A group of Doncaster artisans create a huge crochet Christmas tree which will be on display at the Yarn Market all month

The Mother Hookers have been crocheting together for two and a half years.

The group has three “Hook Up” sessions per month, one of which is held at the wool market.

Bea Dawson, co-founder of Mother Hookers, said: “There are 300 squares on the tree itself and another 200 hanging behind the tree.

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The tree is 10 feet tall and is made up of 300 squares.

“Each square has been turned into a Christmas card design which can be purchased for £5.

“The money goes to Eve’s Trust.”

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The members of Mother Hookers were told to make a six-inch square with a green border, but the design inside was up to the individual.

Each square has been transformed into a Christmas card design.

The group sent out loads of festive posters full of bright colors and fantastic patterns.

This isn’t the first time the band has raised money for charity.

They crocheted poppies for Remembrance Day and donated £800 to the British Legion.

The crochet group have also made hearts for the Doncaster Royal Infirmary, donated baby hats to those in need and created ‘Worry Worms’ for Mental Health Awareness Month.

The money raised will go to Eve’s Trust.

The group is open to new members.

Bea said, “There’s a therapeutic quality to crochet that can’t be beat.

“We have members with chronic pain and illness who really appreciate the support we provide.

The tree is now on the wool market.

“We are open to everyone – we have people between 20 and 70.”

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