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In Your Area - Clubs and Groups

This listing is to help you find a knitting club or group for you to join. Further details are available from the Clubs Coordinator using the Contact Us link om the left. Also, if there are no clubs or groups near you, we may be able to help you contact other members in your area through our Circle of Five - click here for the information (you will need to log in to the Members Area if you have not already done so in this session). Please make sure you include the town and the club name (if applicable) in any message.

The following are clubs and groups we know to exist with the most recent information we have. Do tell us if you know of any others or the information is wrong. They are not run by the Guild of Machine Knitters - although those marked with # have at least 8 or all members who belong to the Guild as well.

If you were expecting to see your club on this list and it is not here, or you would like to be on this list please contact the Clubs Coordinator using the Contact Us link on the left.

Select an area from the list below to jump directly to the entry or just scroll down the page:

   

ENGLAND    
Avon    
  Bristol - Bedminster Bedminster Machine Knitting Club (mainly crafts but happy to welcome new knitters), 1st Wednesday 7.30pm.
  Bristol - Downend Barn Machine Knitting Club meets every Wednesday 10-12 noon.
  Bristol - Hanham Hanham Machine Knitting Club meets 3rd Thursday 7.30pm (mainly crafts).
  Bristol - Keynsham Keynsham Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Monday 2-4pm
Bedfordshire    
  Putnoe Putnoe Heights Church Machine Knitting Group meets fortnightly 9.30am to 12.30pm.
Berkshire    
  #Woodley (SE of Reading) Berkshire Machine Knitting Club meets 1st and 3rd Thursday 7.30pm. (Not August or December.)
web: berkshiremachineknittingclub.co.uk/
Buckinghamshire    
  Beaconsfield Beaconsfield Machine Knitting Club meets occasionally in leader's home.
Cambridgeshire    
  Cambridge Cambridge Machine Knitting Club meets alternate Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm term time.
  Peterborough area Purl Drops Knitting Club meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays 1.30-3.30pm.
  St Neots area: Little Paxton Jubilee Knitters meet 2nd Monday 10.30-12.30 (not Aug or Dec).
  #Wisbech Fenland Machine Knitting Circle meets 4th Wednesday 2-4pm.
Cheshire    
  Barnton, Northwich Barnton Machine Knitting Club, meets Thursdays 7-9pm.
  Hazel Grove Hazel Grove Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd and 4th Thursday 2pm-4pm.
  Nantwich Designaknit or Masterclass Knitting Club meets 1st or 3rd Saturday 2.30pm.
  Romiley, Stockport Romiley Knitting Club meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday 2-4pm (not August).
  Runcorn Runcorn Knitting Club meets Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm.
  Sale Moor Sale Moor Knitting Club meets in members' houses.
Cornwall    
  Bodmin The Kernow Machine Knitters meets 3rd Saturday 10:30am-12:30pm (not December).
  Liskeard Knit 'n' Knatter (hand knitters only) meets Thursday 10am-2pm
  Liskeard, St Keyne Cornwall Machine Knitters meets 3rd Monday 2pm
  Newquay The Kernow Machine Knitters meets 1st Friday 2-4pm
Derbyshire    
  Burton-on-Trent Burton-on-Trent Plain and Fancy Knitting Club, meets 3rd Monday 7-9pm (2nd Monday in December).
  Calow Calow Knitting Club meets Mondays 1-3pm.
Devon    
  #Barnstaple North Devon Knitters meets 1st Wednesday 1.30pm-4pm.
  Bideford East of the Water meets 2nd Friday of the month.
Dorset    
  Bournemouth/Christchurch Carbery Knitting Club meets 1st Tuesday 7-9pm (not August)
  #Sherborne Sherborne and District Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Monday, Sep-June, 2.30-4.30
Essex    
  Clacton Clacton Machine Knitting Club meets 1st and 4th Monday 1-3pm.
  Dagenham Knitwits Club, meets Wednesdays 1-3pm
  Grays Latch On Machine Knitting Club meets 1st Thursday 7.30-9.30pm
  Laindon Latch on Knitting Club meets Mondays and Thursdays 2-4pm
