Bunting …

As requested here is a pattern for knitting bunting.

For the carnival we are looking for red bunting. If you are able to make some please deliver to Kit at 1 Gresham Road, Hampton. Pop through the letter box of leave in the black box outside the garage door.

How to Knit Bunting

Using 4 mm needles cast on 30 sts.

  1. Row 1 (WS): Knit.
  2. Row 2 (RS): (K2tog, yo) rep to last 2 sts, k2tog.
  3. Row 3 Knit.
  4. Row 4 K1, ssk, K to last 3 sts, k2tog, K1.
  5. Row 5 Knit.
  6. Row 6 Knit.
  7. Rep rows 3-6 until there are 5 sts left.
  8. Next row (WS) Knit.
  9. Next row K1, sl2tog, K1, psso, K1.
  10. Next row Knit.
  11. Next row Sl2tog, K1, psso.

Beetles and Beatles …

I hope you are all enjoying your hot and sunny Bank Holiday weekend! Apologies for the late arrival of  this month’s email – I’ve been walking round bluebell sites in the New Forest and lost track of time!


Tuesday’s meeting will be a fun Beetle Drive! with musical accompaniment from the Fab Four – courtesy of Spotify.

We will also collecting up your donations of small items for our ‘Grab-a-Bag’ stall at this year’s Hampton Fair and looking for volunteers to help out on the day. Good as new toys (inc MacDonalds toys), stationery, toiletries, small decorations and wrapped sweets will all be welcomed with open arms. Thank you.


Line Dancing, The Daily Mail and Middlesex News

Hello to you all, we are looking forward to seeing those of you who brave the weather tomorrow night for an evening of line dancing! Pauline is making a return visit with a fun line dancing session, so wear comfortable clothing and bring your dancing shoes! Do join us, even if dancing is not your thing, you can still enjoy an evening watching the rest of us!

February’s edition of Middlesex news is now available. It contains details of upcoming Dabble Days and a ‘Design a Postcard’ competition. Click on the link below to read.

February 18 newsletter email edition

Some of you may have read a recent article in the Daily Mail which was not entirely complimentary about the WI. Click on the link below to read a letter from Lynne Stubbings, Chair of the National Federation of WIs, regarding said article.

Letter to federations from Lynne Stubbings NFWI Chair