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Maltese woman doesn't let blindness get in the way of knitting

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

A woman who went blind at a young age has been speaking of how she has not let her disability get in the way of one of her life's biggest passions - knitting.

Bridget Micallef, 45 and from the Mediterranean island of Malta, lost her sight after contracting an eye infection as a child, but was kee... read more

Dee Hardwicke's Design Intarsia workshop

Dee Hardwicke's Design Intarsia workshop

Dee Hardwicke's latest 'Design Intarsia' Rowan workshop at the magnificent department store Liberty, London was a huge success this last weekend.

Dee is a ceramic artist who takes inspiration from the natural world. Using her designs and in collaboration with Rowan Yarns, she has created "Little ... read more

Yarn-bombing highlights importance of blood donation

Yarn-bombing highlights importance of blood donation

A new yarn-bombing campaign is set to spring up all over the country in a bid to highlight the importance of regular blood donation.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) asked crafters to pick up their red yarn and create woolly red blood drops a few months ago, with 8,000 made and handed in as a res... read more

Knitting enthusiast creates woolly hall of fame

Alan Carr is among the celebrities immortalised in wool by one knitter

A knitting enthusiast has revealed her woolly tribute to celebrities past and present that could rival Madame Tussaud's waxworks in terms of accuracy and entertainment.

Denise Salway, 51, decided one day that she had whipped up enough scarves and sweaters for the time being, so put her skills tow... read more

Cara Delevingne reveals she is a knitter

Cara Delevingne reveals she is a knitter

Cara Delevingne is one of the hottest names in the world of fashion at the moment - but she is perhaps about to get even more popular among the crafting community.

The 21-year-old model has revealed she likes to knit in her spare time at fashion shows, posting a picture of herself on Instagram cr... read more

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