Knitting Groups

“In stitches @ St Georges” is an informal group who meet together with a common enjoyment of knitting or crotchet. The group is based in the village of Ruishton just a few miles from Taunton in Somerset.

The group meets on the 2nd Friday of every month in the Meeting Room of St George's Church in Ruishton, between 10 – 12 noon. New members are always welcome.

Meetings are very informal. Each year the group chooses a project to work on together. This project provides plenty of knitting or crotchet to keep everyone as busy as they wish. Members can however if they wish bring their own work to a meeting or can take the opportunity to ask advise or learn a new skill. The “Noah's Ark” story sack is now almost complete and will soon be given to Ruishton Church

Sonia Tucker (443153)

Future dates in 2017  November 10th

                                      December 8th

How to find Ruishton Church Meeting Room (TA3 5LL)

Looking at Ruishton Church from Church Lane, the white gates of “The Old Vicarage” are on your left. Go through those gates and follow the left fork of the driveway for about 40m. The modern brick building of the Church Meeting Room will appear ahead.

Please click on the links for story of the projects that the 'In Stiches' group has worked on over the past few years:

Flower arch and Nativity scene

Knitting patterns for life-size nativity scene

Handa's surprise story sack

In stitches @ St George's will next meet on Friday 11th August between 10am and 12noon in the Ruishton Church Meeting Room. Newcomers are always welcome and anyone who enjoys knitting or crochet should just come along.

Our “yarn bombing” tableaux for Taunton Live 2017 celebrates the Queen's 65 year reign, her Sapphire Jubilee. We are pleased to have found an indoor location this year and our Queen (not the real one!) will be enjoying tea and cake in Jenny's Tea Rooms, Bath Place from July 24th – 29th. Early in August she will be relocated to enjoy her tea and cakes in Ruishton Church, so please pop in and say “hello”.

The Creech Knitting Group meets every other week for a cup of tea, a chat and, of course, lots of knitting.  Knitted strips are made into blankets and many jumpers, hats and scarves are also produced.  Other people make knitted items at home which are then passed on to the group.  The items are forwarded to 'Christian Response for Eastern Europe' who ship them to Moldova, Europe's poorest cThe knitters show what they have madeountry, providing warm clothing for many who live in poverty.  Some of the smaller items produced by the group are also included in the shoeboxes that are filled each year by church members for the 'Operation Christmas Child' charity who bring a bit of Christmas cheer to children in Africa and Eastern Europe.


If you are interested in joining the knitting group or making items at home then please contact Ann on 01823 442435 for further details

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