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1 hr ago | The Williams Lake Tribune

Knitting for a celebration

Some people in the community have started meeting on Thursday afternoons around 4 p.m. to knit and crochet together for the lakecity's Yarnbombing Project spearheaded by local artists to help the city celebate its 85th anniversary this summer.

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13 hrs ago | The Legal Record

Knitting for Stillborns

With knitting needles clacking, Shirley Selke of Morton is making an impossibly tiny blanket that will wrap a stillborn baby at OSF St. Francis Medical Center and provide a small bit of comfort for the baby's grieving parents.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Yarn 'graffiti' takes over at Clermont

The Clermont State Historic Site in Germantown is showing off a colorful new look this spring in a very unconventional way -- by using an urban form of street art called "yarn graffiti" or "yarn bombing."

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Related Topix: Germantown, NY, Rhinebeck, NY, Saugerties, NY, Life, Hobbies

Lake Cowichan Gazette

A Passion play through the eyes of women

Rachel Stephens starts to imagine what times were like in first-century Jerusalem, where a man called Jesus began preaching throughout Galilee.

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OregonLive.com

Knit Purl birthday sale; Tigard Knitting Guild meeting: Knitting events

Knit Purl is celebrating its birthday Tuesday, April 15 , with a yarn sale. All yarn is 15 percent off today only.

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Related Topix: Tigard, OR, Life, Hobbies, Portland, OR

KISU-TV Pocatello

Knit and Crochet Now

The entertaining KNIT & CROCHET NOW! features the top designers and experts in the field.

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Newsday

Knitting is low-tech fun for everyone

Many people think knitting is just for girls, but that is not true. They say this because they may see the grandmas in the movies knitting so they think that only old ladies knit.

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Fort Mill Times

Religion news, April 16: Local churches invite everyone to Easter services.

A Seder meal demonstration by a Messianic Jewish pastor who will discuss the Last Supper meal and its significance to Jews and Christians.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Farm Fest organizers seeks vendors, parade participants

This Massey Ferguson tractor was one of many new and antique machines riding in last year's Mayberry Farm Fest Tractor Parade.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Plush Fantasy Eggs - These Knit Dragon Eggs are a Plush Version of...

Daenerys Targaryen, one of the most famous characters on the popular fantasy show Game of Thrones, is known for being the Mother of Dragons and for her dragon eggs.

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The Jersey Journal

Saturday Crafters to Meet at Bernardsville Library

Saturday Crafters, a monthly craft group organized by Bernardsville Public Library, will meet on Saturday, April 26 at 3:00 pm.

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BellaOnline

Spring Knitting Patterns

There are tons of wonderful knitting patterns that are great for Spring. When you are ready to put your needles down after a season of knitting bulky sweaters, thick mittens, warm socks and cozy hats then it is time to work on projects for Spring.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Grandmother lives in a shed

Some stories making headlines across our regions today include: A Northland grandmother forced to live in a shed, Rotorua volunteers take on guerilla art and a man is sentenced for setting offsprinklers at a police station.

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Daily Kos

WAYWO - Voices of the Needles

When you are looking at yarn does it ever speak to you? Have you ever heard your knitting needles, or crochet hook, or paint brushes or whatever your crafting tool is - whimper because it wants to be used? Well don't worry, you are not going crazy, I certainly hear those voices as well.

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Wendy Knits!

Cute

I recently received a copy of a soon-to-be-published book , Cute Crochet World , by Suzann Thompson.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Getting down to the knitty gritty

With over 70 crafts and up to 20 workshops, the HandMade craft festival looks set to bring out the best of Wellington, discovers Catherine Smith.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Sewing, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Prince William, Embroidery

Courier News

Big changes coming to Down Cellar

Last Monday, when I was at the open knitting session at Trillium Yarns, I heard a rumor that the husband of Down Cellar's owner, Carrie Yokum, had found a new job out of state.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Basking Ridge, NJ

The Salinas Californian

A softer night for the homeless

Thursday afternoons, a group of women gather at the Steinbeck Library gather to weave mats for the homeless to sleep on.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Coastal Point

Prayer shawl workshop offered to the community

Coastal Point a Shaun M. Lambert: The women of Mariner's Bethel Prayer Shawl Ministry gather once a month to knit and crochet prayer shawls to give to those in the community who are celebrating a joyous occassion or going through a difficult time.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, Centreville, MD, US Military, US Air Force, Dover Air Force Base

Denver Post

Lakewood crafting crew sews smiles

Every Tuesday morning on the second floor of the Clements Community Center an assembly line cranks out scarves, blankets, pillow cases and dozens of other items destined for Lakewood's underserved populations.

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Related Topix: Lakewood, CO, Life, Hobbies, Sewing, Crochet

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