Carbery Machine Knitting Club now meet monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. The venue is St George’s Church Hall in Jumpers Road, Christchurch
Attaching picture of an Advent Calendar knitted by Club Member Audrey Jenkins for our Christmas Competition. The Advent Calendar won 1st prize. The pattern was taken from a December 2001 copy of Machine Knitting News.
Carbery Machine Knitting Club, Christchurch was founded on the 3rd of March 1981 making it 30 years old this month. The first meeting was held at the home of one the members in Carberry Avenue, Southbourne, Bournemouth. As member numbers increased, the club moved to Community Halls in the Christchurch area.
By the late 1980s and early 1990s numbers were at the highest between 55 and 65 members. At the present time we’ve 17 members including one from the original 1981 group. Meetings are held fortnightly on Tuesday evenings from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm at St George’s Church Hall Annex in Jumpers Road, Christchurch. New members would be very welcome and the contact telephone number for further information is 01202-481676.