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Bedfordshire

Monster Knitting Group

When: first Tuesday of each month (first meeting 5th March 2013)

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: Pensieri, Bedford

Click to contact Judit for further information (Twitter)

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Bedfordshire

Luton Knitting Massive

The Luton Knitting Massive is a friendly bunch of knitters & crafters who come together for fun & fiesty chat. We all happen to love reading so if you can't knit or crochet just come and talk books.

When: first Wednesday of every month

Time: 7.30pm until we run out of yarn

Where: The Warden, Barton Road, Luton, Bedfordshire

Click here to contact Bernadine for further information

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Bedfordshire

Luton Knitting Massive

The Luton Knitting Massive has also introduced a weekend meeting which is ideal for knitters for whom an evening meet in a pub is not convenient! This weekend group also interacts with the residents and their families to provide an activity for the morning.

When: third Saturday of every month

Time: 10.30am - 12 noon

Where: The Georgiana Care Home, Compton Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire

Click here to contact Bernadine for further information

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Bedfordshire

Moonstone Circle of Knitters

Knitters of all ages, experience and skills are welcome for a sit, knit and chat. Depending on numbers that attend, the circle will be held either within Moonstone yarns, or, at Hayden’s Daytime Restaurant which is also within the shopping village.  It’s a nice opportunity to meet friends, spend time chatting and knitting, and also to have lunch if you want.

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month

Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm

Where: Moonstone Yarns, The Olde Watermill Shopping Village, Faldo Road, Barton-Le-Clay, Bedfordshire. MK45 4RF

Click here for further information

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Bedfordshire

Yarn Friendzy

Knitting circle for people of all ages and levels of experience.  A great opportunity to meet new friends. We knit, crochet, spin and love to share ideas and inspiration. Bring along your current projects and join us in some relaxing knitting and chat. Beginners and those wanting to learn are very welcome! 

When: second and fourth Thursdays

Time: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Where: Brickhill Community Centre, Avon Drive, Bedford.

Cost: £3.00 to include tea/coffee

Click here to contact Angela for further information

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Berkshire

Outcasts

We meet for 'knit night' on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday evening of every month and have been meeting since 2003. We meet on the first floor of the Jelly Workshop in the centre of Reading

When: 1st Wednesday of the month 6.00pm - 9.00pm

When: 'Purl day' is held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month 1.00pm -3.00pm

Where: Jelly, 42 Market Place (between 'The Bag Shop' and 'Harringtons Hairdressers') Reading

Click here for website and here for Facebook

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Berkshire

Knit & Natter

Expert help is available each week, raffle prize and refreshments supplied. We have an average of 15 attending each week.

When: every Tuesday

Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Where: Yarnfest, Hillier Garden Centre, Priors Court Road, Hermitage, Thatcham Berkshire RG18 9TG

Click here to contact Jenni for further information

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Berkshire

When: first and third Friday of every month

Time:

Where: Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer Berkshire, RG7 3TE

Click here to contact Ann for further information

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Berkshire

Knit and Natter

A mixed group of all ages and abilities

When: last Tuesday of every month

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: The Swan pub, Three Mile Cross, Reading. RG7 1AT

Click here to contact Jenny for further information

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Berkshire

Jolly Farmer Knitting Group

When: first Tuesday of each month

Time: 7.00pm and 9.00pm

Where: Jolly Farmer, Davis Street, Hurst, Berkshire, RG10 0TH

Click here for further information

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Berkshire

Knit n Natter in Riseley

All ages and abilities are welcome to this friendly group.

When: 2nd Thursday of each month

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: The Bull, Basingstoke Road, Riseley, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1QL

Click here to contact Jenny for further information

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Berkshire

"Knitter Knatters"

Although the group is held at the nursing home and residents do join in, it is also for outside knitting enthusiasts and we also have a local wool shop owner who comes every few weeks and helps knit, and donates wool. We have tea/coffee/cake and loads of chatter as well as knitting!

When: every wednesday afternoon

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Where: Bayford House, Rookwood, Stockcross, Newbury, RG20 8LB

Click here to contact Marie for further information

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Berkshire

Outcasts

We meet every Wednesday and have done since 2003. We are a relaxed group and you don’t have to come every week, just pop by when you feel like it. Generally we meet at the Jelly Workshop where we have access to the 3b's bar plus our own non-alcoholic refreshments supply.  We are also active knitters in public so you can find us taking part in other activities, more info on our website.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Where: Jelly Workshop, The Old Town Hall, Reading, RG1 1QH

Click here to contact Suzanne for further information

Click here for website

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Berkshire

Knit 'n' Stitch. All crafters welcome.

When: second Monday of each month

Time: 19.30pm til late

Where: The Alma, 61 Springfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 3PP

Click here to contact Olga for further information

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Berkshire

Wokingham Stitchlinks

Knitting, Crochet and Cross stitching as therapy for people who have or have had depression or chronic pain.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: New Rose, Wokingham, Berkshire

Click here to contact Annie for further information

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Berkshire

Knit Happens

All knitters are welcome to join a group led by a textile art teacher in Newbury. A great opportunity for knitters and stitchers of all levels to meet, relax, chat, share ideas and find out what is going on in the world of knitting and stitching.

When: twice a month, Wednesday and Thursday

Time: 5.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: The Gun, Andover Road, Newbury

Click here to contact Sue for further information

Click here to check for date of next meeting

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Berkshire

Crafty Yarn Club

When: Wednesday 23 April 2008 (then every 3 weeks)

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Baron Cadogan Public House, Prospect Street, Caversham

Click here to contact Abby for further details

Click here for website

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Berkshire

Crafty Yarn Club

New Sock Club (bring your other knitting as well)

When: every Monday

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Slug and Lettuce, The Riverside Level, The Oracle, Reading

Click here to contact Abby for further details

Click here for website

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Berkshire

Dropstitch: new members always welcome, knitters or not - we are a very friendly informal group.

When: every third Wednesday of the month

Time: 7.30pm onwards

Where: South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, (please ask at reception on arrival, as room subject to change)

Click here to contact Sandra for further information

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Bristol

Knit and Natter

Bring along any ongoing projects or even come and browse round the shop to get inspiration for a new one! If you are an avid knitter, crocheter or new to the craft you are welcome to drink tea, eat cake, chat and make.

When: every Tuesday

Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Beshley's Wool Shop, 58 Alma Vale Road, Clifton Bristol, BS6 6JE

Click here to contact Beshley for further information

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Bristol

Knit Club

The cafe stays open for knit club only so there is lots of space & light to knit. Tea, coffee & cakes are all avaliable too. It's free too.

When: every second Tuesday

Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Where: Cordial and Grace Sewing Cafe, The Mall in Clifton Village, Bristol, BS8 4DP

Click here to contact Kimberlee for further information

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Bristol

Heart Space Knit & Stitch Club

We welcome people at all levels of experience who are willing to share time, ideas, materials and skills with others, so that complete beginners can be taught the basics of knitting and sewing by experienced makers who in turn can develop their own skills by adding new ideas, techniques and materials to their repertoire.

When: every Thursday

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Heart Space Studios, 4, Harcourt Road, Redland, Bristol BS6 7RG

Click here for further information

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Bristol

Bristol Central Library Knit 'n' Natter

All knitters are welcome to join this new group. A great opportunity for knitters and stitchers of all levels to meet, relax, chat, share ideas and find out what is going on in the world of knitting and stitching

When: last Thursday of the month (not December)

Time: 12.00pm - 2.00pm

Where: Cafe area ground floor, Central Library, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TL

Click here for further information

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Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

We welcome anyone from the area for a couple of hours of fun!

When: fortnightly, alternate Thursdays

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: Pottery Room, Amersham Community Centre, Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Click here to contact Martina for further information

Click here for website, here for Facebook and here for Twitter

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Buckinghamshire

The Clickettyclackers, Princes Risborough

Clickettyclack has a drop-in knitting group called The Clickettyclackers. Knitting and crochet, beginners, improvers and elite welcome. Tea and coffee provided (always biscuits, sometimes cake). There is no charge but there is a collection box for the local charity we support which is Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.

When: 1st Saturday of the month

Time: 1.30pm - 4.00pm

Where: Unit 11a, Woodway, Princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 0NN

Click here to contact Mary for further information

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Buckinghamshire

Burnham Library Sew Knit and Natter Group

We meet twice a month on a Saturday morning and have both learners and very experienced knitters in the group. All ages welcome, we currently range from 12 years to 80+years.

When: November 5th & 9th (2011)

Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Where: Burnham Library, Windsor Lane, Burnham, South Buckinghamshire SL1 7HR

Click here to contact Pat for further information

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Buckinghamshire

Knit, Natter and Stitch New Bradwell

All stitchers and knitters welcome, experienced and beginners!

When: every Monday

Time: 7.45pm – 10.00pm

Where: New Bradwell Community Centre, Church Street, New Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Cost: £2.50 for each session to cover costs and includes refreshments and cake.

Click here to contact Sarah for further information

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Buckinghamshire

Knit and Natter

When: alternate Thursdays

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: Buckingham Park Community Centre, Colonel Grantham Avenue, Buckingham Park, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 9AP 

Click here for further information

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Buckinghamshire

We are a mix of occasional and more experienced knitters. All are welcome and we can teach basic knitting if required.

When: every Monday

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: Harte & Magpies pub, Magpie Lane, Coleshill, near Amersham

Click here to contact Lisa for further information

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Buckinghamshire

The Wool Shop Knitting Groups

When: Tuesday mornings, Friday evenings,

Where: The Wool Shop, 18, High Street, Olney, Milton Keynes MK46 4BB

Click here for times

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Buckinghamshire

All levels welcome, also crocheters to join the ladies who crochet - we are a mixed group which makes it interesting.

When: 2nd Tuesday each month

Time: from 8pm

Where: The White Hart Pub, Old Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Click here to contact Jo for further information

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Buckinghamshire

Beginner or experienced, everyone is welcome to come along and meet people, knit, chat and share ideas and knowledge with like minded people.

When: Mondays 10.30 am – 12.30 pm

When: Tuesdays 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm

Cost: £3.00 to include refreshments

Where: The Knitting Basket, 15 Watling Street, Fenny Stratford, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK2 2BU

Click here to contact Elaine for further information

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Buckinghamshire

New Group: All levels of knitters welcome for social knitting and ideas exchange, plus tea, biscuits and a natter!

When: first Thursday of the month

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Aylesbury

Click here to contact Fran if you live in the Aylesbury area

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Cambridgeshire

Knitting & Crochet Guild

When: first Sunday of every month

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Horningsea Village Hall, CB25 9JG

Click here to contact Laura for further information and here for Twitter

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Cambridgeshire

Needles and Pimms

All welcome from novice to superknitter. All ages. No charge just buy yourself a drink and get knitting!!! Or crochet, cross stitch, quilting, felting, tapestry......

