The Knitting Friends in the Park are eight! Happy Birthday to us! Our birthday treat this year was a day trip to Yorkshire. We were lucky to be given some money by the council so spent it on minibus hire, which meant that none of us had to drive and we could have a relaxing … Continue reading 23rd August 2019
I've been very quiet on the blogging front - nothing since March! That doesn't mean that I haven't been knitting. I've knitted in between hospital appointments but these are now finished with, apart from check-ups, and I'm back on track, in the land of the knitting. The last post was about our new year's resolutions. … Continue reading I’m back!
It's now March and I wonder how many of us have already failed miserably to keep the good intentions with which we started the new year? In January, I suggested we write down our knitting resolutions somewhere (well, here actually) and then check half-way through the year to see how we're doing with them. I … Continue reading Resolutions for 2019
Felted ones! Liz made this jolly group - they'll be able to withstand the harshest of wintry conditions. Even if they spend time buried in a snowdrift they'll soon get back into shape, none the worse for the experience. Not that anyone intends putting this theory to the test 🙂 Don't you just love those … Continue reading Which animals are best suited to surviving in snow?
Do you remember the four Marys in Bunty? They were four boarding school friends who appeared in a girls'comic for around 40 years. You'd have thought that someone would have noticed them still at school after all that time but perhaps no-one bothered as long as the fees continued to be paid. Well, we have … Continue reading The four Margarets
A lot of knitting and very little blogging in the end, but that's life. We had a great year in our group; loads of chatting and laughs but also some sadness. Let's hope that 2019 is better for everyone. So far, winter has been fairly mild with only the occasional frosty day. The pavilion is … Continue reading Looking back at 2018
Now here's a real treat: This is the amazing work of Margaret's daughter Judith. Judith (not the one who knitted the shawl, another one) is an honorary member of our group; she isn't able to come along on Fridays but hears all about us from her mum who proudly brings Judith's wonderful creations in to … Continue reading Halloween wreath and a unicorn