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Knitting and Stitching show to exhibit potential health benefits of arts and crafts

The Knitting and Stitching Show, to be held in London’s Harrogate from November 22-25, 2018, will showcase the health benefits of arts and crafts. It will include dress-making and children’s workshops, drop in knitting and crochet class, mindfulness area, etc.

Artist Jenni Dutton will displayher series 'The Dementia Darnings' which depicts her mother's journey through life including living with dementia over the last few years. The art which is created out of fine wool explores the mother-daughter relationship along with the emotional changes of a person living with dementia.

Another display from artist Caren Garden will focus on the difficulties of eating disorders. The bedroom installation features hospital and domestic furniture, with one of the main items on display is a quilt which features a pattern designed by a talented young lady who sadly passed away after suffering from an eating disorder.