VAO HOT / Put the needle on the record | Lisa Margreet: knitting and crochet classes in London!Have Wednesday nights been feeling empty over the summer? Fingers twitching and you don’t know why? Sounds to me like you’ve got some needle-withdrawal going on.

Fear not, the Craft Guerrilla have finished their summer travels to other venues and festivals and are back and looking for their new E17 home. Put The Needle On The Record, the original Craft Guerrilla E17 DIY Craft Night, will be back this autumn after our E17 Arts Trail CraftTea Party, but first we need to get our new venue stitched up.

Help us in our quest by bringing knitting and other small portable crafts with you while we go on a crafty pub crawl to test out the light, space and ambience.

When? Wednesday 26th August

Where? 7.30PM meet outside the Rose and Crown, Hoe Street. We’ll leave there for the Queens Arms, Orford Road at 8.20PM aiming to get there for 8.40PM then move to the Village, Orford Road at 9.30PM.

What? Marks of out of 10 will be given for ambience,lighting, willingness to accomodate us, ability to provide tipple of choice and adequate room for a gin and tonic next to Charlotte’s needle felting pad. Craft, drink and be merry!

You can join us anywhere along the route and for those poor souls who can’t make it we’ll be twittering the event live so you don’t need to miss out. Sign up to follow @craftguerrilla on

Hope to see you there!

With love from the East London Craft Guerrilla