What we're about

"Veniimus, bibimus, knitimus."
("We came, we drank, we knit.")

-- The Drunken Knitwits, 2012-Present


We are the Manchester Drunken Knitwits, and we are knit-aholics. Sip by sip and stitch by stitch, we continue to pursue drunken, hand-cramping knit-thood, whereby all Knitwits have the holy grail of drunken knitting to show off to our friends: a hand-crafted item whose place, time, and method of construction cannot entirely be recalled. If you want to follow us on our path, we can show you the way...

MDK meet every Wednesday after work (from 5.30pm-ish - join whenever you can, knitwits drift in and out throughout the evening) at a different pub in central Manchester. Bring along a yarny project, order a pint, and meet some knitwits!

Membership fees

Membership costs £5 per 6 months to cover the Meetup fee. You only need to join once you're sure you love hanging with us, take a couple of Wednesdays to try before you buy!

Membership fees should be sent via PayPal here: https://paypal.me/pools/c/85X7BKk7ck

The knitwit legacy...

The Drunken Knitwits is a social knitting/crochet group originally founded in Oxford by Janey Messina in 2012. Since then, many members have joined, and knitted, and drunk, and some have moved on... There are now groups in Oxford, UK; Cambridge, UK; Manchester, UK; Dublin, Ireland; Boston, US; Philadelphia, US; Melbourne, Australia; Sydney, Australia; and Brisbane, Australia!!

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