Story: Sewing, knitting and textile crafts

Knitting for charity, 1991

Knitting for charity, 1991

Women have not only knitted for their family, but also for other people in need, both in New Zealand and overseas. Maureen Norris (left) and Jean McDonnell show off the impressive collection of teddy bears knitted by North Shore women for sick or hurt children to cuddle during ambulance rides to hospital, and keep for their own. 

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North Shore Times
Reference: 6 June 1991

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Sewing, knitting and textile crafts - Home textile crafts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013