When: third Monday of the month

Time: from 8.00pm

Where: The Ruddy Duck, St Pegas Road, Peterborough

Click here to contact Poppy for further information

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Cambridgeshire

Crazy Crafters

We are a very friendly group who are keen to pass on our skills to anyone wanting to learn the art of knitting, crocheting and sewing. There is no charge to attend

When: every other Tuesday

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: Walton, Peterborough

Click here to contact Sharon for location details

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Cambridgeshire

Knitlit Huntingdon

For knitters who like to read and readers who like to knit. No charge to attend but a small charge for refreshments. A new title is issued at alternate meetings (every four weeks). Knitting at the meetings is encouraged. Discussion of the current and past books, knitting clinic, show and tell. There is currently a short waiting list.

When: alternate Wednesdays

Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm

Where: Huntingdon Library, Princes Street, Huntingdon, Cambridge

Click here to contact Pauline for further information

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Cambridgeshire

The Sheep Shop Knitting & Crochet group

All welcome - bring whatever you´re making, You do need to be able to knit or crochet already.

When: every Friday morning, 10.00am - 12.00pm

When: every other Tuesday evening, dates on the shop calendar 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: The Sheep Shop, 72 Beche Road, Cambridge, CB5 8HU

Cost: Free to come, with tea, coffee and cake provided for a donation of £1

Click here to contact Sarah for further information

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Cambridgeshire

"The chance to meet up with fellow crafters, and maybe teach your skills to other crafters in the Peterborough/Cambridgeshire area". We would love to meet all crafters out there, show off what you can do. Teaching of crafts such as Knitting and Crochet, are just 2, that tuition is available for.

When: every other Thursday

Time: 1.00pm to 3.00pm

Where: Bretton Library, Bretton, Peterborough PE3 8DS (lots of free parking available)

Cost: There is a nominal fee of £2, with the added bonus of free tea and coffee! First visit free, for new arrivals.

Click here to contact Anjalee for further information

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Cambridgeshire

Chat and Crafts

All abilities welcome, maybe learn a new craft! All crafts welcome

When: every Friday

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: Bretton Library, Bretton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE3 8DS

Cost: £2.00 per session (first vist free) Drinks and biscuits provided

Click here to contact Rita

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Cambridgeshire

Yarn on the Square Knit and Bitch Group

All welcome, a donation is asked for refreshments

When: Wednesday evenings

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Yarn on the Square, 22 Market Place, Ely CB7 4NT

Click here to contact Ginette  for further information

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Cambridgeshire

Age Concern Knit For Charity Group. The group is keen to hear from those who would like to knit, but cannot make the sessions. Support will be made available to those who would like to knit from home.

When: every alternate Tuesday

Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Where: Age Concern Peterborough, The Lindens, 86 Lincoln Road, Peterborough, PE1 2SN.

Cost: £2.50 to include refreshments

Click here to contact Deb for further information and a list of monthly activities

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Cambridgeshire

Peterborough Knitters is a friendly and informal group which welcomes knitters of all ages and abilities

When: last Saturday of each month

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: BB's Coffee and Muffins, Long Causeway, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Click here to contact Sylvia for more information

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Cambridgeshire

'Knit Togethers '

The group meets 3 times each month in central Cambridge and twice a month in Ely.

Click here to contact Rosie for further information

Click here for group's knitting blog with details of all meetings

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Cornwall

Knit and Natter Probus

Lovely friendly group. Total beginners to experienced (knitting and crochet). Just come along, all welcome.

When: every Tuesday

When: 10.00a.m to 12.00p.m

Where: Hawkins Arms Hotel, Fore Street, Probus, Truro TR2 4JL

Click here to contact Jane for further information

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Cornwall

Helston Knit And Natter

New members always welcome, knitting and crochet help available

When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month

When: 2.00 p.m to 4.00p.m

Cost: £1.50 to include tea/coffee and biscuits

Where: Guild Hall, Cornagehall Street, Helston, Cornwall

Click here to contact Jill for further information

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Cornwall

The Tuesday Night Knitting Club

When: once a fortnight on a Tuesday evening

When: 7.00 p.m to 9.00p.m

Where: Cafe Art, Drill Hall, Royal Square, St. Ives, Cornwall

Click here to contact Jo for further information

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Cornwall

Hayle Nutty Knitters

Everyone is welcome, we have just knitted 88 feet of chains which we decorated the building with for the Royal Wedding and are now busy on another project

When: every tuesday

When: from 1.30pm

Where: Sue's Fabric and Wool shop, Pratts Market, Chapel Terrace, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4AB

Click here to contact Sue for further information

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Cornwall

Knit N Natter

When: every Thursday

When: 10.30am – 1.00pm

Where: Stuart House, Dobwalls, Liskeard PL14 6JB

Click here to contact Helen for further information

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Cornwall

Coastalyarns

Bring along your latest project, share ideas or learn to knit   

When: every Monday

When: 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Where: Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, Cornwall EX23 8LD

Click here to contact Janet for further information

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Cornwall

‘Sea Knits’ Knit and Natter group

We meet in the Gallery Knit Shop at Village Crafts, sitting around the big centre table drinking tea, eating cakes and biscuits knitting and chatting. We often discuss new projects, the latest knitting mags and new yarns. Our group ranges from beginners to knitting experts who are always willing to help and advise.

When: every Wednesday afternoon

When: 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Where: Gallery at Village Crafts, Lynfield Craft Centre, Perranuthnoe, Cornwall

Click here to contact Valerie

Click here for further details on website

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Cornwall

When: every Tuesday 10.00am - 12.30pm  Cost: £2.50

When: every Thursday 6.00pm - 8.00pm Cost: £3.00

Where: The Cornwall Yarn Shop, 1 Madford Lane, Launceston Cornwall PL15 9EB

Click here to contact Rebecca for further information

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Cornwall

Crofty Click Chicks

All ages and abilities welcome

When: every Wednesday

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Cost: £1.50 to include refreshments

Where: Acorn Centre, Pool, Redruth

Click here to contact Barbara for further information

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Cornwall

Everyone welcome, come and meet other knitters, swap tips, learn new techniques. I have started this group as I want to create an oasis for knitters in Cornwall, especially those who are alone, feel isolated, recovering from an illness or suffering a chronic medical condition.

When: first Tuesday of every month (first meeting 4th August 2009)

Time: 10.00am-12.00pm

Cost: £2.50 to cover unlimited tea, coffee, cakes, biscuits.

Where: Egloskerry Village Hall, Launceston PL15, Cornwall

Click here to contact Rebecca for further information

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Cornwall

Knitology

When: first and third Thursday of every month

Time: 7.00pm-9.00pm

Cost: £1.00

Where: Creations Art and Craft Materials, Fore Street, Porthleven, Cornwall. TR13 9HL

Click here for further information

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Cornwall

Knitology

When: second and fourth Monday of every month

Time: 2.00pm-4.00pm

Cost: £1.00

Where: Creations Art and Craft Materials, Fore Street, Porthleven, Cornwall. TR13 9HL

Click here for further information

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Cornwall

“The Tuesday Night Knitting Club”

When: Tuesday, once a fortnight

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: St. Ives Library, Gabriel Street, St. Ives, Cornwall

Click here to contact Jo for further information

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Cornwall

When: every other Wednesday

Time: 7.30pm

Where: Chapel Crafts & Beads, 1 Chapel Terrace, Porthleven, Cornwall. TR13 9DR

Click here to contact Lynne for further information

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Devon

Crediton ELFmakers

Everyone welcome of all skill levels. We knit toys and babies goods, or any item you prefer to raise funds for ELF, a registered charity supporting the best care for patients from across the South West diagnosed with leukaemia, lymphoma and other blood disorders. Friendly, chatty, helpful group, please join us. Home knitters also welcome.

When: 2nd Thursday of each month (meeting Oct 10th 2013)

Time: from 10.00am

Where: Station Tearooms, Station Approach Crediton (next to railway station)

Click here to contact Angela for further information

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Devon

Knitting Wool and Yarn Knit & Natter Group

When: every Wednesday morning

Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm

Where: Knitting Wool and Yarn Ltd, 28 Crossways Shopping Centre, Hyde Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 5BL

Click here to contact Tracey for further information

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Devon

‘Woolly Wednesday’

We welcome all crafters. Free admission (suggested donation £2), materials supplied or bring your own projects. Tea/Coffee/Hot Chocolate and Biscuits available in Gallery Refreshment Area

When: last Wednesday of each month

Time: 10.30am - 12.00 noon

Where: The Learning Room, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Elmfield House, Dowell Street, Honiton, East Devon EX14 1LX

Click here to contact Deborah for further information

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Devon

Woolly Matters Knitting club

All welcome, come along for a cuppa and a chat. Lots to choose from - work on your own knitting or crochet projects, get inspired to start something new
or make children’s Hug blankies for Project Linus UK

When: First Saturday of the month

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: The Quilt Studio, East Prawle, Kingsbridge, South Devon

Click here to contact Ani for further information

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Devon

Yarn Stormers

All welcome, bring your knitting or crochet and a smile!

When: last Wednesday of the month

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: London Inn, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, Devon EX17 6NW

Click here to contact Jo for further information

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Devon

Puddleducks of Westwood

When: Wednesday

Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Where: Wellswood, Torquay

Click here to contact for further information

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Devon

Plymouth Knitters Social

When: every Tuesday

Time: 7.30pm – late

Where: The Fortescue Pub, Mutley Plain, Plymouth

Click here to contact Katie for further information

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Devon

Knitting and Crochet Guild Knitting Group

We are a very friendly group who share ideas and help each other where we can.  Please bring a packed lunch, though £2 will cover the cost of tea/coffee etc. Dates for 2014 below:

When: January 18th,February 22nd, March 29th, April 26th, May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, September 20th, October 25th, December 6th.

Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Where: Dawlish Baptist Church, Park Road, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9LH

Click here to contact Elizabeth for further information

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Devon

Knitting and Crochet Guild Crochet Group

We are a very friendly group who share ideas and help each other where we can.  Please bring £1 to cover the cost of tea/coffee etc.

When: every Wednesday morning

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Dawlish Baptist Church, Park Road, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9LH

Click here to contact Elizabeth for further information

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Devon

'KNIT expo' host a 'KNIT in'

When: first Thursday of the month

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre

Click here to contact Belinda for further information

Click here for Knit Expo website

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Devon

Cr'after Dark

Come along, bring your crafts to do in the pub and meet other local crafters and designers.  All Welcome.