  Romford Four Seasons Knitting and Craft Club meets Mondays 7-9.30pm
  Romford, Collier Row Knit and Natter meets alternate Tuesdays 2-4pm
  Romford Knitaholics meets 1st Wednesday 1-4pm and 3rd Thursday 7.30-9.30pm
  South Woodham Ferrers South Woodham Ferrers Machine Knitting Club meets 1st and 3rd Fridays 1.30-3.30pm
  Wickford Wickford Machine Knitting Group meets alternate Wednesdays 10-12noon
  Woodford Green Woodford Green Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd and 4th Monday 10.30-12.30.
Gloucestershire    
  Cheltenham Whizzy Knitters meets Fridays 9.30-12.30 term time approx. Please ring to check.
Hampshire    
  Basingstoke Knitability Knitting Club meets 1st & 3rd Friday 10am-12 noon (not August).
  #Drayton, Portsmouth Drayton Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Monday 1.30-4pm.
  #Fleet Fleet Machine Knitting Club meets 1st Tuesday 8pm.
web: www.fleetknittingclub.blogspot.com
  Hythe Hythe Knitting Club meets 1st Tuesday (knitting) and 3rd Thursday (& crafts) 1.30-3.30pm.
  Liphook Three Borders Knitting Club meets 2nd Monday 7.30pm.
  Ringwood Ringwood Machine Knitting Club, meets 2nd Monday 11.15am-1.15pm.
  Southampton Shirley Knitwits meets 2nd Tuesday 1.30-3.30pm at Shirley Baptist Church, Church Street,
  Winchester Winchester meets occasionally.
  Yateley Yateley Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Wednesday 7.30-9.30pm.
web: www.yateleymkclub.blogspot.co.uk
Herefordshire    
  Weobley Weobley Craft Group meets 2nd and last Tuesday 10.30-4pm for crafts and knitting.
Hertfordshire    
  Stevenage Stevenage Knitting Stitches meets alternate Tuesdays 1.30-3.30pm.
  Thriplow Woolgatherers Machine Knitting Club meets alternate Wednesdays 10-12noon.
  Watford Watford Machine Knitting Club and Crafts meets 1st Friday 10-12noon.
Isle of Wight    
  Newport Newport Machine Knitting Club meets 1st and 3rd Thursday 7-9pm.
  Ryde Ryde Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Wednesday.
Kent    
  Dover and Deal Whitfield Machine Knitting Club meets 3rd Monday 7.30-9.30pm.
  Palmarsh Palmarsh Knitting Club has closed but remaining members keep in touch and happy to still be a contact.
  Swanley Yarnbreak Machine Knitting Club meets last Tuesday 7.30-10pm.
Lancashire    
  Bispham Sweatshop Machine Knitting Club meets Mondays 7pm.
  Blackburn Blackburn Knitting Club meets when sufficient numbers
  Leigh Leigh Machine Knitting Club meets Tuesdays 7-9pm
  Longton Longton Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Monday 1-3pm
  Oldham Machine Knitting Community Club meets Friday 10-12 noon (term time only).
  Southport Southport Knitting Club meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday 1.30-3.30pm.
  Wigan Hindley Knitcraft Club meets Wednesdays 10-12noon.
Leicestershire    
  #Leicester area Manor House Machine Knitting Club meets 3rd Thursday 7-9.30pm in term time and 2nd and 4th Wednesday 10.30-1pm.
web: www.manorhousemk.org.uk
  Melton Mowbray Melton Mowbray Machine Knitting Club meets alternate Wednesdays 7-9pm.
Lincolnshire    
  Donnington Pop in Knitting Club meets alternate Thursdays 10am.
  Mablethorpe Mablethorpe Machine Knitting Club meets Thursdays 2-4pm.
  Scunthorpe Tuesday Afternoon Club meets one Tuesday a month 2-4pm.
London    
  North - Woodford Green Woodford Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd and 4th Monday 10.30-12.30.
  #West - Hounslow Middlesex Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Wednesday 1.30-3.30pm (not December).
web: mmksblog.blogspot.com
  West - Ruislip, Eastcote Eastcote Machine Knitting Club meets 3rd Friday 2-4pm.
Merseyside    
  Liscard, Wirral Made Yarn Shop Club meets Sat 2-4pm monthly
  Moreton, Wirral Moreton Machine Knitters meets Mondays 1-3pm.
Middlesex    
  See London - West  
Northamptonshire    
  #Long Buckby Long Buckby Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Monday 2-4pm.
web: www.longbuckbymk.com
Nottinghamshire    
  #Mapperley Mapperley Knit and Natter Club meets 1st Monday 6.45-9pm.
