Leicestershire Machine Knitters

Andrewes St, Leicester

Calendar 2019-20

We meet on the 1st Thursday and the 3rd Wednesday 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.

IMPORTANT: DUE TO CORONA VIRUS WE WILL NOT BE MEETING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

1st Thursday
7pm-9pm

3rd Wednesday
10am-2pm

Other club events / External events

September 5th
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 2019-20.

September 18th
Punch cards / correcting mistakes and resetting for necklines

October 3rd
Playing with different punchcards to discover effects

October 16th, 10am-4pm
Sue Booth (pressing garments)

October 26/27th
The Big Textile Show
Volunteers needed to help out, please!

November 7th
Techniques for toy making

November 20th
Making toys

December 5th
Social including a raffle, judging toys - please bring raffle prizes
1st, 2nd and 3rd in both categories

December 18th
Open free day, also spinning demonstration, tickets at door

December 10th (Tue)
Christmas lunch at the Red Cow

January 9th
Project jacket

January 22nd
Hems, ribs, waste yarn

February 6th
Shaping

February 19th
Continue making garment

March 5th
Bands, pockets, finishing

March 18th
Joining garment together

March 19th-22nd
The Creative Craft Show (Birmingham NEC)

April 2nd
Show and tell

April 15th
Bill King 10-4pm

April 5th (Sunday)
MK Live, Nottingham

May 7th
Bring in samples knitted subsequent to Bill King workshop

May 20th
Free day


June 4th
Social evening - bring something for buffet

June 17th
Bobbin lace demonstration

Where we meet:

LCIL
West End Centre
Andrewes Street (off Hinckley Road)
Leicester
LE3 5PA