When: monthly

Time: 8.00pm

Where: City Gate Pub,1 Iron Bridge, Exeter EX4 3RB

Click here to contact Pippa for further information

Click here for details of workshops

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Devon

Knit ‘n’ Natter

Anyone who likes knitting or crocheting, whatever your age or ability, is more than welcome to come along to our friendly group.  

When: every other Wednesday evening

Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Where: Hulu, Sentinel House, Poundwell, Modbury, Devon, PL21 0XX

Click here to contact Vicky for further information

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Devon

Come along with your own knitting and join our friendly groups. Endless coffee, tea and nibbles.

When: First Tuesday every month

Time: 10.30am-1.00pm

When: Last Wednesday every month

Time: 6.30pm-9.00pm

Where: Spin A Yarn, Station Road, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Click here to contact Joyce for further information

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Devon

Knit and Chat

Complete beginners are welcome, bring your knitting/crochet work in progress (wip) or wool from your stash for some new ideas. If we need to, we may have other sessions for complete beginners, though anyone wishing to learn to knit is welcome.

When: every other Thursday evening

Time: 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Where: Pavillion coffee shop, Colourwheel Plants, Tower Rd, Offwell EX14 9TN

Click here to contact Barbara for more information

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Devon

We are a very relaxed and informal group, that enjoy swapping ideas and advice, enjoy knit-alongs and having a laugh, helping each other where we can and we welcome all abilities.

When: first Tuesday of the month

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm and 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Where: Lana Pura, 1 Horse Lane, Shaldon, Devon TQ14 0BW

Click here to contact Alison for more information

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Devon

East Dartmoor Teashop Knitters

Everyone interested in knitting and crochet, whatever your ability, is welcome.

Four Monthly Meetings:

First Sunday of every month:  The Terrace Café, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey
Second Sunday of every month: Café Green Ginger, East Street, Ashburton
Third Sunday of every month: Trudy’s house in Christow.
Fourth Sunday of every month: Fermoy’s Garden Centre, Totnes Road, Ipplepen

Time: 3.00pm to 5.30pm

Click here to contact Terri for more information

Click here to contact Jill for Knitting and Crochet Guild meetings in the Dawlish area

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Dorset

The Ropemakers Knit and Natter Group

We welcome knitters and crocheters of all abilities and are a social group. Beginners are welcome as experience wool workers are on hand.

When: last Monday of the month

Time: 8.00pm

Where: The Ropemakers, 36 West Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3QP

Click here to contact John for more information

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Dorset

Threads ‘n’ Yarns

Everyone is welcome to bring their latest WIP whether it’s knitting, crochet, cross-stitch etc, any craft that can be worked whilst sitting in a busy coffee shop.

When: every Thursday

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Starbucks, Poole Road, Westbourne, Dorset

Click here to contact Angela for more information

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Dorset

Sherborne Yarn Bee

Join us for a morning of knitting/crochet chatting and eating cake in a very colourful shop.

When: every Friday

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Butterfly Bright, Digby Road, Sherborne

Click here to contact Ali for more information

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Dorset

Swanage Knit & Stitch

New group starting May 2nd 2013. A friendly and informal evening group for knitters and crocheters of all ages and abilities. What could be better than a relaxed evening knitting overlooking the sea with a G&T to hand !

When: 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Lounge Bar of the Grand Hotel, Burlington Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1LU

Click here to contact Kate for more information

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Dorset

Knit n' Knatter

Plenty of friendly advice and help

When: Wednesdays

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost: £5 includes tea/coffee and cake

Where: Sherborne Tapestry Centre, Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset

Click here to contact Sarah for more information

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Dorset

West Howe Library Knitting Group

A chance to knit, knat, have a cup of tea and a biscuit and share our skills. An informal group for those who just want to knit and have a chat. We also like to knit for charity.

When: every Friday afternoon

Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: West Howe Library, Bournemouth BH11 8DU

Click here to contact Angie for more information

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Dorset

Bournemouth Knit and Natter

A friendly informal meeting, bring your knitting, sewing or crocheting and meet other like-minded people. Everyone welcome, from beginners to the experienced.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Tattoo Parlour Café 926 - 928 Christchurch Road, Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 6DL

Click here to contact Debbie for more information

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Dorset

Bournemouth and Poole Stitch and Bitch

All knitters, crocheters and other crafters are welcome to join us at Conto Lounge in Winton, Bournemouth every Thursday evening. Full bar and restaurant menu available or just have a coffee. We are a lively, friendly group with members of all ages and backgrounds. We have lots of events including stash buster evenings, swaps, and visits to knitting shows. See our forum on Ravelry for more information

When: every Thursday evening

Time: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Where: Conto Lounge 418 Wimborne Road, BH9 2HB. (opposite G and T's) Free on street parking or free car park behind Wilkinson's.

Click here for Ravelry Group (login required)

Click here to contact Anna for more information

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Dorset

"Purlesque"

We were part of the Blooming Marvellous exhibition. As well as knitting we crochet and are hoping to start on a display to illustrate the Dorset coast and celebrate the Olympic Sailing events being held in Dorset. We welcome new members and we can teach anyone who wishes to learn knitting and crochet.

When: every Tuesday

Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm

Where: The Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Rd Poole BH15 1UG

Click here to contact Marion for more information

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Dorset

Wool Workshop

We are a group of 50 yarn crafters and have been running for 9 years now. We meet each week and are a very informal bunch. We meet to do what women have been doing for generations - create, chat, drink tea and put the world to rights! Although I do have to point out that we have a much cherished gentleman who knits with us! We have spinners, weavers, dyers, tapestry makers, and of course, plenty who knit and chrochet! We run 'workshops' a couple of times each month where one of us passes on their craft to those who want to learn - these can vary from Dorset Button making, to felting, wire and bead knitting, anything you can think of really!

When: every Wednesday (including school holidays)

Time: 9.45am - 12.30pm

Where: Corfe Castle Village Hall, Corfe Castle, Dorset

Click here to contact Beverley for more information

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Dorset

‘Threads ‘n Yarns’ for anyone who knits, crochets, embroiders etc.

We would welcome any new members for a friendly afternoon of chatting and crafting, tea and cake.

When: every Thursday

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Starbucks, Poole Road, Westbourne, Dorset

Click here to contact Angela for more information

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Dorset

Weymouth Knitting and Crochet Group

When: every Thursday morning

Time: 10.30am-12.30pm

Where: Cafe Nero, 21 St. Thomas St, Weymouth, DT4 8EJ

Click here to contact Sally for further information

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Essex

The Craft Club

We are a Crochet Group based in Essex. We are currently working on crochet installation for Little Havens Children's Hospice here in Essex in August, as part of this we have applied to break the world record for the most crocheted sculptures in one display, which currently stands at 4,061 (when we first applied it stood at 261!) :) So we really need the help of fellow crocheters.

When: 4th June - Toadstools, 18th June - Hedgehogs, 2nd July - Bunnies, 16th July - Fruits & Berries, 30th July Flowers & Leaves, 13th August Crochet by Numbers

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Where: Asda, Rayleigh, Essex

Click here to contact The Craft Club for further information

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Essex

The Four Seasons Knitting & Craft Club

Our knitting group has been established for about 36 years, - some time ago it was dwindling, but now we have lots of new young members which is very good.

When: every Monday

Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Where: Rush Green Community Association, Rush Green Rd., Romford, Essex

Click here to contact Rose for further information

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Essex

Woolleywonders

Welcome this is a friendly group of ladies that meet weekly. New knitters are welcome and help is readly given to everyone so if you love to knit or would like to start why not pop in for a chat and a cuppa

When: every Tuesday evening

Time: 7.00pm

Where: St John's Arts and Recreation Centre, Harlow, Essex

Click here to contact Susan for further information

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Essex

Knitted Together

Knit: We primarily knit and crochet scarves and hats for the homeless in Havering, but you are more than welcome to bring your own projects along. Together: We always have a good chat as we work on our projects and give each other hints and tips.

When: second Saturday of each month

Time: 10.00am

Where: Starbucks, 8b, 1 The Brewery, Essex, Romford, Essex RM1 1AU

Click here to contact Natasha for further information

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Essex

'Yarn Forward'(Relaunches 2nd February 2014)

Join us for knitting, crochet, a chat and a drink

When: first Sunday of each month

Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm

Where: Craft Arena, Studios 48 - 50, Barleylands Craft Village, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex CM11 2UD

Cost: £5.00

Click here to contact Denise for further information

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Essex

Knitting, Stitching and Craft Group

Everyone of all abilities welcome, I am happy to help you get started. Bring along work in progress and meet others with a passion for needle craft. Refreshments provided.

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Where: Waitrose Cafe, Fossetts Way, Southend-on-Sea SS2 4DR

Click here to contact Jane for further information

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Essex

Meet and Make

We encourage all ‘needle’ crafts and all abilities

When: every 2nd and 4th Thursday

Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Where: Craft Days, 27 High Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1AT

Click here to contact Jane for further information

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Essex

Needles and Chat

New knitting group looking for members to join. Bring your knitting project, create new ideas and skills! Enjoy meeting new friends over tea /coffee.

When: alternate Monday evenings

Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Cost: £5.00 includes tea/coffee

Where: London Road Grays Essex

Click here to contact Susan for further information

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Essex

Chain 'n' Chatter

When: every Friday 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Stitch Night

When: 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month 7 - 9pm - tea/coffee and cake supplied (£3.50)

Where: The Crochet Chain, 6/7 Arlingham Mews, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1ED

Click here to contact Diana for further information

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Essex

Woollywonders

When: every Tuesday night

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Where: St. John's Arts and Recreational Centre, Old Harlow, Essex

Click here to contact Susan for further information

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Essex

Bethel Christian Centre Knitting Group

We aim to knit for elderly people of Essex and sick children. Please let us know if you can donate wool and/or needles

When: every Tuesday

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Where: Bethel Christian Centre, 330-349 Uphall Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 2JJ

Click here to contact Elizabeth for further information

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Essex

The Hedingham Yarnies

An informal group meeting to knit and crochet in a very convivial atmosphere.

When: 3rd Friday of every month (except August)

Time: 10.00am - 11.45am

Where: Buckleys Tea Rooms, St.James Street, Castle Hedingham, Essex, CO9 3EJ

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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Essex

Toppesfield Yarnies

Come and knit or crochet while supporting the community owned pub!

When: 1st Tuesday of every month

Time: 7.30pm onwards

Where: The Green Man, Church Lane, Toppesfield, Essex. CO9 4DR.

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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Essex

Belchamp Crafty Women

Knit, crochet or any craft. an informal group meeting to share any craft project - an ideal way to hone your skills or take up something new!

