News Articles Archive
18th September 2013
Murals and tapestries are often used to bring famous characters and stories to life, displaying their tales for all to see.
With this in mind a group of church knitters in Hartlepool have decided to recreate some of the most iconic biblical scenes entirely out of wool.
Some 33 scenes from both th... read more
17th September 2013
A campaign in Hertfordshire to knit woolly hats for soldiers in Afghanistan, has attracted the support of hundreds of people.
Backed by the Welwyn Hatfield Times, Wel Hats has seen local residents young and old come together to create a large collection of knitted beanie hats for the squaddies in... read more
16th September 2013
Knitting is a great activity for fostering community spirit, bringing locals of all ages together to put their skills and creativity to work for a good cause.
A great example of this is currently happening in Angus, Scotland, with the pupils at Brechin High School joining with community groups to... read more
12th September 2013
Go back two or three centuries and much of the UK relied heavily on a booming textiles industry, which included wool farmers and cotton mills.
Fastforward to present day and while production levels have fallen, the demand for these materials has not waned.
One area where the wool trade made a hug... read more
11th September 2013
A town in Yorkshire is looking to celebrate yarncrafts and quilting as part of a new exhibition.
Playing on the town's crafty heritage, Bramhope is hosting 'A Celebration of Stitches' at St Giles Church to explore quilting, embroidery and knitting.
Taking place on September 21st, Ilkley Gazette r... read more
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