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Why not knit a snood to beat the wintry weather?

Why not knit a snood to beat the wintry weather?

Britain has been battered by storms in recent days, with large parts of the country either buffeted by gale-force winds or breached by floodwater.

We haven't seen too many freezing mornings so far this winter, but it is only January - last year, our heaviest snowfall occurred in March, pushing sp... read more

Knitter creates Lord of the Rings tribute in wool

Denise Salway has knitted a collection of Lord of The Rings characters.

A prolific knitter has created a tribute to the Lord of The Rings books made entirely of wool.

Denise Salway, 50, picked up her knitting needles and colourful yarn one day to create a miniature figurine of her favourite character and she hasn't looked back, Wales Online reports.

Since then, she h... read more

Knitting before bed is relaxing - just ask Katy Perry!

Why not try ditching technology in favour of knitting before bedtime

If you regularly find yourself tossing and turning in bed, unable to switch off and get to sleep, then you might want to leave your technology at the door and pick up some knitting needles and colourful yarn instead.

Katy Perry has strongly recommended knitting and crocheting instead of browsing ... read more

Crafter speaks of love of knitting for needy children

A knitter loves making teddies to send to Malawi.

A keen crafter from Angus in Scotland has spoken about how much pleasure it gives her to knit toys for needy children in Africa.

Grace Lownie, who is a nonagenarian, has been stitching little teddies with scarves to send to Malawi for more than a decade - and she has notched up an astonishing 1,0... read more

Crafter unveils knitted tribute to iconic building

Scottish friends create famous faces in wool

One of the most famous buildings in Rochdale has been recreated - in wool.

A replica of the 31 Toad Lane premises - the birthplace of the Co-operative movement in 1844 - has been painstakingly knitted together by Gillian Lonergan, head of heritage resources at the Co-operative Heritage Trust, whi... read more

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