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  1. One hundred years old and still bakes her own cakesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wingham Chronicle

    To look at Wingham resident, Fran Sawyer you would guess her age to be in her eighties. However, Fran turned 100 years old on Saturday, December 8. Born in a hospital in Tinonee, which was later to become the Terrace Cinema and is now a private home, Fran was delivered by Nurse Sawyer, none of her family knowing that Fran would later go on to marry Nurse Sawyer's grandson, Dallas.

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    6 hrs ago | Martha Stewart

    Want to make a real difference this season? Give a child the gift of good health, warmth, or a wish come true; here are a few of our favorite charities to help you help them. When you're caught in the swirl of holiday planning and gift shopping, it's natural to feel guilty about your own good fortune when others have much less, especially kids.

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  3. How You Can Help A Child in Need This HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Martha Stewart

    Want to make a real difference this season? Give a child the gift of good health, warmth, or a wish come true; here are a few of our favorite charities to help you help them. When you're caught in the swirl of holiday planning and gift shopping, it's natural to feel guilty about your own good fortune when others have much less, especially kids.

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  4. Whata s happeningRead the original story

    Yesterday | Recorder

    ... table and reading "It's Snowing" by Olivier Dunrea. The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will host Knit One, Crochet Too from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bring a current project to share with the group. All skill levels are invited. Anyone new to ...

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  5. Yamaha Teaches You How to Knit Your Own NikenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Motorcycle.com

    We've heard the term "crotch rockets" thrown around but in this case, "crochet rockets" might be more appropriate. In what may be the most Yamaha thing you'll see this week, the Japanese manufacturer wants to teach people how to knit their own mini- Niken three-wheelers out of yarn, either by the Japanese art of amigurumi crocheting or by a technique called needle felting.

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  6. Van Wert 7th graders crochet hats for babies in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times Bulletin

    ... students to crotchet, Houg asked Carole Motycka if she could be an instructor for the students. Motycka learned to crochet while battling cancer and overcoming adversity when she needed a liver transplant. "When I was sick, I learned to crochet baby ...

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  7. Christmas charity toppers stolen and one set on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | This is Local London

    Yarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk. The Dog Knits Yarn Bombers in Potters Bar are a secret society who have created more than 60 toppers on post boxes in Barnet, Brookmans Park and Potters Bar, this year.

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  8. Weekly Analysts' Ratings Changes for Coats GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... apparel, footwear and accessories, technical sewing, and yarn industries; and consumer textile crafts for knitting, crochet, embroidery, patchwork and quilting, and sewing activities. Receive News & Ratings for Coats Group PLC Daily - Enter your ...

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  9. Yip Yips stockings! Uh-huh. Uh-huh. Uh-huh. Yip yip yip.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Cool Mom Picks

    ... as I did when Kristen shared these knit Yip Yips Muppet stockings with me. With the help of a free knitting or crochet pattern offered by Carissa Browning in her Ravelry shop , you can create your own wonderful handmade holiday or birthday gift for ...

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  10. Mysterious knitters behind dressing up of Govan's Mary Barbour statue come forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Evening Times

    A COLLECTIVE of community groups in Govan have revealed themselves as the mysterious knitters behind this week's dressing up of a Glasgow statue. A group of "yarn bombers", led by organisers from Govan and Linthouse Parish Church, transformed the Mary Barbour statue on Govan Road with homemade hats, scarves and other garments.

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  11. Volunteer knits 6,000 hats for newborn babies over past 28 years Source: Cox Media GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | WSOCTV

    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - For Betty Banks, crocheting has been a lifetime pleasure. So when a persistent friend continued to ask her to crochet for newborn babies at Atrium Medical Center in Middletown, Ohio, Banks decided to give it a try.

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  12. The awkward family gift guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The New Zealand Herald

    She's never without an embroidery hoop in her tote or a crochet hook stuck in her messy bun. She's like MacGyver if MacGyver ever needed to macrame his way out of danger.

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  13. Group makes Special Olympics scarvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    The Waco Knitters & Crocheters recently donated 75 hand-crafted scarves to be distributed to Special Olympics athletes in Austin during the Texas Winter Games in February. Pictured are Rayna Kraman, Terry Crook, Amy Macari , Lori Keim, Karen Fleuriet, Cindy Rosser, Anna Cargill, Laura Young, Sue Sellers and Angela Squillace.

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  14. Workbasket Edging April 1948Read the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | BellaOnline

    ... and buttons before you begin to tat, tat up to the point you would like a decoration. Then begin a picot but use the crochet hook to pull the loop through the button and over to where you can actually join to the loop. R = ring, CH = chain, RW = ...

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  15. Borders-inspired wools set to put region on the knitting mapRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Borders Today

    ... can sell their wares. She said: "My goal for the shop is to stock a wide range of local wools and knitting and crochet products. So far the store has a lovely selection of hand-dyed wool from My Mama Knits, from Earlston, wool from Tartan Ark in ...

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  16. Mumbai: Crochet for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Beads and threads are strewn across a table inside a room with a wooden roof on the fifth floor of a building in Fort that is probably as old as our late grandmother's pickle recipes. Inside, five young women are subsumed in crochet work.

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  17. Cumberland County's community notice boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Amherst Daily News

    Call 902-667-7250 for more information. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie's Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst.

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  18. $100 to help sister with multiple sclerosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daily Herald

    Today's recipient of a $100 bill through the Believe Project is Noreen Huffman of Hoffman Estates. Here is an excerpt of her story: "She unfortunately had to quit her job due to mobility issues and has a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

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  19. Donors offer downtown warmup with coats, glovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Review

    Members of Alliance Crochet stepped out Wednesday night in downtown Alliance to help the area's needy during the area's cold months. The group affixed coats, scarves, gloves and hats to poles and trees along Main Street.

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  20. A Krampus Carol to remind you of why rotten kids should be wary this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Boing Boing

    ... this year with this amazing hand-crocheted hat. Even its horns are made of yarn. She writes, "I designed this crazy crochet hat after the traditional European Christmas monster who accompanies Santa to scare anyone who isn't on the Nice list!" Get ...

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