This is the first Friday that we have had to cancel our knitting group because of Coronavirus (COVID-19). So, it'll have to be a virtual group from now until further notice. I hope everyone's ok and not suffering from either virus related ills or the strain of isolation. Maybe you're like one of our ladies … Continue reading Virtual Friday – 1
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!
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
Oh my goodness! What a wild, wet and windy day we've had! I thought our numbers at the knitting group would be severely depleted but no, eleven intrepid knitters braved the elements to knit, natter and sample some of Christine's delicious orange and wholewheat cake - most impressive! Not much debris in the park, just … Continue reading It’s May in October
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
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