When: 3rd Wednesday of every month

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Belchamp Walter Village Hall, Soft Road, Belchamp Walter, nr Halstead, Essex CO10 7AR

Cost: £2.50 This suggested donation includes a hot beverage or soft drink and goes towards the hire of the hall. Any proceeds will go to village funds.

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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Essex

"Knit in the City"

For all those Stylish Knitters in the City. Experienced and Beginners welcome. Knit at your own pace in the comfort of our Boutiques relaxed and sociable setting in the company of other fun Stylish Crafters. Enjoy a glass of wine, teas coffees and delicious goodies while you knit
and chat.

When: every Tuesday

When: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Beaullahs Boutique @ The Aquarium 101, Lower Anchor street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0AU

Cost: £10.00

Click here to contact Beaullah for more information

Click here for website

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Essex

Knit And Natter

The knitting club for all yarnsters!

When: every Wednesday evening

When: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Make Do and Mend, 94 Byron Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6HJ

Cost: £3

Click here to contact Hannah for more information

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Essex

Knit And Natter

The knitting club for all yarnsters!

When: 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month

When: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Make Do and Mend, 94 Byron Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6HJ

Click here to contact Hannah for more information

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Essex

Knit And Natter

When: Tuesday Evening 7.30pm - 9.30pm

When: Thursday Morning 10.00am - 1.00pm

Where: Roses and Rue, 100 Leigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 1BU

Click here for further information

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Essex/Hertfordshire

Knitters and Stitchers welcome, we are a social group and go to stitch shows and craft centres through the year

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: off the market Square in Waltham Abbey

Cost: £2.00 to cover refreshments and outings

Click here to contact Sarah for further information

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Essex

Witham Library Group

We have a wide range of experience and some of us are teaching people how to crochet also.  Everyone is welcome from beginners to experts.  We also knit for a local homeless charity.

When: first Thursday of every month

Time: 11.00am

Where: Witham Library, 18 Newland Street, Witham, Essex, CM8 2AQ

Click here to contact Jane for further information

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Essex

The Cabin Crew

All levels of knitters welcome, we occasionally have crochet workshops

When: every Wednesday

Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Where: The Wool Cabin, 28 High Street, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1UQ

Click here to contact Sandra for further information

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Essex

Kitsch Knit And Stitch Group

Anyone with a keen interest in knitting or stitching, experienced and beginner knitters are always welcome. We have a comfortable area reserved within the bar where refreshments can be ordered Experienced and beginner knitters are always welcome

When: first and third Wednesday of each month

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Oakhouse Bar, 35 High Street, Maldon CM9 5PF (opposite Marks and Spencers) from 10th November 2010

Click here to contact Louise for further information

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Essex

Four Seasons Knitting & Craft Club

The club has been going for about 28yrs, just lately we have got a lot of new younger members, we do hand knitting, machine knitting, beading, card making, patch work. We are always looking for new members.

When: every Monday

Time: 7.00p.m. - 10.00p.m.

Where: The Rush Green Community Association, Rush Green, Road, Romford, Essex

Cost: £3.00

Click here to contact Rose for further information

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Essex

Knitting Group, please come along and join us.

When: Tuesday mornings

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Fire Your Inspiration - Paint Your Own Ceramics Studio, 14 Old Road, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex CO13 9DB

Click here to contact Michelle for further information

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Essex

‘Knit One Purl Fun’ We are always please to see new faces and are a really friendly and relaxed group.

When: first Tuesday in the month, miss a week and then meet on the Thursday of the next week! (Which is the third Thursday after the first Tuesday but then it gets complicated!!)

Time: 7.00pm onwards

Where: The Duke of Wellington, Hatfield Peveral, Chelmsford, Essex

Click here to contact Vicki for more information

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Essex

Knitters of all ages and abilities are welcome.

When: first Thursday of each month

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Long Lane Leisure, Centre, Long Lane, Grays, Essex

Click here to contact Wendy for further information

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Essex

The Woolgatherers

Any new members would be very welcome

When: every Monday

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Horse & Groom, 20 Rayne Rd, Braintree CM7 2QA

Click here to contact Jenny for more information

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Essex

Craft N Natter / Saturday Circle

When: Once a fortnight Tuesdays: 2.00pm – 3.30pm

When: once a month Saturday morning 10.00am – 11.30am

Where: Hainault Library, 100 Manford Way, Chigwell, Essex IG7 4DU

Click here to request further information

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Hampshire

Knit and Natter

All yarn crafters are welcome, beginners or experienced. Tea and coffee provided.

When: every other Friday

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Where: Colne Avenue Baptist Church, Colne Avenue, Millbrook, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 9NX

Click here for further information

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Hampshire

Knitt and Natter

No need to book, just turn up with your knitting and enjoy a cuppa, a cake and a chat. It's very social and an ideal environment for new knitters to get help and and advice from experienced knitters.

When: Tuesday, 10.00am - 12.30pm

When: Thursday, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

When: Friday, 10.00am - 12.30pm

Where: Liss Wools, 38/40 Station Road Liss Hampshire, GU33 7DP - 01730 893941

Click here to contact Hilary for further information

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Hampshire

Denmead Knit & Bitch

We are happy to teach knitting & crochet to novices. All ages & abilities welcome. Tea & coffee is served at both sessions.

When: Monday evenings Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

When: Wednesday mornings Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: The Forest of Bere Pub, Hambledon Road, Denmead, Hampshire. P07 6JU

Click here to contact Angela for further information

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Hampshire

Crafty Pints and Needles

Meet a friendly group of crafters. Bring your knitting, beading, rag rugging, card making or any non-messy crafts or just come along for a chat. Want to Learn? Beginners and experienced, all welcome.

When: twice monthly

Time: 7.30pm until about 9 to 9.30pm

Where: 2nd Wednesday at The Junction Tavern, Whitworth Road/Leesland Road, Gosport

Where: 4th Wednesday at The Market House Tavern, Ann's Hill/Forton Road, Gosport

Click here to contact Michelle for further information

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Hampshire

Lordshill Knitters

We are a very friendly bunch and there is always someone willing to help with any hurdles being faced on a project. We do a lot of charity knitting; premature baby items for our local Princess Anne Maternity Hospital, Chemo hats for the local Macmillan Centre at Southampton General Hospital, dog blankets for Battersea Dogs Home and much more.

When: every Thursday

Time: 5.30pm - 6.45pm

Where: Lordshill Library, Lordshill, Southampton Hampshire.

Click here to contact Kathy for further information

Click here for website

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Hampshire

Knit and Knatter

When: every Thursday and Saturday

Time: 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Where: Strictly Knitting, 61 Regent Street, Shanklin Isle of Wight PO7 7AE

Click here to contact Antonia for further information

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Hampshire

'Nutty Knitters’ – come and join a group of enthusiastic knitters – all welcome.

When: every Friday

Time: 9.00am - 12.00pm

Where: The Hub, 103 Highlands Road, Fareham PO15 6HZ

Click here to contact Adelle for further information

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Hampshire

Stitch and Botch is a friendly group of knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, quilters, sewers and general crafters

When: on the third Thursday of every month

Time: from 8pm

Where: Hyde Tavern, 57 Hyde Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DY

Click here for more information

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Hampshire

Winchester University of the Third Age Knitting Group

We have a newish Knitting Groupset up through U3A Winchester. The group started up in January 2010 and there are 10 members, with others nterested.
Ten is our limit as we meet in each others homes. We appealed for spare wool in the U3A newsletter and have been given three large bags, which we are using for charity knitting. e.g Sailors Society, Oxfam. We also offered to finish any U3A members garments, abandoned due to arthritic fingers etc. Which we have done.

Click here to contact Ann for further information

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Hampshire

Bitterne K Factor

When: every Monday

When: 5.30pm - 6.45pm

Where: Bitterne Library, Bitterne Road East, Southampton, Hampshire  SO18 5EG

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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Hampshire

Burgess Road K Factor 

When: every Friday

Time: 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Where: Burgess Road Library, Burgess Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO16 3HF

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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 Hampshire

Lordshill K Factor

When: every Thursday

Time: 5.30pm - 6.45pm

Where: Lordshill Library, Lordshill District Centre, Southampton, Hampshire SO16 8HY

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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Hampshire

Woolston K Factor                            

When: every Tuesday at 5.30pm - 6.45pm

When: every Saturday at 10.30am - 12.30pm

Where: Woolston Library, Portsmouth Road, Woolston, Southampton, Hampshire SO19 9AF

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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Hampshire

Portswood K Factor

When: every Monday

When: 5.30pm - 6.45pm

Where: Portswood Library, Portswood  Road, Portswood, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 2NG

Click here to contact Becky for further information

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Hampshire

Sit, Knit & Stitch

We are looking to attract knitters. We have 4 members at present and would love other knitters, weavers, spinners etc. to come and join us.

When: every Friday in Term time

Time: 11.00am - 1.00 pm

Where: Forest Arts Centre, Old Milton Road, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 6DS

Cost: £3 which includes coffee

Click here to contact Chris for more information

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Hampshire

We run two knitting groups here at Winchester Discovery Centre where knitters can exchange tips, learn new techniques and make new friends. Everyone welcome including beginners.  It's free so just come along with your current knitting project. Groups meet fortnightly in our cafe by the Alice Kettle Embroidery.

When: Monday and Tuesday Fortnightly

When: Monday 5.00pm to 6.45pm and Tuesday 10.00am to 12.00pm.

Where: Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Hampshire, SO23 8SB

Click here to contact Jenny for more information

Click here for details on website

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Hampshire

Knit and Natter

We opened a wool shop in Andover in 2010 and we have knit and natter sessions every other Monday and Tuesday evening. Quite a lot of our customers have already joined up, but if anyone would like to join in then please give us a call or send us an email to book a place. Everybody seems really excited by the start of the groups and enthusiastic about sharing ideas/techniques (& of course a cup of tea). We really hope to be able to facilitate a fun community of knitters of all ages and skill levels.

When: every other Monday and Tuesday evenings between 7.00pm & 9.00pm

Where: Love Yarn, Unit 305, The Commercial Centre, Andover SP10 2DQ

Click here to contact Fiona for more information

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Hampshire

Paulsgrove 'Knitters and Natterers'

The ladies are really friendly, so there is a lot of laughter as well as friendship going on. We love new people joining and charge £1.00 which includes tea or coffee with a biscuit. We have two socials every year; a summer barbeque and a Christmas beano, we also hold two Craft Fayres, again a summer one and a Christmas one.

