Remembrance Day Knit-In Morning

Come along, knit your remembrance poppy and enjoy morning tea with your fellow locals!

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This year will mark the first 100 years since Australia's involvement in World War I. Red poppies were adopted as an important symbol of remembrance, the story and continued commemoration of those who served being both unique and ever-present. This remembrance has been the source of inspiration for two Melbourne-based knitters who began knitting and crocheting poppies as a personal tribute to loved ones who had served. To commemorate a century since the end of World War I, a final display will be crafted at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra in November 2018.

Community Connect held its first Knit In earlier this month, and our next get-together will be on Wednesday 13 December. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come along to our knit-in, whether you are an experienced knitter or a beginner.

Date:     Wednesday 13 December 2017

Time      10am - 12.30pm

Venue:   28 Fisher Road, Dee Why (at the rear of 'New Life' church)

For more information and to RSVP, contact Vesna on 9931 7777 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Patterns and some knitting supplies will be provided, but bring whatever you can with you on the day, including needles (3.75mm knitting needles or 350mm crochet hook), red wool, black wool, wool needle for sewing up, and decorative threads and buttons.


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