Our July 2011 meeting was today. We kept it short because we were privileged to have Elizabeth Gemmel as our guest speaker.
Secretary Sandy at Show and Tell:
Jacqui is out of action for a while, but her knitting hands are fine and her trauma bears just keep coming. Denise took armfuls to Westmead Public and Jill similarly to Westmead Private Childrens Hospitals.
In a fortnight's time Jill will be doing a workshop on joining squares:
Visitors are always welcome. If you plan to come, this is the preparation:
Using 8 ply wool and needles to match:
Cast on 41 stitches and Knit one row.
Row 1 K19 sl1 k2tog psso k19 Row 2 Knit
Row 3 K18 sl1 k2tog psso k18 Row 4 Knit
Continue dec as set until 1 st left. Do not finish off.
Cast on 20 sts
Knit in garter stitch for about 10 cm.
Jill pictured earlier in the year modelling her knitted shrug.