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May 25, 2013

Otego quilters offer a stitch in time

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“April does a really nice Tunisian crochet,” Utter said.

Tunisian crochet uses an Afghan hook and the pattern appears woven. It is often called a blend of crochet and knitting.

Neske holds knitting classes and hosts several groups who knit and crochet. April’s Yarn Basket inventory includes 200 different crochet and knitting products with linen, silk cotton and blended wool yarns in various colors.

The friends share a building, some expenses and they cover for each other, allowing more freedom to come and go as they need.

“Barb was here first, and then she recruited me,” Neske said. “But I had been thinking about it already. I really love knitting, and this was the perfect opportunity.”

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