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  • The London Knit Crawl: St Pauls Cathedral

    Posted by Deadly Knitshade on June 17, 2007

    As the St Pauls clock struck noon three of Stitch and Bitch London’s Stitchettes made themselves comfortable on the steps of the grand cathedral, pulled out their sticks and string, and began the very first stitches of the official 2007 Stitch and Bitch London knit crawl.

    We were lucky with the weather. The sun shone down, the bells rang and gradually more and more knitters began to arrive. We even had a couple of four-legged group members (or though they were more interested in the bitching rather than the stitching).

    A vicar stopped by to comment on our cathedral-steps stitching , countless tourists snapped away with their cameras (whilst pretending to be taking a photo of their friends), even Queen Victoria (in statue form) has cheeky peek over her stone shoulder.

    By the end of hour one of our Knit Crawl we had gone from three to ten knitters. The stitching on the steps was done.

    With a quick wave to the gods we were off across the Thames to venue two…

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