Monthly Knitting Group

20160721_12020820160615_15370120160615_153631A group from both St Leonard’s and St Mary’s meet each month in Newbyres Nursing Home, Gorebridge where we encourage one another in the production of all things knitted. to date we have knitted Footermuffs, Poppies, Baby hats and Comfort Teddies.

Our Group have completed over 1000 poppies to produce 2 Poppy falls to commemorate the Armistice of the first world war. These can be seen in both churches as per these pictures.








Next Meeting is 10am on the 21st November, 23rd January and 20th February at Newbyres and our current projects are baby hats, cards for the Simpsons or Comfort Teddies or squares to make into twiddle blankets.  If you need a pattern or wish to come and have a look at the yarn currently in the garage please do speak to Fiona!

Pitcairn CentreSt Leonard’s baking stall at The Pitcairn Centre Bonnyrigg High Street dates 7th November & 5th December . Come along and see what treats we have for you this month.  All funds raised are to help rebuild our hall.  Look out for updates to the process here.


Church Christmas Meal at Newbattle Golf Course Wednesday 18th December 6.30pm for 7pm start cost per person £17.  Menus and money to Fiona or Anne before Sunday 8th December.