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Garments created for World Wide Knit in Public Day displayed in Newbury

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

Newbury residents have until Thursday (July 17th) to check out items knitted by locals as part of the 2014 World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKNIP).

The results of the project are on display at the Homegrown exhibition at New Greenham Arts.

Led by artist Mandi Bainbridge, Newbury's donation to the project came from the Corn Exchange's Stitch & Chat group.

The collective of knitters were on hand to give out advice to novices. No expense was spared, as free wool and needles were provided for the ... read more

Tour de France knitted bunting sold to charity

Plans afoot for much yarn-bombing ahead of Tour de France

Miniature jerseys knitted to create bunting to welcome Tour de France cyclists to Cambridge are being sold, with the proceeds going to charity. 

Local cycling instructor Rad Wagon - who managed to ... read more

Exciting news - knitting role up for grabs

We are recruiting design consultants

Rowan Yarns are seeking a Part Time Consultant in John Lewis Oxford Street.

Applicants should have a creative flair and knowledge of hand knitting and Rowan products. 

Some retail experience is als... read more

Arthritis sufferer knits cardies and hats for baby unit

California students tasked with yarn bombing project

Despite suffering from arthritis, 74-year-old Mary Smith has found the time and inspiration to knit numerous items to donate to a charitable cause.

Smith has clearly not been put off her past-time ... read more

Author Natalie Haynes' Sunday night knitting habit

Girl scout knits for homeless community (iStockphoto)

Comedian-turned author Natalie Haynes has spoken to the Telegraph about her love of knitting and how she uses it as a way of relaxing at the end of a long weekend spent writing. 

The 40-year-old to... read more

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