When: every Wednesday night

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Paulsgrove Baptist Church, Wofferton Road, Paulsgrove, Portsmouth PO6 4DW

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Hampshire

Basingstoke Knit and Natter

When: every Monday evening

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: Cafe Nero above Waterstones in Festival Place, Basingstoke, RG21 7BE

Click here to contact Jenny for more information

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Hampshire

Stitch and Bitch Southampton

Bring your latest yarn based project and if you have left-over wool or patterns to share bring those too. A pattern 'library', wool and needles are available to borrow. Completely FREE! But the Art House would be pleased if we bought a few coffees... and I think they have nice cake too - or put a donation into their 'magic hat'

When: second Wednesday of the month

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: The Art House, 178 Above Bar Street, Southampton, SO14 7DW

Click here to conact katherine for more information

Click here for Stitch and Bitch Southampton Facebook Group (login required)

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Hampshire

Loving Hands Charity knitters

This is a new charity group set up in Portsmouth and we are looking for as many new members as possible to join us. We are the first English Loving Hands Charity knitters group

When: second and fourth Wednesday of the month (first meeting 11th February 2009)

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Cosham Community Centre, Wootton Street, Cosham, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Click here to contact Abi for more information

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Hampshire

Gunwharf Knitters

When: third Wednesday of the month

Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Where: Aspex Gallery Coffee Shop, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

Click here to contact Pauleen for more information

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Hampshire

New Knit & Stitch Club, All welcome: please bring your own knitting or sewing; Learn To Knit, Crochet, Sew with a friendly group, make new friends. We are also knitting and sewing items for Charity and for the two fetes that we hold each year. Tea/coffee biscuits and cakes included.  Also looking for any donatations of wool or material or any items such as Knitting Needles and Patterns would be much appreciated.

When: first meeting Monday 21st April, and every Monday following

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: St Saviour's Church, Jervis Road, Stamshaw, Portsmouth.

Click here to contact Grace for more information

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Hampshire

Knit And Yarn

When: every Thursday

Time: 4.00pm - 6.00pm

Where: The Yarn Barn Ltd, 173 Eastney Road, Southsea, PO4 8EA

Click here to contact Pauleen for more information

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Hertfordshire

St Albans Knitters

When: first and third Tuesday of the month

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: Peahen Pub, 14 London Rd, St Albans, Herts AL1 1NG

Click here to contact Kate for more information

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Hertfordshire

Herts Stitch & Bitch (est. Jan 2010)

When: every Thursday evening

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: The John Gilpin pub, London Road, Ware. SG12 9LX

Click here to contact Claire for more information

Click here for website

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Hertfordshire

Stitch n Bitch Cheshunt

We are a friendly group of knitters and crocheters of all ages. All levels welcome - if you are a beginner we can teach you how to knit or crochet, if you are experienced you can teach us! It's FREE so just bring your needles!

When: every 1st and 3rd Wednesday

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: The Crocodile, College Road, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire EN8 9NQ

Click here to contact Christa and Sarah for more information

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Hertfordshire

Stitch in Bishop's Stortford

When: 2nd Monday of the month

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: The Nags Head, 216 Dunmow Rd CM23 5HP

Click here to contact Michele for more information

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Hertfordshire

Hitchin Stitchin'

We're a group of friendly local stitchers of all ages and at all stages who meet every second Friday from 10am to 3pm. Drop in and join us for a cup of tea or coffee and a natter. Beginners welcome.

When: every second Friday

Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Where: The Sun Hotel, Sun Street, Hitchin SG5 1AF

Click here to contact Pat for more information

Click here for Hitchin Stitchin blog

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Hertfordshire

“Hearts and Crafts” club

When: third Monday of each month

Time: 1.30pm-3.30pm

Cost: £1.50 includes refreshments

Where: Letchworth Garden City Church, Icknield Way East, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, SG6 1EF

Click here to contact Chris for more information

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Hertfordshire

KTOG (Knit Together)

When: every other Thursday

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Community Centre, Simpson Drive, Baldock, North Hertfordshire

Click here to contact Rhona for more information

Click here for Group website

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Hertfordshire

All welcome, any age and ability, knit or crochet

When: first Wednesday of the month

Time: from 8 pm onwards

Where: Upstairs at the White Horse in Castle Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire

Click here to contact Victoria for more information

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Hertfordshire

'Herts Knattering Knitters and Stitchers'

When: Alternate Mondays

Time: 6.00 - 9.00pm

Cost: £2 per meeting to include refreshments

Where: St Pauls Church Hall, Cranes Way, Borehamwood, Herts

Click here to contact Jenny for more information

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Hertfordshire

Knitclub

When: first Wednesday of each month

Time: 7.30pm onwards

Where: The Long and Short Arm Pub, 18 Lemsford Village, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 7TN

Click here to contact Juliet for more information

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Hertfordshire

When: last Monday of each month

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Where: The Tap Bar, High St, Ware, Hertfordshire

Click here to contact Jenny for more information

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Kent

Knit and Natter

Friendly group, we are a small group so would welcome new members. All abilities welcome. Bring your knitting or crochet projects, browse patterns, swap ideas and tips, chat, relax and enjoy a tea or coffee and biscuits.

When: Mondays 11-12pm
When: Saturdays 12-1pm This Saturday group is primarily for children

Where: Borough Green Library, High Street, Borough Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 8BJ

Click here to contact Jad for more information

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Kent

'Knit and Knatter' group

Friendly group, we are a small group so would welcome new members. All abilities welcome. Bring your knitting or crochet projects, browse patterns, swap ideas and tips, chat, relax and enjoy a tea or coffee and biscuits.

When: Wednesdays

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: King's Farm Library, Gravesend, Kent DA12 5HR

Click here to contact Jenny for more information

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Kent

Stitch ‘n’ Bitch

When: Wednesdays

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: St Andrews Church Hall, 142 Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent

Click here to contact Rebecca for more information

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Kent

Whitstable Library Knit & Natter

All knitters and crocheters are welcome from beginners (including those who want to learn) to those with more experience.

When: Fridays (fortnightly)

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: Whitstable Library, 32 Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent CT5 1DD

Click here to contact Celia for more information

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Kent

Herne Bay Bandstand Knit and Natter

Our group loves to take on challenges, recently we sent over 200 little jumpers for the 'Fish and chip' babies appeal and also we knitted a boat and characters on the boat and sea and beach creatures etc for the Jubilee and got a lovely letter back from her Majesty. Our group are currently busy taking part inour latest challenge - the Knitting Links world record set up by the UK Hand Knitting Association and WI.

(1) When: Thursday mornings from 10.00am

Where: Makcari's cafe The Bandstand Herne Bay Kent

(2) When: fortnightly

Where: Herne Bay Bowls club at 2.00pm

Click here to contact April for more information

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Kent

Funky Knitters

We are a friendly group of fun and funky knitters and crocheters. Join us for a fun relaxed evening of laughter if you love knitting or crochet, or would love to learn.

When: alternate Tuesdays

Time: from 8.00pm

Where: The Bullfinch, Riverhead Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 2DR

Click here to contact Clare for more information

Click here for website

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Kent

Purly Girlies

We welcome knitters & stitchers of all abilities to our fun sessions where we share our experiences, compare projects and generally knit & natter.

When: every Wednesday afternoon

Time: from 2.00pm

Where: Brooks Tearooms, 102 High Street, Hythe, Kent CT21 5LE

Cost: no charge, just buy a drink

Click here to contact Bryony for more information

Click here for website

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Kent

Knit And Natter

A friendly group who knit for charity as well as their own projects. Experienced or novice knitters all welcome. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided and lots of natter.

When: every other Wednesday

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Walderslade Village Library, Walderslade Rd, Chatham Kent ME5 9LR

Click here to contact Carole for more information

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Kent

Wrotham Knitting Group

A small, friendly group - we welcome knitters with any level of experience or no experience at all and any other crafts.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: The Bull, Bull Lane, Wrotham, Kent TN15 7RF

Click here to contact Jad for more information

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Kent

Marling Cross Library Knitting Group

Lots of silliness and we even get some knitting done too!

When: every Tuesday

Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Where: Marling Cross Library, Mackenzie Way, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 5TY

Click here for more information

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Kent

Whitstable Yarnies Knitting Club

We are a group of knitters and crocheters who meet each week. Every 2 weeks we have Celia the best crochet teacher ever! We have just celebrated our 2nd Birthday (May 2012), with a party where we raised money for Demelza House Hospice Care, and had 2 cakes with candles! We are all ages and experience levels, we are so noisy that you can hear us from down the road!

When: every Tuesday

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Howard's Kitchen, Gladstone Road, Whitstable, Kent

Click here to contact Linda for more information

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Kent

Stitch & Knit

This is a fun get-together for people of all abilities who want to bring their own knitting & stitching projects. We offer help for beginners. Everyone is welcome during term-time

When: Thursday (term times)

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost: £4 per session, tea/coffee & homemade biscuit/cake are provided. Occasional knitting workshops on Sunday afternoons

Where: Petham Village Hall, Church Lane, Canterbury CT4 5RD

Click here to contact Rowan for more information

Click here for website

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Kent

This Art of Mine Knitting Group

For all wool related crafts please feel free to come and join our group. We knit, crochet, weave, felt and most importantly natter. If you've never done any of the aforementioned, we will endeavour to get you started so beginners and experts alike are most welcome.

When: every Tuesday evening

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: This Art of Mine, Little Budds Farm, Coldblow Lane, Thurnham, Maidstone,Kent ME14 3LR

Click here to contact Kate for more information

Click here for website

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Kent

Chatham Knitters

We are a small friendly group and we knit, crochet, spin and chat (and some people do none of those things, but still join us for the chat!)

When: twice a month on a Saturday

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: The Emmaus Church Centre, Clover Street, Chatham, Kent ME4 4DT

Click here to contact Glynis for more information

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Kent

Knitting For Charity Groups

If you enjoy knitting or want to learn, come along and join us. We knit for the premature baby unit at Medway Maritime Hospital and for the Blythswood Trust. Blythswood is a charity that sends warm garments to children in need in other countries. Wool and needles are available for you to use.

Hempstead Library

When: fortnightly on a Monday

Time: from 10.30am

Where: Hempstead Library, Hempstead Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 3QG Tel: 01634 361544

Rainham Library

When: fortnightly on a Monday

Time: from 2.00pm

Where: Rainham Library, Birling Avenue, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent ME8 7LR Tel:01634 333854

Luton Library

When: weekly on a Wednesday

Time: from 10.00am

Where: Luton Library, 2 Nelson Terrace, Luton, Chatham, Kent ME5 7LA Tel:01634 406923

Cuxton Library

When: fortnightly on a Friday

Time: from 2.00pm

Where: Cuxton Library, Bush Road, Cuxton, Rochester, Kent ME2 1EY Tel:01634 711391

Lordswood Library

When: fortnightly on a Friday

Time: from 2.00pm

Where: Lordswood Library, Kestrel Road, Lordswood, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8TH Tel:01634 862096

Knit 'n' Natter

Bring your knitting along to this friendly group. We welcome beginners, experts and enthusiasts.

