There are loads of free knitting and crochet patterns available on various sites in the internet. Now, if there was also free yarn, we'd be talking. However, that's unlikely to happen any time soon, so, it's just patterns for now. I'm all for sharing resources and not paying for anything unless you really have to. … Continue reading I love Ravelry
Our ladies have been extremely busy recently and have knitted a veritable shower of shimmering shawls. Judith has completed this very lovely shrug with matching hat and wrist warmers: While Linda, who must be in league with the elves because she churns out FO's faster than a yak on speed, has recently completed this … Continue reading A shower of shawls
Or, the knitting needle monitor, if you prefer... This may be a huge generalisation, but knitters are fairly organised people. OK, some more than others, but at the very least the intention to have an orderly space is present even if this isn't always achieved. Our space in the pavilion is small - we have … Continue reading Knitting Fairy…..
If you're a knitter, you'll know what a wip is. Or, a ufo - know this one? A WIP is a work in progress. It's not just the project you're working on currently - it's also all those other projects that you've started but not yet finished; the ones you go back to every so … Continue reading Someone else’s wip
Many expectant parents are happy to know the gender of the baby they await, but some prefer to be surprised. One of our ladies will soon become a grandmother and although she knows the gender of the baby, her husband doesn't want to know and this is causing her some difficulties when knitting baby garments. … Continue reading Girl or boy?
We've just celebrated our 7th birthday! After our usual knitting session we had a 'bring and share' lunch and raised a glass of something sparkling to present, absent and past members of our group. And here's one I took earlier (before the celebratory drinks!) Lovely ladies Waiting for a bite Looking so refined but really … Continue reading 24th August 2018
Thanks for joining us! Who are we? We're predominantly knitters but we also crochet. We meet every Friday, from 10 to 12, in the pavilion in Heaton Moor Park. Read more about the park on http://www.heatonmoorpark.co.uk This blog is where we post photos and information about our recently completed projects and also other bits of … Continue reading The Knitting Friends