How About Knitting Some Bunting ?

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How about knitting some bunting? When you ask around your care home, it’s amazing how many people are able to knit. 1. Request wool and knitting needle donations from locals, social media, residents’ relatives, friends, charity shops, local newspaper and radio. 2. Here’s a simple triangle pattern for your bunting – remember to add extra rows if you want longer triangles: 3. Get knitting. How about using Christmas colours? Boost blood flow – Exercise fine motor skills – Practise hand/eye coordination – Prompt conversations around home skills, hobbies, families. Link all the triangles together with wool or ribbon – Hang in place so everyone can see it. Stand back and marvel at everyone’s masterpieces. The benefits for wellbeing are endless … Enjoy, Gillian