Walderslade Hook Meadow Library

When: fortnightly on a Tuesday

Time: from 2.00pm

Where: Walderslade Hook Meadow Library, King George Road, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent ME5 0TZ Tel:01634 861531

Click here to contact Gwynne for more information


Kent

Sheppey Knit-Witz

We have a gossip and show off what we have been making. Some ladies sew, others crochet, and the rest of us knit shawls, hats, scarves, etc. The current trend is tea cosies!

When: every Tuesday morning

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m

Where: Trinity Room, Healthy Living Centre, Sheerness Promenade, Sheerness.

Click here to contact Patricia for more information

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Kent

Dover Community Craft Group

We are an informal community craft group. We "knit'n'natter" and also crochet, and embroider. We welcome new members including absolute beginners and we all enjoy sharing projects and ideas. Some of us knit for charity, and have donated knitted and crocheted blankets to several local charities.

When: every Tuesday afternoon

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Crown & Sceptre Pub, Elms Vale, Dover

Click here to contact Julie for more information

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Kent

Tonbridge Library Knit & Knatter

A friendly informal group with refreshments provided

When: every Monday

Time: 10.30am - 11.30am

Where: Tonbridge Library, Avebury Avenue, Tonbridge TN9 1TG

Click here to contact Evelyn for more information

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Kent

Hildenborough Library Knit & Knatter

Two groups, one for adults held usually on a Monday or Thursday afternoon.  Also a children's group that meets on a Thursday from 3.30pm

Where: Hildenborough Library, 3 Riding Lane, Hildenborough, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 9HX

Click here to contact Evelyn for more information

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Kent

Snodland Library Knit & Knatter & Crochet

When: every Tuesday

Time: 10.00am - 11.00am

Where: Snodland Library, 15-17 High Street. Snodland. ME6 5DA

Click here to contact Evelyn for more information

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Kent

Country Ways Knit Spin & Crochet

New members are welcome and help is always on hand if you are new to these crafts.

When: alternate Monday afternoons

Time: 2.00pm - 4.30pm

Where: Appleton Room at Lenham Community Centre, Groom Way, Lenham, Kent

Click here to contact Jan for more information

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Kent

Knit and Natter, Stitch and Chatter

We knit, crochet, sew, quilt, make cards, natter, drink tea and eat cake. None of us are experts but we are all happy to share the skills that we have. Everyone is welcome from complete beginners to masters of their craft. For details of the next meeting e-mail this address and we will get back to you.

When: second Monday of the month

Time: from 8.00pm onwards.

Where: The venue can vary but will always in the Chistlehurst area.

Click here to contact Sally for more information

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Kent

Faversham Library

All ages are welcome, from beginners (including those who want to learn) to advanced covering both knitting and crocheting.

When: every Monday

Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm 

Where: Faversham Library, Newton Road, Faversham, Kent 

Click here to contact Celia for more information                     

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Kent

Teynham Library

All ages are welcome, from beginners (including those who want to learn) to advanced covering both knitting and crocheting.

When: every other Monday

Time: 2.00pm - 3.45pm

Where: Teynham Library, London Road, Teynham, Kent                 

Click here to contact Celia for more information

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Kent

Sittingbourne Library

All ages are welcome, from beginners (including those who want to learn) to advanced covering both knitting and crocheting.

When: every other Wednesday, 10.00am - 12.00pm

When: every other Thursday, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: Sittingbourne Library, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent

Click here to contact Celia for more information

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Kent

In 2009 Mary Portas from "Mary Queen of Shops" filmed our knitting group at the shop "Avicraft" for her new series. We were asked to help with the "Living and Giving" theme of the show and start a community knitting group at The Save The Children shop in Orpington.

When: Third Friday of each month

Time: from 5.00pm

Where: Save The Children shop, 104 High Street, Orpington, Kent

Click here to contact Sharon for more information

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Kent

Aylesford Knitting Group

We welcome new members regardless of whether they are beginners or great knitters. If you can already knit we'll help you tackle more ambitious projects or you can just enjoy knitting with friends, sharing hints and tips

When: Tuesdays (during term time)

Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Where: contact Sue

Click here to contact Sue for more information

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Kent

The idea is that the Wool Shop will be open for members only from 6.30pm til 9pm on those evenings for club members to socialise over a cuppa – knit – try new things and have access to the pattern library

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: Avicraft Wool Shop, 15 Chatterton Road, Bromley Kent, BR2 9QW

Click here to contact Sharon for more information

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Kent

Maidstone Knit & Natter

When: 2nd Saturday of each month (no meeting in December)

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: 'Ethos', Gabriel Hill, Maidstone, ME15 6HL

Click here to contact Hazel for more information

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Kent

Knit Wits

When: every Tuesday

Time: From 6.30pm

Where: Matzo Art Cafe , Dover Discovery Centre Market Square, Dover KENT CT16 1PB

Click here for more information

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Kent

Buzy Fingers

We are a friendly group of women who share our hobbies surrounding yarn. We all knit, crochet and teach each other new and great things.

Day: Monthly meeting on the 2nd Saturday of every month

Time: 12-4 pm

Where: Age Concern, Pop-In-Parlour Northumberland Heath. (Adjacent to Public Library), Mill Road, Northumberland Heath, Kent. DA17 5EQ

Click here for further details about Buzy Fingers

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Norfolk

Neatishead Knit and Stitch

Everyone welcome, all abilities, we knit and stitch for charities and local events, as well as doing our own thing and there’s usually somebody there to offer advice or give a helping hand.

When: 2nd Wednesday and 4th Tuesday, every month

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: New Victory Hall, Neatishead, Norfolk

Click here to contact Claire

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Norfolk

Lynn Knitters

At the moment we have 9 members we donate our items to Local Charities but some are overseas. We also raise money for Cancer charities and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.

When: 2nd & 4th Week of every month on a Wednesday evening

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: The Maltings Q Club Function Room, Page Stair Lane King's Lynn, Norfolk PE30 1NQ

Click here to contact Katie for more information and here for Facebook page

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Norfolk

Crafty Ewe Knit And Knatter

Come and meet new friends and benefit from the experience of other crafters.

When: every Tuesday: 10.00am to 12.00pm

When: every Wednedsday 5.30pm

Where: Crafty Ewe, 15 St Giles Street, Norwich NR2 1JL

Click here to contact Dorothy for more information

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Norfolk

Knit Together

Everyone of all ages and abilties is welcome to come and join us to knit, crochet and, of course, talk

When: every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month

Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Where: Shrublands Centre, Magdalen Way, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth NR31 7BP

Click here to contact Rae if you live in the North Walsham, Cromer, Aylsham, Norwich area

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Norfolk

North Walsham Library Knitting Group

Our knitting group is flourishing, but we would welcome new members, beginners and old hands alike

When: last Friday in each month

Time: 1.00pm - 2.30pm

Where: North Walsham Library, New Rd, North Walsham

Click here to contact Jacqui if you live in the North Walsham, Cromer, Aylsham, Norwich area

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Norfolk

Gorleston Stitchers

We are a small knitting group in Gorleston, Norfolk and would welcome new members and be happy to teach beginners how to knit or crochet. We are always looking for new ideas to keep members interested, and all levels of experience should enjoy our evening meetings.

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Time: 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Where: Wine Bar, Pier Hotel, Harbour's Mouth, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR31 6PL

Click here to contact Pam for more information

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Norfolk

North Norfolk Knitters

When: 2nd Tuesday of each month

Time: 10.00 to 12.00

Where: Corpusty & Saxthorpe Village Hall, Heydon Road, Corpusty, Norfolk

Click here to contact Rita for further information

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Norfolk (South)

Tasburgh Knit Wits: New Knitting Group November 2010. All knitters are welcome beginners to experienced.

When: every other Thursday

Time: 7.00 - 9.00pm

Where: Tasburgh Village Hall, Grove Lane, Tasburgh, Norfolk NR15 1LR

Click here to contact Denise for further information

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Norfolk

Norfolk Yarns Knit 'n' Knatter group

Knitters of all abilities are welcome to come along and join in

When: first Tuesday of each month

Time: 10.00am - 12.00am

Where: Norfolk Yarn, 288 Aylsham Road, Norwich. NR3 2RG

Click here to contact Rebecca for more information

Click here for details on website

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Norfolk (North)

Krazy Knitters (Chicks with Sticks)

We gather in the comfortable lounge where refreshments are available. All levels of knitters are very welcome, whether beginners or more experienced and tuition is available, if required,  as well as guidance, pattern swaps and knitting news. On alternate months we have breakfast in the hotel, in their lovely dining room overlooking the garden and four times a year we visit a hotel on the coast for a lavish afternoon tea. Our ages range from 40's to 80's and we have lots of fun.

When: every Monday

Time: 9.30am - 11.30am

Where: The Lawns Hotel, Station Road, Holt, Norfolk

Click here to contact Jacky for more information

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Norfolk

Knutty Knitters' Knit & Knatter - a new Let's Knit local group!

We are a small but very friendly group aged 30 upwards, who would love to see new members! Bring along your project, relax and chat as we share tips, advice and lots of natter! The Bluebell is very welcoming with a great relaxed atmosphere and wonderful food, with 2 open fires for chilly evenings.

When: alternate Mondays

Time: 7.00pm till late

Where: The Bluebell Public House, Stoke Ferry, Norfolk, PE33 9SW

Click here to contact Emma for more information

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Norfolk

Knit & Knatter

Join us as we knit elephants of all sizes to celebrate Thetford's link with Maharajah Duleep Singh, the last Maharajah of the Punjab. Wool, needles and light refreshments provided.

When: one Tuesday and Thursday per month

Time: 10.30am

Where: Ancient House, Museum of Thetford Life, White Hart Street, Thetford, IP24 1AA

Cost: Free, but please book in advance

Also available: monthly Learn to Knit sessions at the museum for all ages.

Click here to contact Melissa for more information

Click here for Museum Of Thetford Life (Click on "What's On")

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Oxfordshire

Oxford Social Knitwork

When: every Thursday

Time: 5.30pm - 8.00pm (or later)

Where: announced each week via our Facebook page

Click here to contact Maria more information and here for Twitter

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Oxfordshire

Oxford Yarn Store Knitting Groups

Meet other knitters and crocheters for informal knit and natter sessions in the Store with refreshments provided. All abilities welcome.

