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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

Fascinating facts revealed about knitting in WW2

Fascinating facts revealed about knitting in WW2

Knitting is something that people have been doing for centuries to create garments that would keep them warm.

However, the Office of Censorship felt forced to step in and control the patterns knitters used during the Second World War, a fascinating new book reveals.

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson an... read more

Crochet enthusiasts speak of donating hats to cancer patients

Knitting to make classroom comeback (Thinkstock)

Two crochet enthusiasts in different US states have been speaking of projects in which they create hats to be donated to patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Kayla Moore, 17, lived in northern Michigan and was taught to crochet by her grandmother five years ago, Up North Live reports.

Her aunt w... read more

Knit and Knatter group are crafting for charity

Young farmers show off their knitting skills

A group of people who meet up to knit and socialise have been raising money for not just one charitable organisation, but two.

The Knit and Knatter members congregate at Kearsley Mount Methodist Church in Bolton each week and recently came up with the idea of making a super-long scarf to raise fu... read more

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