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Knitting for Easter!

Click here to access the knitting pattern from Hospice at Home West Cumbria

Going Crackers Knitting!

These lovely, but simple, crackers where knitted by ladies in Seascale. Lots of people donated small gifts and the youth group provided the jokes. Over 100 went to the local…

Knitting for Lent

Why not Knit your journey through Lent this year? You will end up with a wonderful scarf for Easter Day as well as having had a reflection for each day.…

Advertise the Mothers’ Union with these lovely gift bags.

Would you like to make these lovely bags for refuges or Schools?    Then follow these simple instructions.    The material can be bought from MUe.     Please contact trustees if your Branch  needs help to purchase this

The large bags for toiletries etc are 19″ x 13.5″ and the smaller bags for schools and food banks are 10.5″ x 8.5″.   Start by cutting the material to the size you want.

Fold the material in half, lengthwise, inside out.    Hem along the bottom.    Then hem up the side but leave about the top 1/5th unsewn (this is for the cord)

The next stage is making the section for the cord to go through.   The photo below might help is you are confused!     Hem up the last bit of the sides, without sealing the gap.     Then hem along the top, leaving each end open, creating a gap for the cord.

Cut a piece of cord.    46″ for large bags and 23″ for the small ones.    Thread through the top of the bag.

Fill your bag with your goodies spreading the love and message of the Mothers’ Union.



How to make Twiddle Muffs

Make some wonderful twiddle muffs that help calm agitation in those who have dementia