Famous people who enjoy the therapeutic past-times of knitting and crocheting

Are you one of many people who think that the past times of knitting and crocheting are for old grannies, sitting by the fire on a cold winter’s night?  Well, you will probably be very surprised to find out that celebrities such as Meryl Streep, David Arquette, Audrey Hepburn, George Lucas and Uma Therman all spend some of their time knitting and crocheting. Perhaps even using Crochet Blanket Kits from a company that specialises in providing their customers with patterns and instructions on how to make particular items, such as beautiful blankets, and custom cushions. Meryl Streep is well known for being found knitting on the set of her latest films all the time. Having also taught another actress, Amy Adams to enjoy the therapeutic craft, she has since completed several blankets and crocheted some adorable dolls. Like many people, Meryl says she started to knit and crochet as a way to relax and unwind.

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David Arquette admits quite readily that it was his grandmother who taught him the art of knitting and that he grew to enjoy it so much he appeared as a cover photo for Celebrity Scarves to promote men as being able to enjoy this skill as much as any woman. David is an American actor and he used to wrestle professionally, a very manly sport, so he was very keen to show his much softer side to the public. Like quite a lot of actresses and actors, Audrey Hepburn knitted on and off the set of her latest films and as Holly Golightly in the blockbuster “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” she was seen quite happily knitting. Famous for being the American, Director in the film series Star Wars and its sequels, George Lucas, is reported to be found knitting or crocheting most mornings in the well-known coffee franchise, “Starbucks”.  George Lucas is also well known for directing the Indiana Jones movies.

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Thought to be literally obsessed by the crafts of crocheting and knitting is the fifty-two-year-old American actress, producer and fashion-model Uma Thurman. Catapulted to fame after being featured on the covers of the December 1985 and May 1986 British Vogue magazine she starred in the movie Dangerous Liaisons.  Achieving International fame for her portrayal of the Quentin Tarantino character Mia Wallace in the 1994 film “Pulp Fiction.”

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