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58 min ago | Outblush

Hedgehog Needle Felting Kit

You want desperately to be crafty, but your hands stop working every time you pick up a crochet hook and you have trouble cutting in a straight line. We may have the perfect project for you to tackle: this needle felting kit for beginners contains detailed instructions and all the materials you need to make 3 adorable miniature hedgehogs.

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5 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Art Ala Carte features yarn bombing

In this morning's Art Ala Carte- we're learning about the Yarnbombing of the Cades Pavillion-- at the Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House. To explain WHAT this means.... A member of the FUZZ yarnbombing crew is here this morning..

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9 hrs ago | Fetch Your News

Check It Out at the Gilmer Library, Week of 9/18

Teen Knit and Crochet Thursdays @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Next Session: September 18 Learn the basics or if you already know how to knit or crochet come work on a project with us - bring our own knitting needles or crochet hook and yarn - ages 12 years and up. Gilmer County Master Gardeners Plant Math 101 Saturday, September 20 @ 10:00 AM The Master Gardeners will be teaching another amazing class on gardening.

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13 hrs ago | Blue Mountains Gazette

Helping families one stitch at a time

A group of Lower Mountains mums practise a creative form of clothing recycling in Springwood every Thursday morning, transforming worn out clothing scraps into colourful rugs and fashion accessories to benefit bushfire-affected families. Springwood Yarn Group members and their children at Springwood Uniting Church last Thursday with some colourful items they made from donated rags and used clothing scraps.

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17 hrs ago | The Courier

Church group makes blankets for cancer patients

Mary Evans, Emma Jernigan and Tiffany Brandon love sharing their talents to help others. Recently, they donated dozens of beautifully crafted fleece tie-blankets to Saint Mary's Cancer Center to benefit cancer patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatment.

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21 hrs ago | Courier News

The turnout at Bridgewater Library was small but dedicated at the Knit-In on Saturday.

These are two of the members of Library Loopers who came to the Knit-in on Saturday to make more purple hats. On Saturday morning, I sat and knitted for a couple of hours, gave a knitting lesson to one librarian and chatted with Lynette, whom I met years ago at a knitting group that used to met a Border's in Bridgewater.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

Community Invited to See Livermore's First 'Tree Sweater Forest'

The Livermore Commission for the Arts and Livermore Downtown Inc. invite you to the inaugural Downtown Tree Sweater Forest, a fiber art installation, in Livermore's vibrant downtown. The knitted and/or crocheted public art display will run from September 27 until November 22, 2014.

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Patch.com

Knit for a Cause

Teens! Complete 10 hours of community service by knitting a winter scarf to be donated to a local charity. The scarves will be created by knitting/crocheting rectangles in assorted colors, then stitching them together to make one-of-a-kind creations.

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Examiner.com

New Artists at Bespoke Global

Luxury furniture and leisure site, Bespoke Global, recently added new artisans to its home decor compilation. The new collections features exceptionally crafted furniture, lighting , home accessories and wall coverings celebrating the art of custom made design.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Decorating, Pine Plains, NY, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Life, Hobbies, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Examiner.com

Hot new releases in crochet on Amazon include toys, hats, afghans, and more

Amazon's hot new releases in crochet are filled with new ideas to crochet , learning how to crochet and lots of wonderful crochet patterns . From afghans to toys, crochet hats and calendars there so many new crochet books to check out for gifts and charities projects both in book form and Kindle downloads.

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This Is Somerset

Malmesbury's 'yarnbombers' thwarted by 'vandals and thieves'

Yarnbomber Esther Hamill with the woollen flowers at the grave of Hannah Twynnoy in Malmesbury - so far these have survived A group of 'yarnbombers' who covered a Cotswold town in knitwear have been left angry and upset after many of their 'bombs' were stolen or vandalised just days later. The crew of knitters covered bollards, railings, lampposts, benches, bicycles, shopfronts and even a statue in colourful woollen creations around Malmesbury, Wiltshire overnight last Tuesday, with the result proving quite a draw in the picturesque town.

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Mississippi Business Journal

A Stitch in Time - The Southern Needle looks to spark renaissance

A nurse by trade Beverly Anglin opened The Southern Needle as a sort of hybrid retail store/education center in a bid to resurrect a dying art and industry.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Free Fall Crochet Patterns

If you are in the market for some new ideas for your fall crochet projects, check out free-crochet for some fresh ideas! There are a TON of projects available for free download. From spiders on webs to cornucopias filled with all sorts of harvest goodies, there is a large selection of patterns for all to enjoy.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Crochet Christmas afghan patterns for the holidays

Christmas afghans to crochet typically can be in the traditional Christmas colors of red and green but there are several Christmas crochet patterns that featured afghans in shades of winter blue, cool whites and other winter colors. If you are looking for the perfect afghan to crochet for the holiday season take a look at some of these fun and interesting Christmas afghan projects.

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Examiner.com

Crochet afghans and toys for pets with Cuddles to Crochet for Pets

While crocheting many people have pets that rest comfortably by your side or at your feet and watch you as you finish a project. Dogs and cats would enjoy a warm cozy blanket or toy that you have crocheted for them and why not choose one from the Leisure Arts book Cuddles to Crochet for Pets .

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Wakefield Express

30th birthday celebrations for Horbury's Spinning Wheel shop

The Spinning Wheel, on Tithe Barn Street, first opened as a textile shop in 1984 and its building has been around since the street was just a dirt path. Its current owner, Julie Tipton, took on the shop in November 2009, having had an interest in knitting and crocheting from a young age.

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Salem News

Across Our Communities

The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. The meal will be sponsored by the Giant Eagle in Salem.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival

Finger Lakes Fiber Arts Festival Find yarn, tapestry and other fiber Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1rZRthq It's a Fiber Festival weekend at the Hemlock Fairgrounds Sept. 20 and 21 as the Finger Lakes Fiber Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Colorful Crochet Laces - These Handmade Knitted Shoe Lace Designs Add ...

These DIY crochet shoe lace designs are the perfect way to dress up a pair of ordinary sneakers with a much needed boost of color. These laces are surprisingly easy to knit and you'll feel so accomplished with your work once they're done.

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Sedalia Democrat

Scharnhorst birthday

Virginia Scharnhorst will celebrate her 85th birthday with a luncheon hosted by her children Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

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