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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

Create a collar for a fashion-forward spring look

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet (thinkstock)

You will probably have noticed by now that the annual New York Fashion Week is in full swing, with designers galore converging on Manhattan to show off their latest creations.

Lots of the looks are quite 'out there', but it is always worth taking a peek at what has been sent down the runways to s... read more

Snowboarding coach chills with some knitting at Winter Olympics

Finnish snowboarding coach Antti Koskinen was spotted knitting at the Winter Olympics.

Anyone who switched on their television at the weekend will probably have caught some coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, with a range of sports including snowboarding and mogul skiing having taken place over the past couple of days.

However, you might have been forgiven for doing a double ... read more

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