Craft and Chatter with Us

We hold informal Craft and Chatter Sessions on Fridays - 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm. Tea and Coffee are supplied.

We also meet on the same basis on occasional Saturdays from 2pm-4pm - Click here for the list of dates

On Thursday mornings we have our Crochet Along sessions from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Here the only rule is that you bring some crochet, although we always have a Crochet Along project that several of us work on. For more details click here

Cost - £3.00 per session - no booking required

A selection of knitted and crocheted bags
May 28, 2024

2024 Summer of Bags

Who doesn't love a good bag?  There are a million different shapes and styles: whether you're looking for a new tote to carry your essentials or a stylish clutch for a night out, knitting and crocheting bags can be a fun and rewarding endeavour.

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Thursday Morning Crochet Alongs
February 01, 2024

Thursday Morning Crochet Alongs

It's almost a year since we started the "Coronation Keepsake Blanket Crochet Along" and the group is still going strong.  Since that first blanket we have worked on the King Cole "Rooms with a View" project followed by West Yorkshire Spinners' "Lapland Blanket".

Now we are embarking on "Fruit Garden" by Jane Crowfoot (free pattern on the Stylecraft website).  Here's what I achieved today:

Fruit Garden square 1 (partial)

And here's a view of the full blanket:

Fruit Garden Blanket by Jane Crowfoot and Stylecraft

Given that we've made so many blankets over the last 11 months, it's not certain that we'll all actually make a blanket, but the motifs are so beautiful and so versatile we're diving in anyway.  I'm hoping I'll make a lap blanket or maybe a wallhanging.  Others I know want to make a tote bag.  The beauty of this design is that you can make it into whatever you desire.

The Crochet Along group meets every Thursday from 10:30am to 12:30pm.  Cost is £3 to cover tea and coffee and heating.  There's just one rule: you have to work on crochet (we have general Craft and Chatters on Fridays - see our home page).  We'd love to have you join us. It's a wonderfully supportive group, with us all helping each other through the ups and downs of the process.

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Coronation Keepsake Blanket Crochet Along
February 15, 2023

Coronation Keepsake Blanket Crochet Along

Join us to make this beautiful crocheted Coronation Keepsake Blanket, designed by Anita of Made by Anita.  It contains a host of motifs inspired by King Charles' interests, the Crown Jewels and much more.

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