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's large-scale, densely knit sculptures, which transform trash into art. Velazquez will work with the community to unravel the unwanted tapes and knit them together in unusual knitting circles.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Theater, Arts, Stanford, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Worcester County Times

Yarn shop finds success in downtown Berlin

Yarn shop finds success in downtown Berlin A Little Bit Sheepish expanded to include space for more merchandise and a classroom.

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OregonLive.com

Naked Sheep Knit Shop offers coupon; Knit Purl offers cowl kit deal: Knitting events

The Naked Sheep Knit Shop is moving its Knit Nite down the street Thursday, Aug. 21 .

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

OregonLive.com

Yarntastic, Knitted Wit have Button Hole trunk shows; flash sale at...

Vogue Knitting , always on top of trends and always quick to note The Next Big Thing, has singled out two of our local knitting celebrities in its latest issue.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Portland, OR, Crafts, Beaverton, OR

Nashua Telegraph

Nashua's Twill wins international award

Nashua's yarn shop, Twill, is much more than a store to buy yarn and fabric. It is a place in which knitters, crocheters, and sewers come together to learn and grow.

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Related Topix: Nashua, NH, Life, Hobbies, Crochet

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Noozhawk

Ranch of the Oaks in Lompoc to Celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days

On Sept. 27-28 for National Alpaca Farm Days , alpaca breeders from across the United States and Canada will invite the public to come to their farm or ranch to meet their alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive, unique animals, the luxury fiber they produce, and why the alpaca business is perfect for environmentally conscious individuals.

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Related Topix: Lompoc, CA, Life, Hobbies

Timaru Herald

Tekapo remembers WWI

Tekapo resident Sue Simpson is co-ordinating a project which will see 100 poppies knitted and then put on display in the town.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

The Now Newspaper

Looking to get 'cozy'? Surrey Libraries has you covered

Getting cozy doesn't necessarily mean slipping into a Snuggie and 100 per cent wool socks by the fire.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Hobbies, Recipes, Chicago, IL

Simply Socks Yarn Co. Blog

What we're knitting

Been in the shop lately? If not in person, I'll still share with you what we're all working on! Afterall, don't knitters love to share what they've accomplished?? Heather recently finished the Sockhead Hat above.

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Courier News

Caron United yarn made in AmericaCaron United yarn made in...

Caron United yarn made in America Worsted-weight yarn from Caron will help provide scholarships for children of fallen military Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/VFoX5p Caron, a division of Spinrite, has named its new yarn Caron United to signify its users are united in supporting the Children of Fallen Patriots Fund, ... (more)

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Limerick Today

New Limerick Craft Hub knitting a Giant scarf

AS A GIANT grandmother prepares to stalk the streets of Limerick next month, a 50-foot scarf is being knit by the public in her honour.

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Related Topix: New Limerick, ME, Life, Hobbies, Crafts

The Medina Gazette

Barbara A. Bock

Barbara A. Bock , 76, of Medina, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.

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Related Topix: Medina County, OH, Life, Hobbies

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Courier News

Book Review: "Sockupied, 20 knit projects to satisfy your socka

Book Review: "Sockupied, 20 knit projects to satisfy your sock obsession," edited by Anne Merrow Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/VDlbJK Forgive me.

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Cool Hunting

Knit Wit Magazine: A new biannual print magazine makes textiles and fiber art relevant and enticing

Young knitters, weavers and even hobbyists rejoice-no longer do you have to resort to dusty old library books or wade through the barrages of cutesy pink images on Pinterest to learn, share and discover new material related to handicrafts.

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Naperville Sun

American Heart Association calls for knitters of red hats

The American Heart Association and Edward and Elmhurst Hospitals are inviting knitters and crocheters to make red hats for the babies born at Edward and Elmhurst Hospitals in February 2015.

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Related Topix: Elmhurst, IL, Life, Hobbies, Crochet

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen Art Gallery's major summer exhibition sees record number of visitors

About 28,000 visitors - twice as many visitors for the same period last year - have visited the gallery to see the first major exhibition in Scotland to celebrate the work of world renowned knitwear and textile designer Kaffe Fassett.

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Sunderland Echo

Windfarm developer spins hobby into business with new knitting venture

Aimee Nicholson was working as a windfarm developer and decided make a return to her childhood skill of knitting to help her deal with the stress of the job.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Banbury Guardian

Knitters needed for Age UK Oxfordshire campaign

Ladies Knit and Natter at Age UK Oxfordshire cafe raising money for the charity making hats for Innocent smoothies.

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OregonLive.com

Stitch labs at Knit Purl, new trip from Traveling Ewe: Knitting events

Baby hats. Fun, fast and oh-so-cute. The little one for whom I knit this is in grade school now.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Oregon, Portland, OR, Beaverton, OR, Tigard, OR, Shaniko, OR

Elements or Lower

Exhibitions put 'art' back in to the heart of community

Budding local artists from Moorcroft and The Vyne Centres for Community will showcase their artistic talents at two exhibitions at The Lightbox Gallery and Museum during August.

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