News and updatesDrayton Machine Knitting Club have invited our club members to a talk by Bill King on the afternoon of Monday 7th October. There will be tea, coffee, cake and a raffle. Tickets cost £5 each. Please contact the club to book a place. https://www.draytonmkc.com/
The Southern Wool Show is at Newbury race course on the Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st September 2019. Details on their website https://www.southernwoolshow.co.uk/
Chipmunk Crafts in Bolton contacted us about their knitted jewellery kits. You can receive a 20% discount on their kits if you quote KNITONE at the checkout. Their website is https://www.knitsandkits.co.uk/
Nina brought along a copy of the latest local Hart Voluntary Action magazine.
The school room has been booked again for 2019-20.
There is no meeting is August. The next meeting will be the AGM and knit-and-natter on Tuesday 10th September. Please note this is the SECOND Tuesday in September, as the School term doesn't start back until Wednesday 4th September, so won't be open for the usual first Tuesday.
Due to the way the months fall next year, and the School closures, there will be 2 meetings in March 2020 (the month has 5 Tuesdays), and no meeting in April 2020. Reminder nearer the time.
The Machine Knitting Guild is merging with the Knitting and Crochet Guild. Our club has been a Machine Knitting Guild club branch for many years. We will be applying to be a Knitting and Crochet Guild club branch.
Summer knittingDiscussion about different light yarns to use for summer knitting, such as cotton and linen blends.
Discussion about crocheting blankets. Top tip: to add a name tag to a crocheted blanket, write the name on name tape and knot the tape into a corner of the blanket.
Show and tellJean made a leno weave scarf with a few added sparkles. Perfect for those cool summer evenings.
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