Now that the weather is warming up, you probably won’t be thinking about knitting, but there is nothing nicer to give as a gift than a handmade item.
What better place to hone your knitting and crochet skills, show off your latest projects, discussion problems and find solutions, and perhaps even get lessons in how to knit and crochet than at the library?
If you are after a cool, air-conditioned space with tea and coffee available, the Knit and Natter, Colour and Chatter sessions in the library every Saturday morning from 9.30am to 12.30pm are free to attend.
You don’t have to book or stay for the full three hours, just come along and enjoy yourself, meet new friends and do some creating.
Some books to inspire and help are; Cutest Ever Baby Knits by Val Pierce; Knitting with Giant Needles: Simple Projects to Knit and Crochet by Hanna Erhorn; ABC Crochet: An Alphabet Collection of Amigurumi Animals by Mitsuki Hoshi; Teen Knitting Club: Chill Out and Knit by Jennifer Wenger and others; Knitted Sock Sensations by Louise Butt and Kirstie McLeod; Little Christmas Decorations to Knit & Crochet by Sue Stratford and Val Pierce; and ‘Twas the Knits Before Christmas by Fiona Goble.
If knitting or crochet is not your thing, join the group anyway and colour and chatter! Crayons, pencils and colouring books are available.
Remember, Knit and Natter, Colour and Chatter is open to all age groups – anyone can come along and join in!
The library still has plenty of books on its sales table, ready to be purchased and added to your private collections. There are books in all fiction genres, all topics of non-fiction, and also some DVDs and CDs available.
Books are $2 each, and paperbacks and magazines are 20c. So come along and see if you can find a beloved volume for your own home library, or a title that inspires a friend to a lifelong love of books and reading.