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New Hope



Me on the right visiting New Hope in Watford to hand over the knitting from the project that was part of the Craft Festival in October.

The Craft day was attended by May Martin and Stuart Hillard from the Sewing Bee which was very inspiring. As part of the day which was sponsored by Trend and Thomas we ran a knitting project, with the object of teaching people to knit and giving them a purpose for doing so. Sirdar and Yeoman Yarns kindly provided the yarn, John Lewis provided the knitting needles and thirteen people provided the labour. Some were new to knitting and some were able to knit but thought it a good idea and got involved. The result – 19 scarves and 12 beanie hats made for New Hope in Watford, a charity that helps homeless and vulnerable people.

My grateful thanks to everyone who gave their time and effort to this great cause. New Hope were thrilled to receive them. I have sent the information to the Watford Observer.