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:

Sandy modelling her completed knitted jacket

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:

Two squares knitted on the bias joined together

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.

Cast off.

Jill wearing her knitted shrug

Jill pictured earlier in the year modelling her knitted shrug.