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The knitting needles have been clacking away at Melbourne House Care Home, where the residents’ knitting club has unveiled a stunning array of handcrafted scarves, each a labour of love and gratitude, presented to the dedicated staff members.

In a colourful display of skill and creativity, the club, composed of resident knitting enthusiasts, turned yarn into beautiful, cosy scarves. The initiative was more than just a pastime; it was a heartfelt project to show appreciation for the care home’s staff.

Each scarf, unique in design and colour, was carefully crafted by the residents over several weeks.

“The knitting club has always been a source of joy and companionship for our residents,” said Melly, Activity Coordinator at Melbourne House Care Home. “Seeing them channel their talents into creating something special for our staff was truly moving.”

The knitting club’s members, some of whom learned to knit in their youth, expressed joy in being able to use their skills to give back to those who support them daily.

As winter approaches, the staff at Melbourne House will not only be protected against the chill but will also carry a tangible symbol of the appreciation and close relationships that have been woven into the fabric of their daily lives at the care home.

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