Knit and Crochet Clubs at Newcastle Libraries

Knit and Crochet Clubs at Newcastle Libraries

Calling all Newcastle Knitters (and Crocheters!)

hands holding knitting needles

Newcastle Libraries welcomes you to be a part of our Knit and Crochet network.

  • Volunteer to lead a library knitting group. Share your skills and get people chatting as we knit items for charity. Email: if you'd like to help.

  • Donate yarn and needles to a good cause. Drop-off at any Newcastle Libraries branch.

  • Join a knit and natter group.  Everyone is welcome and we have supplies you can use.

We currently host the following sessions at Newcastle Libraries:


  • Monday at City Library "Crochet Club", 10.30am-12.30pm
  • Tuesday at High Heaton "Canny Crafters", 11am-12pm
  • Wednesday at City Library Knitters, 11am-1pm
  • Wednesday at  Gosforth Library, 11am-1pm
  • Thursday at East End Library, 11am-1pm
  • Thursday at Kenton Library, 11am-1pm
  • Friday at Fenham Library, 1pm-3pm

We'd like to get the following groups going. If you'd like to run a group in your area drop by or contact us!

Blakelaw Library 

Knit and Natter on Thursdays, 1 - 3pm

Denton Burn Library 

Knit and Natter on Thursdays, 1.30-3.30pm


Did you know?

Newcastle Libraries service is a Library of Sanctuary. We welcome, provide support and create opportunities for those seeking sanctuary in our city.

half-knitted teddy bears on wooden table

We're proud to be supporting the charity Hero Bears for Refugee Children.

We're also knitting and crocheting pairs of hearts for people in hospice care and newborn baby items. Join one of our groups to get involved or contact us.

For more information, email 

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