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woven material

Above is a length of material woven by Pat, using wool, and white wool loom waste given to Marilyn by the head weaver at Avoca Weaving Mill in The Republic of Ireland,when she visited there in 2016. The women holding the material are some of the weavers, at our Weaver's Interest day.

woven bag

Above and below are photos of Pat's hand woven knitting bag. It was woven with bamboo and cotton in the warp and weft, and she used 22 strands of fine thread for the thicker, red, weft. It was woven then make into a bag and lined. The novel way she has attached the handles is brilliant.

woven bag

crochet rug

Above and below are two crochetrugs byJennifer. the one above is a knee rug, and will be a keepsake, and the one below is a queens size rug.

crochet rug


Helen life membership

Above our President, Marilyn, presents Helen with a Certificate of Life Membership to our Club. Helen has been with our club for many years.


Above is a shawl by Ros, who knitted it from wool, using 2 balls of 2 ply yarn, knitted together.


Above is an ice dyed linen dress by Lorraine and Joy, using procion dyes.

hand woven jacket

Above is a handwoven jacket by Pat, using different thicknesses and colours in cotton.


Above is a wonderful knitted silk scarf by Sue. Sue used a silk hankie, drawing the yarn out rather than spinning it first. Sue will teach this technique on Saturday 19th November 2016.

woven jacket

Above is a wonderful woven jacket by Tricia. It was woven using wool and mohair, some of which had been hand spun by Adrian.

dyed skein

Above is a hand dyed, hand spun skein of wool, bamboo and silk by Janine, using lichen.


Above are some skeins and fibre produced by Sanneke. The bottom gray yarn is some single spun wool that had been donated to club, which she has plied ready for use. The other skeins are from our Dyeing Day - top is fibre put into an exhaust coreopsis bath. Below are two skeins put into lichen, and then pale gray yarn dyed with coreopsis and onion skins.

fairisle hat

Above is a wonderful fairisle hat knitted by Sue, after attending a fairisle workshop at our Camp this year. The main emphasis was knitting with two colours, using both hands to hold the yarn.

cobweb felt

Above is a lovely felted wrap by Kirby.

fairisle cap

Above is a hand knitted fairisle cap knitted by Pat.

felted wrap

Above is a felted wrap by Kirby.

knitted shawl

Above is a knitted wool shawl by Marilyn.




ice dyeing

at left is a vest made by Tricia. The woven material was made using rag weaving techniques, which was one of our workshops last year.

the material for the rag weaving was silk and polyester, and woven in tabby weave. The lining and back was 100% cotton.







This photo is a close up of the wonderful patterning that Sanneke got when she ice dyed her pedal pushers at one of the workshop at our Weekend Camp thisyear.





knitted vest




at left is a knitted vest by Ros, which was knitted in wool using a stitch called Russian Old Shale. The pattern is very effective.






knitted scarf

Above is a knitted scarf by Jan, using 100% alpaca, from her own flock. The pattern is wave stitch.

biggest morning tea

Above some of the members who participated in Robert Astill's felting workshop show off their wonderful hat creations. We participated in the Biggest Morning Tea, collecting money for the Cancer Council. Members also brought in their favourite cup and saucer for a display.


Above is a lovely knitted top by Sue. The pattern is called an L'envelope, and was knitted in 80% cotton & 20% wool yarn.


alpaca vest

Above is a lovely 100% alpaca vest by Jan. She knitted the vest, then solar dyed it.

felted scarf


At left, is a nuno felted scarf from Lorraine. These autumn colours were achieved using wool and silk.





knitted cowl

Above is a knitted moebius cowl by Sue. It was knitted in the round using merino & silk. The cast off row had 1600 stitches.


handwoven scarf


at left is a scarf, hand woven by Gretchen. She used hand spun wool which she had hand dyed.






ice dyeing

Above is a close up of Ingrid's ice dyeing. The effects this techniques give amazing, and so unpredictable.


Above is a skein of alpaca, spun by Leon. it was finely spun with minimal preparation before spinning.

felted bag

Above is a lovely unique felted bag by Noreen. Made with silk on wool.

felted vest

Above is a felted vest by Julie, completed after a workshop with Raewyn Penrose.


Honorary Legal Advisor

Above our President, Marilyn, is presenting a certificate to our new Honorary Legal Advisor, Kathryn. We welcome Kathryn to our Club.


felted fabric

Above is some felted fabric, wool and silk on muslin, by Rochelle.

felted wrap

Above is a felted warp by Lorraine, using wool and mohair. White on white.

half circle shawl

Above is a hand spun and hand knitted half circle shawl by Jan , using alpaca fleece.






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