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Spinners and weavers to showcase wares

Therese ColmanAugusta Margaret River Times

The Augusta Spinners and Weavers club will host its annual Easter exhibition and sale on Saturday at Augusta’s Centennial Hall.

The club will show off members’ year of work with items hand-spun from sheep, goat, and alpaca wool, including knitted beanies, gloves, scarves, toys and slippers. Spinners and Weavers vice-president Michelle Readshaw said the club had about 20 members between the ages of 30 and 95, and the exhibition showcased the group’s hard work.

“It’s a big event on the calendar for us,” she said.

“We get a lot of people who come down especially for it.

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“There are so many items, the whole hall will be filled.”

The club would also raffle off some items, with part proceeds going to the Royal Flying Doctor.

The exhibition runs from 9am to 4pm and entry is $5 which includes morning and afternoon tea.

The club meets on Tuesdays at the hall from 10.30am and Thursdays from 7pm.

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