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Volunteer opportunities for March 17
Family Support Center The Family Support Center operates the largest homeless family shelter in Thurston County, and it needs greeters to work from 5-7:30 p.m. and overnight hosts to work from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. nightly.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Library Yarn Club Seeks New Members
Latitia Figueroa looks at items made by members of the Yarn Club at Prendergast Library.
Business Watch: Yarn and needlework store to open Friday
Karen Taylor, owner of Yak 'n Yarn, said the store will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Edging by Dagmar Pezzuto and Anne Orr
This edging was inspired by Anne Orr's pattern from J. & P. Coats "Crochet, Cross Stitch and Tatting" Book 14 ©1923.
Columbia sales, discounts and consignment dates: March 16-22
As we celebrate the luck of the Irish and see the official start of spring, stores are focusing on new spring and summer looks and plenty of sales.
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Well Worth The Effort'
"Never move a yarn shop during a polar vortex," said Diane Valvo, who co-owns the shop with her daughter, Mary V. Heyl, who is an English professor at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, and an expert knitter.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Faith & Religion
Call Diane for information at 330-686-1086. The group's current focus is producing mittens for newborns and fingerless gloves for patients with IVs to meet a request made by local hospitals.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
I haven't knitted for two days
I've been healing from a bad cold. Not entirely healed yet, but I'm getting there.
Vancouver woman's Etsy business combines love of tortoises, crocheting
People dress their dogs in rain jackets and tutus. They put their cats in hoodies and T-shirts.
Yorkshire Evening Post
Woolly way to celebrate work of Leeds mums
A Leeds wool shop is on the search for knitted creations of all shapes and sizes to help salute the city's mums.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Crafting enthusiast on mission to teach others
Andrea Fields sells items she made at her shop, Needle Artist and Crafters in Southfield.
National Public Radio
When Art Is Queer
On Tuesday I visited a small public space in New York City, the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art .
Helping Sailors, Marines prepare for familya s new arrival
Courtesy photo Naval Air Station Patuxent River Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society volunteers Patrice, Erica and Amelia Ryan showcase a few of the baby blankets they crochet and hand out to participants in the monthly NMCRS Budget for Baby class.
Sewing for Stress Relief
Do you like to sew? Perhaps you tried crocheting as a child but never liked it. It could be that Aunt Grace tried to teach you how to hem handkerchiefs but you never caught on.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
The McDuffie Progress
Her crosses are a silent witness daily
The wearing of crocheted crosses has become a silent witness for a local woman. Jude Gant, 45, of Dearing, wears crosses made with yarn and crosses made from metals as a way 'to be inspired to do better everyday.'
Celebrate National Craft Month with Leisure Arts sales and coupons
Did you know that March is National Craft Month and all month long Leisure Arts is helping you celebrate by offering some great discounts on their books and patterns.
Free St. Patrick's Day crafts, crochet, cards, coloring pages and decor ideas
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a few free craft patterns that are all time favorites.
Janet Rehfeldt is the author of " Crochet Pink ", 26 patterns to crochet for comfort, gratitude and charity.
Easter egg crochet pattern for holiday decor
Easter is a Christian holiday celebrated this year on April 20, 2014. The egg or traditionally symbolize fertility and rebirth.
Craft group based in Stretford Mall crochets blankets and hats for premature babies
Julie Howarth and Jo Hogan from Stretford Hive's craft group at Stretford Mall with the crocheted blankets and hats made for premature babies A CRAFT group based in Stretford Mall is crocheting blankets and hats to provide premature babies with the vital warmth they need in the first few days of life.