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Jolly Scarecrow competition

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, May 9, 2014, In : Federation news 

The Northumberland Federation is running a competition for WIs to make a scarecrow that will make people smile.

The competition is being held at The Heighley Gate Garden Centre during October half term.

The scarecrow can be any size up to 6' in height and depict any character, real or fictional. It also needs to have a name.

Scarecrows must be delivered to Heighley Gate between 9am and 3pm on Thursday 23rd October. They will be on display until Sunday 2nd November and should be collected on Mond...
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Abby's woolly animals!

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, June 23, 2011, In : Arts and crafts 
Whey Aye member Abby Bick has been busy knitting a whole menagerie of animals recently including these adorable creatures:

She has also been knitting hats, including this fabulous Newcastle / Gateshead themed one which she designed herself and is modelled by fellow WI member Anne Witton:


It features the Newcastle bridges, the castle keep, Grey's Monument and the Angel of the North.

Here Abby talks about how she became interested in all things 'crafty':

"I've always been interested in crafts sin...

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County Day knitting pattern

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, June 23, 2011, In : Resources 
The chosen knitted item for this year's County Day is a witch! Download the official witches knitting pattern and put your needles to work.

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