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The Call

Vol. E17, Number 14

updated: July 17, 2017

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Burks knitters receive $500 to 'create comfort for community'

By Jessica Harthorn/ News Channel 9

<p>Knitting and photo by Clancy Ratliff. Source: <a class="external free" href="" rel="nofollow"><u></u></a></p>

Knitting and photo by Clancy Ratliff. Source:

HIXSON, Tenn. (July 17, 2017) --  At a church in Hixson, there's a small group of women making a big difference in the lives of medical patients in Chattanooga.

Their creations are colorful and comfortable. The goal is to help complete strangers in their time of need.

But what's even more remarkable, is how their type of needle actually brings comfort to children in the hospital.

What starts as a ball of yarn and a couple of hooks, ends up a magnificent masterpiece.

"I just love these ladies," says former Knit Wits member Judy Everett.

The Knit Wit group at Burks United Methodist Church is on a mission. 


See complete story on News Channel Nine ...