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During the Stitch 'n Bitch Knitting and Crocheting Program at the Pawtucket Public Library on Thursday night, February 24, 2011, Charlene McDuff(Pawtucket, RI), right, crochets an afghan,as Donna Spence(Pawtucket, RI), left, knits a rug and Community Relations Librarian Eugene Jeffers reads the police log in The Pawtucket Times to the sewing group. Stitch 'n Bitch is a phrase that has been used to refer to social knitting groups which meet on a weekly or monthly basis at locations throughout the world dating back to at least WWII(1939-45) while their husbands were overseas. This self-lead group meets every Thursday night from 6pm-8pm at the library. New knitters and crocheters of all ages are always welcome. All you need to bring are your own materials, snacks and gossip!. Butch Adams/The Times.
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