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September 30, 2006

Books espousing the Zen-like benefits of knitting, crocheting and quilting abound as enthusiasts for the sewing arts praise their similarity to prayer and meditation.

The new titles highlight a growing movement linking faith and the sewing arts, one offering practitioners the...

November 1, 2004

Each time she accompanies her bishop-husband Gordon Scruton on his parish visitations, Rebecca Scruton sits in a pew with her knitting.

“People will ask me what I am doing, and I tell them I am praying,” she explained during a reception for There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy, an exhibit...