What joy! We were able to meet face to face for the first time since March 2020. The beautiful weather meant that outdoor meetings were an absolute delight. Sitting in our lovely park, knitting, chatting, listening to the birds, engaging with passers-by, watching children at play.......fabulous! The weather was great on the 2nd, 9th, 16th … Continue reading July – no longer virtual!
I don't know the reason but our numbers in the last four weekly meetings have been 10, 9, 8 and 7!! What's going on?? Last week Sheila showed us the gorgeous bunny comforter she'd finished. The bunny best friend pattern is available as a download on Ravelry or from Sheepjes retailers in printed booklet form. … Continue reading Virtual Fridays 55 & 56
It's the 26th of March today and on the 23rd it was exactly 12 months since Boris announced the first lockdown. A lot has happened since then. Manchester and many other places in the north west have only been free from restrictions for 25 days of the last year. We took our first steps onto … Continue reading Virtual Friday 53
We had planned to do something different for today's meeting - a bit of yarn dealing out of a car boot! But just as we agreed on this, our plan was scuppered by the re-imposition of local restrictions in Stockport. It seems that the rest of Greater Manchester was missing us and we needed to … Continue reading Virtual Friday 29
It's the 7th of August and we're sweltering in a mini heatwave. We had one very briefly last week, lasting just a day, caused, in the words of the Met Office, by 'a brief hot southerly incursion'. The hottest temperature recorded was 37.8°C on the 31st of July at Heathrow Airport. We weren't anywhere near … Continue reading Virtual Friday 21