The Fenton Knitting Group meets for the first time in 2019 tomorrow, 8 January, with a warm welcome to our returning members as well as any new knitters or anyone wanting to learn to knit.
So if you want to get crafty with your needles, Fenton is the place to be on Tuesday evenings.
Although the festive season is officially over once again for another year, our cake this week will be Mary Berry’s Twelfth Night Cake. See for yourself Soo’s very first attempt at ‘posh’ filigree icing. It may not look quite as smart as Mary’s version, but I promise you it will taste good!
We’re a very friendly bunch here at the Fenton Knitting Group and we always welcome new members. So whether you’re a top notch knitter, a complete beginner or would like some help with improving your skills, or even if crochet or sewing is more your thing, why not come along to The Barn any Tuesday evening and join us for a piece of delicious cake, a cup of tea and lots of laughter and gossip!
Yet another week has simply flown by and we are almost into February already. My days are very busy, planning lessons and teaching, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. My Friday smile this week came as I reflected on the week gone by, the knitting project I have finally finished and the next piece of sewing I am itching to start and my thoughts turned to my little knitting group. On Tuesday evenings everything stops for just an hour and a half and my ‘knitting ladies’ arrive. I started the Fenton Knitting Group soon after we relocated to Lincolnshire. We are only a very small band at present but hope to grow as the word gets round. We are not all knitters, but all needle crafters are welcome and what a laugh we have. My poor, long suffering husband can hear us from his ‘office’ and is convinced we are fuelled by something stronger than tea and cake. But no, it is simply the pleasure of sharing our ups and downs, not always craft-related, with like-minded people. I make the cakes, though I am most definitely not the best baker and certainly not very good at decorating them, but years of whipping up sponges to feed hungry children coming home from school means that I can manage a Victoria sandwich. Occasionally I become a little more adventurous and bake a Black Forest Gateau and this week it was my personal favourite, Flapplejacks.
Thank you for your company, ladies and Happy Friday!
So far at the Fenton Knitting Group there has been some heavy-duty cable knitting, a lot of hand sewing and a bit of crochet, and a great deal of nattering! The cakes we have enjoyed to date have included Victoria sponge, apple cake and raspberry and white chocolate brownie. If this sounds like a great way to spend a Tuesday evening, why not join us? Everyone welcome. You might even get to meet the knitted imp!