder made from lovely needlework themed fabrics, needle-felting and an assortment of quilted bags, including …
  • October 2017 - Knit & Stitch is about to restart after its Summer break. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone again and no doubt the ‘Show and Tell’ will reveal what everyone’s been up to. Please do bring your pieces of work to show, even if they are not quite finished. It’s always nice to see what’s been …
  • June 2017 - Phew! What a lovely hot summer’s day today was. Too hot to be out and about maybe, but just right for sitting in the cool of the village hall and being creative. The show and tell session saw a stunning quilt which had been 2 years in the making, but well worth the effort. The …
  • Knit & Stitch May 2017 - A lovely needle felted baby seal was presented to the group through the show and tell session. Made on a local day course, s/he won lots of hearts. Most people had another attempt at making a little macramé owl keyring. Having to be ambidextrous and working with both hands equally was a bit of a …