News Articles Archive
1st November 2013
A knitting group member who came up with the idea of knitting tiny mice to raise money for charity has been left astounded at the support she received.
Libby Swindells, 56, had a brainwave back in February and asked the participants of Nimble Fingers - the Trafford circle with whom she regularly ... read more
30th October 2013
A Missouri man has set a new Guinness World Record for knitting the longest scarf while running a marathon.
For most people the only stitch they would be worried about during a marathon would be a sharp, piercing pain in their stomach but for David Babcock it was much different. The graphic desig... read more
25th October 2013
For a second year in a row The Big Issue Foundation is calling on volunteers to help with its world record attempt to create the largest hand-knitted blanket.
Knitters around the country will be grabbing their needles and balls of yarn for The Big Knitathon and seeing how much they can knit on No... read more
23rd October 2013
When trying to raise the profile of your latest knitting campaign there are many ways you can go about it.
You could try spreading the message through word of mouth, advertising in your local newspaper or drumming up support from fellow knitting groups in the community.
Another way to encourage p... read more
18th October 2013
When knitting something simple like a scarf the process can be quite methodical and quick, especially as you get into a rhythm the stitches begin to fly off the knitting needles.
The fastest way to settle into a knitting pattern is to find a comfortable space where you have plenty of room to move... read more
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