News Articles Archive
11th December 2013
A self-confessed knitting addict has been speaking about the unbelievable day when her woolly creations became the stars of a flash mob - and ended up becoming a YouTube sensation.
Loes Veenstra, 79, lives in Rotterdam and has been knitting in her home on the same street since 1955, the Daily Tel... read more
10th December 2013
A village in Cambridgeshire is building the seasonal atmosphere thanks to a Christmas tree with a difference.
Fenstanton Knitters and Natters has produced 800 squares of colourful yarn to create a tree that is approximately nine feet tall. Some 200 toys were then attached to the creation in order... read more
9th December 2013
If you cast your mind back to the clothes your grandparents wore, you may remember much-darned socks, trilby hats and perhaps even wristers, also known as wrist-warmers.
These were the woollen items made to cover the lower arms and loop over the thumbs for added warmth - they bridged the gap betw... read more
5th December 2013
People all over the country will be excitedly getting their Christmas decorations out now we are firmly into Advent, with many homes no doubt dusting off a nativity scene and placing it in a prime position.
However, while these miniature depictions of the birth of baby Jesus are typically made fr... read more
3rd December 2013
A keen knitter in the US is working towards making a temporary yarn-bombing project a permanent fixture in her home town.
The art form involves streets, buildings and trees being decorated with brightly-coloured wool knitted or crocheted into beautiful designs, something that is believed to have ... read more