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Needles and Pins

We are a very friendly group, so there is lots of chatter and laughter while knitting, drinking tea and coffee and eating biscuits.


Bring along your own project to do and if you need help, there is always someone willing to assist or teach new things for knitting, crochet, cross stitch, embroidery etc.

The emphasis is on having fun, socialising whilst enjoying our hobbies.


We try to have a few workshops each year, e.g. Dorset buttons, Christmas decorations and we have special events.

Some of us make things for charities, such as blankets/hats and mittens for neo-natal wards or twiddlemuffs for dementia patients. We also do knitted toys for the shoeboxes sent to deprived children. If you want to get involved, then you can use the time to produce items.


Needles and Pins 1 is currently waitlisted but there are spaces in the Needles and Pins 2 group.


Needle and Pins group 1

Venue: Christ Church, Reading Road, Chineham, RG24 8LT

Day: 1st and 3rdFriday of the month

Time: 9.30 – 11.30

Needle and Pins Group 2

Venue: Hatch Warren Community Centre, Longcross Lane

Hatchwarren, Basingstoke, RG22 4XF

Day: Alternate Tuesdays from 9thJanuary

Time: 10.00 – 12.00

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