Morning Knit Club: Wednesdays 10.00am – 12.00pm

Evening Knit Club: Thursdays 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Where: Oxford Yarn Store, 3 North Parade Avenue, Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6LX

Click here for more information and here for Facebook page

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Oxfordshire

Fibrework Knit Group

Bring along a current project or seek inspiration to start something new. Expert advice always available.

When: every Tuesday evening 6.00pm - 8.00pm

When: every Thursday afternoon 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: The Fibreworks Oxford, 116 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1JE

Click here for more information and here for Facebook page

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Oxfordshire

Knit Oxford

This is a new group with new knitters specialising in yarnbombing!

When: every Tuesday

Time: from 5.00pm

Where: The Albion Beatnik, 34 Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6AA

Click here for more information on Facebook

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Oxfordshire

Fibre Knitting Group

Bring along a current project or seek inspiration to start something new. Expert advice always available.

When: every Tuesday afternoon

Time: 2.00 - 4.00pm

When: every Wednesday evening

Time: 6.00 - 8.00pm

Where: The Fibreworks, 10A Middle Row, Chipping Norton OX7 5NH

Click here for more information

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Oxfordshire

Knit and Natter

There are all levels of knitters who attend so help is always at hand should you need it. The shop remains open during the knitting group

When: first and third Wednesday of the month

Time: 7.00pm – 9.30pm

Cost: £2 to cover refreshments

Where: Black Hills Yarns, 44 Hart Street, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2AU

Click here to contact Penny for more details

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Oxfordshire

Mr Darcey's Knitting Circle

When: every week

When: one week in the evening from 7.00pm-10.00pm (for the people who work full time during the day!) 

When: the alternate week in the morning from 10.00am - 1.00pm

Where: Cool Contours, Arts Centre, Warden Hill, Chipping Warden, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire. OX17 1AJ

Click here to contact Julie for more details

Click here for website

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Oxfordshire

Oxford Knitters

When: every Saturday

Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm

Where: The Café , Waterstones, William Baker House, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AF

Click here to contact Sally for more details

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Oxfordshire

Cast On!

Bring along a current project, start a new one or ask us to show you how

When: every last Wednesday of the month

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: The Horse and Jockey, 25 Faringdon Road, Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire, SN7 8NN

Click here to contact Ruth for more details

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Oxfordshire

Oxford Blue Stockings

When: every Wednesday

Time: 5pm onwards

Where: Royal Oak, Woodstock Road, Oxford

Click here to contact Elizabeth for more information

Click here for Oxford Blue Stockings on Ravelry (you will need to login)

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Somerset

Knit and Natter

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Where: The Library, Union Street, Cheddar, BS27 3NB

Click here to contact Sandi for more information

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Somerset

Knit and Natter

When: every Friday

Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm

Where: The Stitch Academy, 57 Station Road, Taunton,Somerset TA1 1NZ

Click here to contact Pat for more information

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Somerset

Cross Patch Craft Club

When: every Wednesday evening

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: 66 Meadow Street, Western Super Mare, Somerset, BS23 1QN

Click here to contact Mandi for more information

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Somerset (Bath and North East)

'Cool To Knit'

When: fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons (meeting 8th February 2011)

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Oldfield Park, Bath

Click here to contact Wendy

Click here for 'Cool To Knit' website

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Somerset (Bath and North East)

Bath Stitch'n'Bitch

Come along and knit (bring sewing too) beginners, experts and enthusiasts, help available. All welcome. Fairtrade tea, coffee and cakes available.

When: 2nd and 4th Sunday of the Month

Time: 2pm to 5.30pm (from 8th October)

Where: The Kindling Coffee Shop (back room), 9a Claverton Buildings, Claverton Street, Widcombe, Bath (behind Bath Spa Railway Station)

Click here to contact Jessica for further information

Click here for Bath Stitch'n'Bitch website

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Somerset (Bath and North East)

Bath Stitch'n'Bitch Tuesday Group

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: Crystal Palace Tavern, Bath BA1 1NW (We meet at the right-hand side, non-smoking).

Click here to contact Jessica for further information

Click here for Bath Stitch'n'Bitch website

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Somerset

'Woolcake'

When: once a month

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Gasworks House, Draycot Road, Cheddar. BS27

Click here to contact Debbie for date of next meeting

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Somerset

Knit'n'Natter, we're a very informal group looking for new members

When: every other Friday

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: at Lyn's house in Backwell, Somerset

Click here to contact Lyn for more information and address

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Somerset

The Wool Sanctuary Knit Club: Come and relax at The Wool Sanctuary, bring your knitting and meet and be inspired by other knitters. This Knit club is for the complete beginner to the advanced knitter, we just love knitting so please come and join us

When: every three weeks (on a Saturday)

Time: 10.00 - 4.00pm

Where: The Wool Sanctuary, 12, Treveleyan Road, Weston Super Mare BS23 3BH

Click here to contact Suzie for more information

Click here for website

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Somerset

Taunton Stitch n Bitch

We're a mixed group from beginners to super skilled. Hot drinks and often fabulous cakes involved!

When: first Friday of every month

Time: 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: The Friends Meeting House, Bath Place, Taunton

Cost: £2.00

Click here to contact Vanessa for more information

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Somerset

Frome Knitterati

A drop in group for knitters and sewers based along the line of the worldwide phenomenon of Stitch'n'Bitch. Join the wool revolution, make friends and share knowledge. All ages and abilities welcome

When: every Tuesday

Time: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Merlin Theatre, Bath Road, Frome, Somerset BA11 2HG

Cost: £3 donation to Merlin Community & Education programme. Includes unlimited tea and coffee.

Click here for more information

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Suffolk

Knitting In Ipswich

When: every Wednesday

Time:

Where: Loveone, St Peter's Street, Ipswich

Click here to contact Nicola

Click here for more details on Halfpenny Home blog

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Suffolk

Knit and Yarn

We knit, chat and relax over tea/coffee, someone usually brings a homemade cake! Various ages and skills

When: every Friday

Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm 'Open House' between shop opening hours

Where: 'Knit and Yarn', 3 Upper Olland Street Bungay, Suffolk NR35 1BD

Click here to contact Gilly for more information

Click here for directions

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Suffolk

Ipswich Knitterati

When: every other Thursday

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: The Brewery Tap Pub, Cliff Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk IP3 0AT

Cost: No charge, but you might like to bring money for drinks

Click here to contact Lois for more information

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Surrey

Knit & Knatter

All welcome - beginners and experienced alike. Knitters, crocheters, stitchers all welcome. £3 per session which includes tea, coffee and biscuits etc.

Every Friday from 10.30am - 1.00pm

First Wednesday evening of each month 7.00-9.00pm

Where: The Fluff-a-torium, 20 West Street, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1BL (Studio above the shop)

Click here to contact Gillian for further information

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Surrey

Knit and Natter

Everyone welcome

When: every Tuesday

Time: 10.30am - 12.00pm

Where: The Y Restaurant, Guildford YMCA, Bridge Street, Guildford GU1 4SB

Click here to contact Val for more information

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Surrey

Yarn Fondlers

Do you knit, crochet, cross stitch? Everyone is welcome whether you're new or experienced, come and join us for a little bit of Me Time in the middle of the day. We knit, crochet, cross stitch and chat. There are no fee’s, it’s free to drop in whenever you want.You don’t have to be a knitter or crocheter to come along. I always bring spare yarn and needles, if you want to just turn up and give it a go.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 11.30am -2.30pm

Where: The Star, Church Street, Godalming Surrey

Click here to contact Dawn for more information

Click here for Facebook Group or here for Twitter, or here for Ravelry

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Surrey

Interknit Cafe Knitting Group

When: every Thursday

Time: 10.30am -4.30pm

Where: The Interknit Cafe, 60 Downing Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7PN

Click here to contact Kareen for more information

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Surrey

Godalming PurlJam

We have a range of people that come, from complete novices to experienced knitters. Crocheters and needleworkers are also encouraged!

When: every Monday

Time: 7.30pm - 10.00pm

Where: The Star, 17 Church Street Godalming, GU7 1EL

Click here to contact Dawn for more information

Click here for Facebook page

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Surrey

Knitter Natter

When: every Tuesday

Time: 8pm till late

Where: The Barn, Old Kiln Courtyard, 3B The Borough, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7NA

Click here to contact Mr Stitch for more information

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Surrey

Knitting Ne'er Do-Wells

A gathering of woolly creatives. Official meets 1-3pm Fridays, term time. If you follow our cause, then come along.

When: every Friday during term time

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: Bethel Baptist Chapel, GU9 OQA Upper Hale , Farnham, Surrey

Click here to contact Kath for more information

Click here for Facebook page

Click here for Twitter

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Surrey

Knit Night, knitters and crocheters welcome!

When: every Thursday

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: The Knit Club, 27 High Street, Caterham, Surrey CR3 5UE

Cost: £4.00 which covers an instructor, tea and cakes

Click here to contact Louise for more information

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Surrey

Knit & Sew 2

When: every Thursday

Time: 6.45pm -10.00pm

Where: Elsie Stranks Room, Byfleet Village Hall, Surrey KT14 7QL

Click here to contact Jude for more information

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Surrey

'Hooky Knitters' A friendly group, mix of ages, novices and experts and all crafters are welcome

When: second and fourth Wednesday of the month

Time: from 8.00pm

Where: The Sun, 4 North Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5

Click here to contact Rachel for more information

Click here for group on Facebook and here for website

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Surrey

Keep Knitting Guildford

I have run a knitting group in Guildford since march 2010 and would welcome new people, beginners, anyone wanting to learn, it’s not just knitters, crochet, embroidery,  all crafters are welcome.

When: every other Thursday

Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Where: The Keep, Castle Street, Guildford

Click here to contact Sandie for more information

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Surrey

Cranleigh Knitting Club

We meet in a lovely cafe on the High Street, which is providing us with lovely drinks and cakes in return for letting us use their space, so please bring a few coins so that you can enjoy those. We welcome all ages, and all levels of expertise from learners to experts!

When: first Tuesday of the month

Time: 10am

Where: Cranleigh High Street

Click here to contact Alice for more information

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Surrey

When: usually on a Tuesday, approximately once a month

Time: from 7.00pm

Where: White House Pub, 8 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4AJ

Click here to contact Ginny for more information

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Surrey

Knit 'N "Knatter

(1) When: every Friday morning

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

(2) When: 1st Wednesday evening of every month

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: The Fluff-a-torium, 20 West Street, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1BL ,(in the studio above The Fluff-a-torium)

Click here to contact Gillian for more information

Click here for details on website

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Surrey

'Staines Knitting Group'

We are a friendly group, all abilities welcome.

