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Friday Morning · 1w ago

A Poppy is to Remember

During the First World War (1914–1918) much of the fighting took place in Western Europe. Previously beautiful countryside was blasted, bombed and fought over, again and again. The landscap...
Friday Morning · 3W ago

September Poppy Appeal Knit-Along

What a splendid turnout today.By the end of the morning, I had received 50 small poppies (for sale at Festiwool) and 32 large poppies (for the display)Laying them all out on a bed, with the ...
Friday Morning · 1M ago

Poppy Appeal Knit-along

Hitchin Stitchin is producing a display for the Festiwool Poppy appeal, in remembrance of the men of Hitchin who were killed in 1917. The Royal British Legion will be supplying posters and c...
Friday Morning · 1M ago

Poppy Knitalong

Thank you to everyone who attended the poppy knitalong this morning. We have the 100 large poppies for the 1917 display covered, and may well end up with enough to do all the names on WWI Hi...
Friday Morning · 1M ago

In the news again

but for all the wrong reasonsClare's Tea Party was not the only exhibit that was damaged, though nothing else ended up in the river.
Friday Morning · 1M ago

Great Easter Bunny Hunt

Hitchin Stitchin', was asked to provide knitted rabbits for the Great Easter Bunny Hunt, on the first weekend of the school holidays.
Friday Morning · 10M ago

Christmas Secret Santa

at The Sun Hotel.A small, select, group had a luverly time.Thanks to Sue for this great compilation. It really caught the mood.
Friday Morning · 11M ago


I popped in to Festiwool for an hour or so this afternoon.The weaving workshop lookedfabulous.I was sorry to have to opt-out of the sewing workshop, as I wasn't feeling well.The tutor is arr...
Friday Morning · 1Y ago


to our newest, and youngest group member,Orla brought her Mum, Britta, to the meeting this morning and showed us what concentrating on the knitting really meant.She showed a great interest i...
Friday Morning · 1Y ago

St Mary's Yarn bombing

was a great success, again, this year. Entitled 'Vestree', it had a fashionable theme.I was really sorry to have missed it. By the time I was well enough to go out after a month's illness, o...