Community Knitting Projects

There are two fantastic community knitting projects taking place in Warwickshire:

Poppy Appeal being organised by St Mary’s Church in Warwick

This is a countywide project and donations of poppies are encouraged from all organisations and community groups. Please see the links to the website and facebook page below:

http://www.warwickpoppies.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/warwickpoppies2018/

The Big Knitted Christmas Tree

Spend time with others to knit squares for a BIG KNITTED CHRISTMAS TREE!
Your squares will join those knitted by others to create a 17ft Community Christmas tree on display at All Saints Church, Emscote from December 2018.
Come and see what we build together!

THE TREE OF INTENT 2017
Mark your group’s intention of joining in with the BIG knitted Christmas Tree by making a Tree of Intent. Follow simple instructions we can provide and make and decorate your own tree to be on display with others at All Saints for the beginning of December 2017.

Tree’s of Intent (or A4 photo’s of your tree) need to be at All Saints Church by Thursday 24th November, 2017 to be included for display.

If your group is intending to join in with the BIG knitted Christmas tree project we’d love to know.

Contact All Saints church office
T: 01926 492073
E: allsaints.emscote@outlook.com

We can keep you up to date with information on events, Knit & Knatters, drop off points and provide instructions for the Tree of Intent and wallet size knitting instructions.

What to knit?
Instructions for knitting a 10 inch square:
Use double knit (DK) green yarn (any shade) on 4mm needles.
Cast on 40 stitches.
Garter stitch only (all rows) until work measures 10 inches (approx 70 rows). Cast off.
Instructions for more experienced knitters:
Knit (or crochet) Christmas tree decorations – all shapes and sizes.
Not too small, and no bigger than 10 inches ta ll.
Ideas for younger people:
Knit smaller squares and make different coloured pom-poms as baubles.
Final deadline for collection: Friday 26th October 2018.

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