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Texas crochet club appeals for new members

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet (thinkstock)

A crochet club in Texas is appealing for members to help grow the group and spread yarn skills in the community.

The Copperas Cove Herald reports that the Senior Crochet Club is down to a regular number of four people, who each meet weekly at the Copperas Cove Senior Center to indulge in their fa... read more

Church group knits clothes for ill and homeless

Unfinished knitted artworks on display in Norwich (iStockphoto)

A church group in Jersey City, New Jersey has started knitting clothes for local hospital patients and homeless members of the community.

According to the Hudson Reporter, Deborah Pierce and her daughter Alyssa began Knitting for Good, a church-based knitting circle, in February to teach people h... read more

Tortoises get knitted makeovers

Tortoises get knitted makeovers (Thinkstock)

Once you’ve learnt to knit straight lines your next pattern is usually something slightly trickier such as a hat or a tea cosy.

But rather than making gifts for friends and family, tortoise-lover Katie Bradley has decided to dress her pets up in adorable knitted and crocheted outfits.

Ms Bradley,... read more

MP donates winnings to knitting club

MP donates winnings to knitting club (Thinkstock)

An MP in Huddersfield has surprised locals by donating his recent winnings to a charity knitting club.

Conservative MP for Colne Valley Jason McCartney was recently given a free £25 each-way bet on the Grand National by bookies at the Huddersfield branch of Ladbrokes, The Huddersfield Examiner re... read more

Crafter hopes for Sewing Bee boost

Crafter hopes for Sewing Bee boost

Following the resurgence in baking after The Great British Bake Off, a shopkeeper from Buckinghamshire is hoping that the same will happen now that the Great British Sewing Bee has come to an end.

The popular BBC2 programme recently finished and each week saw amateur sewers, knitters and crochete... read more

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