News Articles Archive
27th February 2013
A policeman in Castlegar, Canada joined in with a school knitting group this week to see just what all the fuss is about.
The Castlegar Source reports that Constable Rob Gardner joined kids from the Twin Rivers Elementary School to help learn about how craft initiatives can help fuel community co... read more
26th February 2013
It seems that you just can't beat grannies when it comes to knitting prowess, as two Dutch entrepreneurs have recently discovered.
Combining the fashion sense of young designers with the skills cultivated among a group of elderly women in their local community, Jip Pulles and Niek van Hengel hav... read more
25th February 2013
A group of 100 people are bringing crocheting and yarnbombing to the streets of Liverpool, in an effort to spread skills and brighten up the city.
The Happy Hookers are a collection of enthusiasts both young and old, who meet to share their crochet, knitting and craft ideas, while having a good o... read more
22nd February 2013
The recent boom in knitting and crocheting is not only teaching a generation some useful skills, it's also proving to be great news for the UK wool industry.
Bill Waterhouse from Bulmer and Lumb, a textile manufacturer in Yorkshire, told the BBC this week: "There has been a resurgence in hand kni... read more
21st February 2013
Scouts in Scotland have been hard at work coming up with a fun way to test their knitting skills and raise some much-needed funds at the same time.
Dingwall Scout Troop in Ross-shire are trying to come up with enough money for an international expedition camp in Denmark, which according to the Ro... read more
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