Leicestershire Machine Knitters

Andrewes St, Leicester

Calendar 2017-18

We meet on the 1st Wednesday and the 3rd Thursday of the month during term time.

Demonstrators are shown in brackets - where no demonstrator is given, this is a general discussion meeting for everyone to bring samples.

Other Manor House 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!!

All meetings are occasionally subject to change due to matters outside our control. We do endeavour to keep the programme updated if possible.

Current programme

1st Wednesday

3rd Thursday

Other MH events / External events

no meeting

September 21st
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 2017-18.

October 4th
Workshop - ribber cover

October 19th
Professional Necklines (Sheila)

October 28-29th
Big Textile Show - we will run a stand here

November 1st

November 16th
Chunky machine work (Bob / Jane / Joy)

December 6th
Workshop - Bill King techniques

December 21st
Social, Annual Knitting Competition and raffle

December 5th
Christmas lunch at Leicester college (Freemans Common Campus) - £17.50

January 3rd

January 18th
Single motifs (Sheila)

February 7th

February 22nd

March 7th
Workshop / your choice

March 22nd
Pockets (Jane)

March 15-18th
The Creative Craft Show (Birmingham NEC)

April 4th
Workshop / your choice

April 19th
Thread lace (Sheila)

April 8th MK Live, Nottingham

May 2nd
Workshop: Clair Crowston
All members who would like to attend, please give your name to a committee member. We need a deposit ASAP please.

May 17th
Single bed colour changer

June 6th
Single bed and double bed colour changer

June 21st
Launch of project - knitting shawl or scarf using one punch card / different stitch patterns

July 4th
Knit your choice of project chosen in June

July 19th
End of year social including raffle AND judging of shawl / scarf project. Please bring food to share and a raffle prize.

Aug 15th
Workshop and committee meeting

Dec 4th

Christmas meal, 12pm

Where we meet:

West End Centre
Andrewes Street (off Hinckley Road)