There comes a time in life when the most unexpected activities can help calm the chaotic vibrations of the mind, deal with uncertainty, and calm the rhythm of our heartbeats. Here I am, in the middle of a knitting club; the air rings with laughter and joy. Knitting needles moveRead More →

Dadesley Crafting CIC is based in Tickhill – the group’s aims are to bring people together, improve mental health and wellbeing and combat loneliness. Michelle Dunn, the group’s director, said: “A lot of times craft classes are expensive and you leave feeling like you’ve wasted your money and can’t doRead More →

In front of the television. In the waiting rooms. In airplanes. A group of Lake County women have spent countless hours knitting, crocheting and, more recently, sewing and quilting to make thousands of handmade items: hats, scarves, blankets, quilts, mittens , washcloths, headbands, toe warmers and even stuffed animals. toysRead More →