web: www.notts-machine-knitters.org.uk/
  Ollerton Ollerton Club meets 1st Tuesday 12 noon-3pm.
  Worksop Worksop Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday 1.30-3.30pm.
Oxfordshire    
  Abingdon Abingdon meets by arrangement.
  Kidlington Oxford Machine Knitters meets 2nd Tuesday 10am-12.
Shropshire    
  Gobowen, Oswestry Gobowen Knitting Club meets 4th Tuesday in members' homes.
Somerset    
  Chard Chard Machine Knitting Club meets Fridays 7.30-9.30 pm.
  #Taunton Taunton Machine Knitting Club meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday 7.30-9.30pm.
web: www.tauntonmachineknittingclub.com
  Yeovil Knatty Knitters meets 3rd Wednesday 1-4pm.
Staffordshire    
  Also see Birmingham, W Midlands  
  Burton-on-Trent Plain and Fancy Knitters meets 3rd Monday 7-9pm
  #Lichfield Three Spires Machine Knitting Club meets 1st Wednesday 1-3pm.
web: threespiresmachineknittingclub.co.uk
Suffolk    
  Lowestoft Kirkley Knits Club meets Tuesday 7-9pm (term time). Day workshops last Saturday. Hand knits as well.
Surrey    
  #Bookham Bookham Knitting Club meets 2nd Wednesday 8pm
web: www.bookhamknitclub.org.uk
  Horley, Redhill and Reigate Woodhatch Knit and Mix meets 2nd Tuesday 1.30-4.30pm.
Sussex (East)    
  St Leonards on Sea St Leonards Machine Knit & Natter meets 3rd Monday 9.30-11am.
web: www.slmkn.wordpress.com
  Seaford Little Acorn Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Friday 2-4pm.
Sussex (West)    
  Sompting and Lancing Sompting and Lancing Knitting and Craft club meets 3rd Tuesday (not December).
Warwickshire    
  Nuneaton Central Knitting meets 1st and 3rd Thursday 7-9pm.
  Rugby - Cawston Needles of Steel MK Club meets 2nd Sat 2-4pm or to be advised depending on numbers.
West Midlands    
  Aldridge Aldridge Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 1-3pm.
  Birmingham - Bournville Bournville Knitting Club meets 3rd Tuesday 7-9pm. Hand and machine knitters.
  Bromsgrove Bromsgrove Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Wednesday 8-10pm.
  Netherend The Merrie Knitters meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday.
Wiltshire    
  #Westbury Westbury Woolies meets 2nd Tuesday 10-12.30pm.
Worcestershire    
  Bromsgrove See entry under West Midlands.
  Malvern Malvern Enthusiastic Machine Knitters meet 1st and 3rd Mondays 2-4.30pm.
  Redditch Hanover Machine Knits meets Thursdays 9.30-1pm.
  #Worcester Timberdine Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Monday 1-4pm.
Yorkshire (East)    
  Bridlington Bridlington Machine Knitting Club meets Wednesdays 7-9pm (term time).
  Hessle, Hull Yarn Break Machine Knitting Club meets 2nd Tuesday 7.30-9.30pm.
  Hornsea Stitch in time. Contact for further details.
Yorkshire (North)    
  #New Earswick (N of York) Ewenique Knitting Club meets 2nd and 4th Monday 2-4pm (not July, August or bank holidays).
Yorkshire (West)    
  Bradford, Saltaire Salt's Mill Machine Knitters meets 1st Wednesday.
  Halifax Halifax Machine Knitting Club meets Tuesdays from 10am.
  Leeds Crossgates Machine Knitting meets alternate Thursdays 7.30-9.30pm.
  South Kirkby South Kirkby and Moorthorpe Machine Knitting Club meets Wednesdays 7pm.
CHANNEL ISLANDS    
  Jersey Brother Machine Knitting Club
NORTHERN IRELAND    
  #Guild of Machine Knitters See website for details of meetings.
web: www.machineknittersni.co.uk
SCOTLAND    
    The Scottish Machine Knitting Association
web www.scottishmachineknitters.org
gives a list of clubs in Scotland and a contact list.
WALES    
Anglesey    
  Lanfair PG Llangefni Knitting Club meets 1st and 3rd Monday 1-3pm (not August).
Cardiff    
  Cardiff Rumney Knitters meets Tuesdays 9.30-11.30am
Carmarthenshire    
  Bronwydd Towey Machine & Hand Knitting Club meets Wednesdays 1.30-3.30pm
Glamorgan (Mid)    
  Caerphilly Caerphilly Machine Knitters meets Mondays 2-4pm.
Glamorgan (West)    
  Neath Helping Hands meets Thursdays 12-3pm.
Monmouthshire    
  Pontypool Things to Knit meets Fridays 7-9pm.
  Garndffaith, Pontypool Nifty Needles meets Thursdays 1-3pm.