Knitting Supplies Pickens SC
2518 Poinsett Hwy
Catherine Hayes Art & Sculpture
117 Cleveland St
Michael's Arts Crafts
1450 Wo Ezell Boulevard
Charles St Gallery Frame Shop
914 Charles St
10204 Two Notch Rd, Ste B
Paint It Purple Pottery
15951 Wells Hwy
Bernina Sewing Center /Sewng Machs
1014 Wade Hampton Blvd Ste 6
Grand Strand Antiques
4421 River Rd.
Little River, SC
306 E Blackstock Rd
412 Columbia Ave
Lucire: Insider � For the enjoyment of knitting
Yes, I enjoy knitting. And I have done ever since my childhood trips away to stay with my Nan every winter holidays. I knew I only had a couple of weeks to knit up a storm—because once I left there wouldn’t be anyone to ﬁx up my mistakes. It was always just a scarf, and because it only happened once a year it would take me a bit of time to get into the swing of it again. I now own a different coloured scarf for every winter holiday.
Knitting has been around for centuries and hasn’t lost its touch. Whether it’s the calming, therapeutic beneﬁts knitting can offer, or the current global climate where many are converting to the back-to-basics approach and undertaking more DIY projects around the place, or the fact that it’s simply a great way to save money while seeing something through from start to ﬁnish and gaining that sense of accomplishment, knitting is where it’s at.
The Stitch ’n’ Bitch UK website talks of knitting being ‘the new yoga’ with an impressive line-up of celebrities claiming to be seasoned knitters including Julia Roberts, Madonna and Cameron Diaz. It’s amazing to discover that there are just so many knitting networks and groups running worldwide. So I decided to see what was on offer here in Wellington, New Zealand.
What I delightfully found was a free Stitch ’n’ Bitch gathering at the New Dowse Reka café at 6 p.m., the ﬁrst Wednesday of every month. Apparently if you mention to the bar...
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