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March 2017
At the March meeting Sandra talked about v neckbands and various ways to knit them. A few photos are shown below.   The following are the competition entries for March. The categories and placings will be updated.        Vee made this baby blanket and it c...
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April 2017
Marcia demonstrated some edgings and shared a number of samples knitted on the single bed and double bed machines. A challenge was set at the meeting for everyone to try to knit an edging pattern that was partially demonstrated during the meeting and bring ...
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October 2016
It was the Charity evening for the October meeting. Charity Challenge entries: 1st joint Snowman scarf by Marcia and Teapot cosy in red and green striped by Vee   2nd Hats 3 with each red, blue and green by Janet 3rd White baby set with a topsy turvy top by...
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February 2017
The February meeting topic for demonstrating and discussion was about machine knitting gadgets and accessories. The trip to Bournemouth MK Live was discussed as the group planned to travel together by minibus like we did last year. The following pictures ar...
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September 2016
The topic this month is the 'Ribber'. Items discussed or demonstrated on the machine using a Brother KH864 and KR850. Setting up the ribber and main bed The settings Casting on Fully fashioned increase Fully fashioned decrease Vertical buttonholes in rib Ho...
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July 2016
A talk was given about different ways of knitting cables on the machine and using them together for various effects. The cables were not demonstrated on the machine but a number of samples were shared and passed around the group for discussion. The samples ...
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June 2016
The speaker this month was Janet from our group. Janet provided a talk about 'cut and sew'. This is the method of stitching or securing the knitting before cutting usually the neckline shape and then attaching the neckband. The method can be used on any gar...
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May 2016
At the May meeting team member Shirley talked about and demonstrated the LK150 mid gauge machine. The differences with regular standard gauge machines were pointed out such as no sinker posts and there is no punchcard patterning. However it was simple to us...
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April 2016
Ann Brown was the speaker in April. Ann had selected a number of garments from her samples and talked about the yarns used and design features. All of the garments for this talk were tops of various kinds. Some suitable for layering and made from simple sha...
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March 2016
Marcia demonstrated magic cable on the brother standard gauge knitting machine. The magic cable is formed from using a tuck stitch where the tucks are positioned using a punch card or electronic pattern. loops from the tuck are picked up and moved in or out...
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