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3 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Time to whip out the knitting needles and get crafty for Age UK Dudley

Now in its eleventh year, the campaign, which helps older people keep warm in winter, is calling on budding milliners to get inventive and knit miniature woolly hats to adorn innocent smoothie bottles.

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Related Topix: World News, West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Hobbies

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Word on the Street: Knitting shop moves to new locale

"It's a scary thing to do at 82 years old, to sign a five-year lease," says Janna Mayne, owner of Janna's Needle Art, located at 1085 E. Herndon Ave. in Fresno.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Fresno, CA, Clovis, CA

Daily Kos

WAYWO - Knitting through France

I Am A Cyclist is the mantra in a commercial for a very high end workout bike, and I've seen that commercial way too many times as I've watched Le Tour de France for the past 3 weeks.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, US News, Liberal Political News

Shepparton News Online

Shepparton knitters help sick penguins stay warm

Mercy Place residents Alma Lenon and Thelma Addams are some of the people who have been knitting vests for penguins affected by oil spills.

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The News

Learning at the library

This summer, the Nova Scotia Community Access Program will be holding workshops at various C@P sites throughout the county - including libraries.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Canada, World News, Life, Hobbies,

Nevada Appeal

Senior Center gift shop ready to serve

If you are looking for some reasonably priced, great quality treasures for yourself and your home, you need to check out the gift shop at the Senior Center at 911 Beverly Drive, off of Roop Street.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Mossy Cottage Knits

Come and Get It

Since it's been a few years, I went on a blogroll-updating binge, removing inactive ones, updating URLs and adding new ones.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Benicia, Vallejo knitters ready to send hats for babies in Afghanistan

Carol McKenzie, left, and Giovanna Sensi-Isolani talk about the continuing efforts of their knitting group at Fiber Frolics in Benicia to create knitted items for those in need in Afghanistan.

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Ohio.com

Home and garden happenings - week of July 26

The award recognizes a nonmember for excellence in horticulture. It was presented in June at the annual meeting of the Akron Garden Club.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Hobbies, Green, OH, Mogadore, OH

Times Online

Enduring War - with or without pepper

On one of the hottest days of the year, I ducked into the coolness of the British Library for a little breather.

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This Is Lancashire

'Breightmet UCAN Centre transformed my life after battle with post-natal depression'

KELLYANN Kay is the poster girl for Bolton's UCAN centres - after going from battling post-natal depression to running her own knitting group while passing her exams.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Get knitting to keep the elderly warm

THE race to make The Big Knit 2014 the best year ever has begun and Age UK Wiltshire is calling for all knitters to get out their needles to meet the national target of 800,000 hats.

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IcNetwork

Is this the best yarnbomb ever? Famous Cardiff statue gets guerrilla knitter treatment

If you go down to the bay today you may not believe your eyes, the trio of statues on Mermaid Quay have been given a summery makeover and acquired a whole new wardrobe.

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Related Topix: Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom, Life, Crochet

New Carlisle News

Stitches United Knits Comfort Into Community

In just under ten years, a group of approximately two dozen women has created thousands of knitted and crocheted items for community members residing in shelters or for those who require hospitalization or medical services.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crochet, New Carlisle, OH, Sewing, Clark County, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Send the Nifty Knitters to the Lion Brand Store

The Nifty Knitters is a 30 member charity knitting group that meets weekly at Senior Services of the Chathams.

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Courier News

Getting ready for my trip

On the left, some mauve yarn from Debbie Bliss that I could use for a pink hat for myself.

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Courier News

Meeting the Dishcloth DivaMeeting the Dishcloth DivaDeb Buckingham...

Meeting the Dishcloth Diva Deb Buckingham has written two books for knitting textured squares for dishcloths, afghans Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rBCwkp Deb Buckingham is the self-styled Dishcloth Diva.

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Examiner.com

New vintage lace

An oxymoron, well no, " New Vintage Lace " is a book by Andrea Jurgrau filled with knits inspired by the past.

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Borders Today

Gala firm at Games

It is not just our dozen local sport stars preparing for the Commonwealth Games, with a Galashiels firm taking part in Festival 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, The Scottish Borders County, Scotland, Life, Hobbies

Hexham Courant

Greenhead village notes

WHAT a simply delightful day was spent on Sunday - with sunshine after a refreshing shower overnight - to add to the pleasures of the second Wool on the Wall festival in the village to accompany the farmers' market.

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