When: every Tuesday evening and one Sunday a month 2.30pm - 4.30pm (see Ravelry group for date)

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: Two Rivers Pub, Church Street, Staines, Middlesex

Click here for Staines Knitting Group on Ravelry (login required)

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Surrey

Knit & Natter, our weekly needlework, knitting & crochet group

When: every Wednesday

Time: 10:00 -12:00 pm

Where: Pandora, 196 High Street, Guildford, SurryGU1 3HZ

Click here for more information

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Surrey

Clickers: knitting/crochet group

Everyone welcome, starters to experienced

When: second Wednesday of every month

Time: 1000am - 1.00pm

Where: Woodhatch Centre, Whitebeam Drive, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7LS

Click here to contact Bernadette for more information

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Surrey

We are a knitting and storytelling group who meet monthly. Our crocheted, knitted and quilted gifts are given to six charities

When: first Wednesday of the month

Time: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Where: Richmond Unitarian Church, Ormond Road, Richmond, Surrey TW10 6TH

Click here to contact Jo for more details

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Surrey

Knit Wits

Come along and meet a really friendly group of Knitters. All abilities welcome.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 8.00pm - 10.00pm

Where: Riverside Bar, Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey

Click here to contact Pat for further information

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Surrey

Knuts about Knitting: every one welcome beginners to experts

When: every other Tuesday

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Cranleigh Arts Centre, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS

Click here to contact Louise for further information

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Sussex, East

There is a good mix of experienced and new knitters and someone is always there to lend a hand, give advice or to teach a newbie. There are several men who come along and are made welcome.

When: every Thursday

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Where: Post Office Tea Rooms, 40a Marina, St.Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 0BU.

Cost: £3.50 - we provide tea/coffee and home made cakes, along with good company.

Click here to contact David for further information

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Sussex, East

When: every Wednesday

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: Temptation Cafe, 56 Gardner Street, Brighton BN1 1NU

Click here to contact Peter for further information

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Sussex, East

When: every Monday 6.00pm - 8.00pm

When: every Wednesday 10.30am - 12.30pm

Where: Wa Waa’s Wool N’Bits, 22 Parkhurst Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex TN40 1DF

Click here to contact Fran for further information

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Sussex, East

Knit & Natter @ Cocoon

Drop-in, all ages and abilities welcome

When: every Friday

Time: 10.30am -12.30pm 

Where: Cocoon, 10 George Street, Hove, East Sussex BN3 3YA

Cost: £2 inc drinks and biccies

Click here to contact Jackie for more information

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Sussex, East

Knitting Group: drop in, beginners welcome

When: every Thursday

Time: between 8.00pm & 10.00pm

Where: Purl, 16 Upper Hamilton Road, Brighton BN1 5DF

Cost: £2.00

Click here to contact Debbie for more information

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Sussex, East

Brighton Stitch n Bitch

When: every Wednesday

Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Where: Starbucks, Western Road, Brighton (next to Marks & Spencers)

Click here to contact Jo for more information

Click here for their Ravelry site

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Sussex, East

Sovereign Harbour Village Knitting Circle, Visitors to Eastbourne are welcome to join the group and make friends with the locals. 

When: every Tuesday

Time: 11am to 12.30pm

Where: Harvester at the Waterfront

Click here to contact Carol for more information

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Sussex, East

Knit Jam

When: every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: White Rock Hotel, 1-10 White Rock, Hastings

Click here to contact Joanna for more information

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Sussex, East

Knit & Purl To Perfection

For the absolute beginner and those looking to learn new skills and techniques.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Where: Farm Tavern, 13 Farm Road, Hove [Just off Western Road], East Sussex. BN3 1FB

Click here to contact Erika for more information

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Sussex, East

When: every Monday

Time: from 8pm

Where: Hobgoblin pub, 31 York Place, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4GU

Click here for more information

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Sussex, East

Brighton and Hove Stitch 'n' Bitch

Knitters and crocheters welcome. Beginners or more experienced. Café is lovely serving yummy food. Just come along or e-mail for more info or directions.

When: every Tuesday

Time: 7 - 9pm

Where: Sanctuary Cafe, Brunswick Street East, Brighton and Hove

Click here to contact Lou for more information

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Sussex, East

When: every Monday

Time: 11.00 - 1.00pm

Where: The Wish Tower Cafe (on the seafront), Eastbourne

Click here to contact Sharon for more information

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Sussex, East

Southend Stitch'n'Bitch

When: every second Wednesday

Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm

Where: Utopia Cafe, 2 The Royals, High St, Southend-On-Sea, Essex SS1 1DQ (on the side of BHS in the High St)Knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers welcome!

Click here to contact Ann for more information

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Sussex, West

Crochet Knit and Natter Group

We will be helping make knitted and crocheted items to raise money for children living with a life threatening illness. We'd be very grateful if anyone can donate small oddments of yarn to help us.

When: every Wednesday

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Findon Valley Library, Vale Avenue, Worthing, West Sussex

Click here to contact Irene for more information

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Sussex, West

Knit and Knatter

All abilities in knitting and crochet welcome, including absolute beginners; other needle-crafters also welcome!

When: 2nd & last Saturday of the month

Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6HG

Click here to contact Ruth for more information

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Sussex, West

Billingshurst Belles

Everybody is welcome. Absolute beginners to experts. There is no subscription or register, just come & bring your current WIP (work in progress), or some materials to get started if you want to learn. Advice on knitting, crochet & some other crafts is there for the asking. Our group is also on 'Ravelry'. We meet in the restaurant area at the back of the pub where soft drinks, tea & coffee can be purchased along with the alcoholic kind. Want to come? Just turn up or if you prefer, e-mail first

When: every Tuesday evening

Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: The Six Bells Pub, High Street, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9QS

Click here to contact Charlotte for more information

Click here for Ravelry Group

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Sussex, West

Crafty Knitters

When: every Wednesday

Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost: £1.50 (refreshments)

Where: Sussex Crafts, 45 High Street, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5JU

Click here to contact Philip for more information

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Sussex, West

Crochet Club

When: every Saturday

Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Sussex Crafts, High Street, Cuckfield, West Sussex

Cost: £1.50 (refreshments)

Click here to contact Philip for more information

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Sussex, West

Shoreham Stitch & Bitch

When: every Monday

Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: Beach House, 16 East Street, Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex

Click here to contact Linda for more information

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Sussex, West

Arundel Clack and Yak

We are a very friendly group who knit, crochet and do some needlework

When: every first and third Thursday

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: Zigs, High Street, Arundel, West Sussex

Click here to contact Felicity for more information

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Wiltshire

Hook&Knit

Everyone welcome, just come along and bring your knitting or crochet project or if you wish to learn to knit and/or crochet we can help you.

When: every other Thursday (next one 20th March 2014)

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: Angel Hotel, High Street, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire

Click here for Facebook page

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Wiltshire

Swindon Stitch n Bitch

Everyone welcome, just come along and bring your knitting or crochet project or if you wish to learn to knit and/or crochet we can help you.

When: every Monday

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: Manor Farm Pub, Haydon Wick, Swindon, Wiltshire

Click here to contact Tracey for more information

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Wiltshire

Knit & Natter

Join us for week day knit & natter sessions, coffee mornings, drop in & craft & Friday evening learn to Crochet classes.

When: last Friday of the month - Please check website for any changes to date.

Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm

Where: Sarah's Stamp Shack Craft Centre, Unit 1a, Richmond Farm Business Park, Brickworth Road, Whiteparish, Wiltshire SP5 2QG

Click here to contact Sarah for more information

Click here for website and here for Facebook

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Wiltshire

North Wilts Chicks with Sticks

We currently have about 25 members who like to knit, crochet, felt, embroider, quilt, appliqué & patchwork. The group was set up just over 2 years ago in 2012.

When: every Tuesday; 10.00am -12.00pm at The Jackdaw Cafe, Town Hall, Malmesbury

When: every Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.00pm at Dolly Bobbins, Cranmore House, Market Cross, Malmesbury

Click here to contact Tracey for more information

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Wiltshire

Knit and Natter

When: first and third Monday

Time: 10.00am -12.00pm

Where: Wootton Hall Visitor and Craft Centre, Sparrow Lane, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 7AG

Click here to contact Sheridan for more information

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Wiltshire

Crafty Yarn Knitting Group

When: 12.30pm - 4.00pm on Tuesdays

When: 10.30am - 1.00pm on Thursdays

Where: Crafty Yarn, Unit 8, Studley Grange Vraft Village, Hay Lane, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 9QT

Click here to contact Abby for more information

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Wiltshire

When: first Tuesday of every month

Time: from 7.30pm

Where: The Volunteer Inn, Great Somerford, Near Chippenham, Wiltshire

Click here to contact Janice for more information

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Wiltshire

k1sip1 ‘n Natter

Suitable for advanced and beginners, everyone is welcome, but bear in mind we are in a public house so anyone under 18 would have to be accompanied by an adult.

When: fortnightly on a Thursday

Time: 8.00pm

Where: Wellesley Arms Pub, Sutton Benger, North Wiltshire

Click here to contact Ed or Nic for further information

Click here for Yahoo Group email

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Wiltshire

Fabric Magic Knitting & Crochet Club

When: every second Tuesday

Time: 4.30pm-6.00pm

Where: Costa Coffee. 23, Fore St, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8ER

Click here to contact Penny for more information

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Wiltshire

Craft Chat & Coffee

All crafts are encouraged which incudes knitting, crochet, quilting,  cross stitch, beading, sewing etc. This new group will be supporting Operation Christmas Child shoebox appeal, Dorothy House Hospice and other local charities.

When: fortnightly on a Friday

Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Bowerhill Village Hall, Bowerhill, near Melksham, Wiltshire

Entrance: £2.00

Click here to contact Jenny for further information

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Wiltshire

When: every Monday

Time: from 8.00pm

Where: The Roebuck Inn, London Road, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Click here to contact Emily for further information

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Wiltshire

When: every Monday

Time: from 8.00pm

Where: The Roebuck Inn, London Road, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Click here to contact Emily for further information

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Guernsey

iMake Stitch n' Bitch

The iMake Stitch n’ Bitch in Guernsey is a regular gathering of like-minded crafters at all levels. Most of us are knitters but anyone with a passion for craft (and a work-in-progress) is welcome. If you’d like to attend a gathering, please send an email letting us know as space is limited.

When: once a month

Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm

Where: The Gallery, Mansell Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey (although we have been known to go ‘on tour’ and try different venues)

Cost: none! We just ask that you occasionally make a donation to the tea and coffee fund as these are provided by the organiser.

Click here to contact Martine for further information

Click here for timetable of dates and events

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