Leicestershire Machine Knitters

Andrewes St, Leicester

Calendar 2018-19

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

3rd Wednesday

Other club events / External events

September 6th
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 2018-19.

September 19th
Caroline's scarf

October 4th
Poppies (Bob and Jane)

October 17th, 10am-4pm
Sue Booth workshop

October 13th (Sat)
Cossington St library pop-up
October 27th / 28th
Big Textile Show

November 1st
Bob demonstrates scarf for libraries

November 14th
Your own choice / practice scarf
(Yes, this date is out of order but room is already booked!)

December 6th
Social including a raffle and machine-knit/hand-knit competition
1st, 2nd and 3rd in both categories

December 19th

December 4th (Tue)
Christmas lunch at Leicester college (Freemans Common Campus) - 12 noon

January 3rd
Ratios and shaping - practice squares (Bob)

January 16th
Practical - knitting and sewing up of squares

February 7th
Buttonholes (Sheila)

February 20th
Sue's Pouch

February 20th
Committee meeting

March 7th
Garter bar (Jane and Bob)

March 20th
Practical (Sue and Bob)

March 14-17th
The Creative Craft Show (Birmingham NEC)

April 4th
Skirts - patterns, stitch patterns and shape

April 17th
Practical - trying out skirt ideas

April 14th (Sunday
MK Live, Nottingham

May 2nd
Skirts - show and tell

May 15th
Practical session - cushion covers, stitches/samples

June 6th
Practical - cushion covers - stitches/samples

June 19th
Clair Crowston workshop

July 4th
Social, raffle and judging of cushion covers competition

July 12th-14th
Knitting and Crochet Guild AGM, Warwick University, Coventry

August 14th
Committee meeting

Where we meet:

West End Centre
Andrewes Street (off Hinckley Road)