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Knitting enjoys a revivalAnnie44Mon, 27/08/2012 - 4:58pm
Knitting enjoys a revival

The art of knitting, once seen as more of a pastime for ‘grannies’ is now enjoying a revival thanks to the resurgence in popularity of handcrafted goods and the influence of craft shows and events like the Morpeth teapot and tea cosy festival.

Ask any of the ladies at the Stitch Gatherers group and they’ll tell you that knitting is a wonderfully relaxing and creative pastime. It is a positive joy to make something with your own hands - to be worn yourself or given to others. Charities are also benefiting from the knitting revival...

Residents enjoy the eventAnnie44Tue, 10/07/2012 - 11:21am
A great turn out for the event

The Biggest Morning Tea held in May was a great success and raised just on $1400 for the NSW Cancer Council of NSW. Organisers are now hoping that next year's event will be even bigger and better.

joanwThu, 22/03/2012 - 2:17pm

Stitch Gatherers' Craft group is busy organising the Biggest morning tea on Saturday, May 5th in N.A.C. Community Hall, 10A.M.to 1 P.M.

In conjunction there will be a tea cosy competition and quilt and needlecraft display.

Handcrafted tea cosies for the competition are most welcome..bring along your entry on the day. There will be prizes awarded in several categories.

Morning Tea will be provided for $5.00 entry fee. Raffles and Auctions will be held to raise money for this worthy charity.

For further information contact Joan Williams.

Stitch Gatherers at WorkjoanwMon, 19/12/2011 - 11:03am
Photo of Stitch Gatherers Working on Project

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