"Chester Raccoon stood at the edge of the forest and cried. 'I don't want to go to school,' he told his mother. 'I want to stay home with you. I want to play with my friends. And play with my toys. And read my books. And swing on my swing. Please may I stay home with you?'" — "The Kissing Ha…
Crafts don't have to be complicated. With the holiday season ahead, an easy, enjoyable craft can cover many gifting bases. What could be more fun than experimenting with a simple tie-dye?
CRETE | The Crete Public Library participated in worldwide Knit in Public Day on June 11. Those who attended joined hundreds of other knitters around the world on the same day to make this the largest worldwide celebration of knitting.
Carol Hoger, Jill Grzonka and Deb Meder attended Crete Public Library‘s worldwide Knit in Public Day on June 11.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library, 1177 N. Main St., is participating in World Wide Knit in Public Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11.
The Crete Public Library's Knot Just For Knitters group recently donated more than 200 knitted and crocheted newborn baby caps to St. James Hospital and Health Centers. Knitting group members along with private contributors have helped to make this project an ongoing success. Pictured from l…
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Spinnin' Yarns owner Jamie Gunnink, left, with her daughter Erin at a casual after-hours knitting and crochet circle she hosts most Fridays at her shop in her Griffith home.
A colorful child's sweater made with Plymouth yarn, which is sold at Spinnin' Yarns in Griffith.
Felicia Caminski, of Hammond, brings all her knitting supplies in a tackle bag to keep them organized.
Spinnin' Yarns shop opens up for an after-hours knitting and crochet circle. Erin Gunnink, left, watches as Jen Sarb-Beer sets up her travel wheel for spinning yarn.
Jen Sarb-Beer, of Hammond, uses a travel wheel to weave yarn at an after-hours casual knitting and crochet circle at Spinnin' Yards in Griffith.
What happens when a group of knitters and crocheters find themselves without a local yarn shop where they can purchase supplies and gather to work and brainstorm? One of them opens a store.
The other day there was a funny story on NPR. The National Trust of Scotland was looking to rent a couple of wee cottages on an island in the North Sea, called Fair Isle. They were accepting applications for the $600-per-year rentals, noting that they especially wanted people with special sk…
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