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Learn more about Victorian crafts at Midlands Christmas event

Learn more about Victorian crafts at Midlands Christmas event

People living in the Midlands will be able to learn about the crafts that Victorian people enjoyed at Christmas soon, thanks to a special event at the Framework Knitters Museum in Nottingham.

On December 14th between 11:00 and 17:00 GMT, the attraction will open its doors for its annual festive e... read more

Brain injury patient reveals lofty aims for knitting hobby

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

A brain injury patient has revealed how she hopes to break a world record one day by knitting the longest scarf ever seen.

Margaret Hardy lives in Cambridge and began visiting her local branch of the charity Headway after sustaining a brain injury eight years ago, the Cambridge Times reports.

It ... read more

Why not knit your own Christmas jumper this festive season?

Pixar perfects animated knitwear

There has been a big trend for Christmas-themed woolly jumpers over the past couple of years, something that a charity has decided to make the most of as part of a new fundraising campaign.

Save the Children has designated Friday December 13th 2013 as Christmas Jumper Day, inviting as many people... read more

Knitters raise money for Poppy Appeal with woolly blooms

Knitters raise money for Poppy Appeal with woolly blooms

A knitting club from Derbyshire will be sending a sizeable donation to the Royal British Legion after making more than 150 knitted poppies to sell in aid of the charity's annual Poppy Appeal.

The Knitwits meet fortnightly at the Reading Matters bookshop in Chapel-en-le-Frith and its members manag... read more

Wool prices on the rise, according to BWMB

Uniqlo joins list of retailers opposing mulesed wool

Fans of knitting, crochet and all things wool-related will be interested to learn that wool prices are on the rise. 

At least this is what chairman of the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) Malcolm Corbett has said is the case, after appearing at the organisation's recent annual conference, whic... read more

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