Leicestershire Machine Knitters

Andrewes St, Leicester

Calendar 2021-22

We meet on the 1st Thursday and the 3rd Tuesday of the month during term time, and our year runs from September to July.

Demonstrators are shown in brackets - where no demonstrator is given, this is a general discussion meeting for everyone to bring samples. All meetings are occasionally subject to change due to matters outside our control. We do endeavour to keep the programme updated if possible.

Other events - please submit your name to the club secretary if you wish to attend. Other outings may be arranged throughout the year. Watch this space!!

Past programmes are viewable - 2017-18 and 2018-19.

1st Thursday

3rd Tuesday

Other club events / External events

September 2nd
AGM - £4 annual membership fee due (subs free night). Your chance to vote for committee members and to have a say with regards to the future of the club. We welcome your input and suggestions for the programme for 2021-22.

September 21st

October 7th
Maintenance and setting up a ribber. Library will be closing, please taken any books you would like.

October 19th
Have a go at bobbin lace, bring a cushion

November 4th

November 16th
Start project, choose pattern, thread and tension

December 2nd

December 21st
Nibbles, raffle

December 3rd (Friday)
Xmas meal, Gynsills Farm side of County Hall. £5 deposit required at October meeting

January 6th

January 18th
Work on project

February 3rd

February 15th

March 3rd

March 15th

April 7th

April 19th
Completing project, show and tell. Any problems/issues with project

May 5th
Demo using a single bed colour changer

May 17th
Putting a single bed colour changer into use, exploring its many uses OR own project, help with problems

June 2nd
Bank holiday, no meeting

June 21st
Looking at the ribber bed and exploring its many uses. Racking, pattern knitting on both beds, circular knitting OR own project, help with problems

July 7th
Using a linker to join seams and bands

July 19th
Lidia Higson will be demonstrating two topics chosen by ourselves. £5 fee for meeting plus usual charge

August 4th
Using a double bed colour changer

August 16th
Practical exercises using the double bed colour changer OR own project, help with problems

September 1st

September 20th

Where we meet:

West End Centre
Andrewes Street (off Hinckley Road)