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Norway broadcasts marathon knitting effort

Norway broadcasts marathon knitting effort

Keen knitters were in for a real treat over the weekend as Norway's public broadcaster NRK aired an attempt to smash the current 'sheep to sweater' record.

Before midnight, the show explored the exciting world of knitting, after which - when the clock struck 12 - the highly-anticipated world reco... read more

Knitted mice flood in to support Alzheimer's charity

Knitted mice came from all over the world to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society.

A knitting group member who came up with the idea of knitting tiny mice to raise money for charity has been left astounded at the support she received.

Libby Swindells, 56, had a brainwave back in February and asked the participants of Nimble Fingers - the Trafford circle with whom she regularly ... read more

Knitter sets new world record

Knitter sets new world record

A Missouri man has set a new Guinness World Record for knitting the longest scarf while running a marathon.

For most people the only stitch they would be worried about during a marathon would be a sharp, piercing pain in their stomach but for David Babcock it was much different. The graphic desig... read more

Volunteers needed for The Big Knitathon

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

For a second year in a row The Big Issue Foundation is calling on volunteers to help with its world record attempt to create the largest hand-knitted blanket.

Knitters around the country will be grabbing their needles and balls of yarn for The Big Knitathon and seeing how much they can knit on No... read more

Swansea charity knitters receive US support

Knitting marathon unites Cambridge community

When trying to raise the profile of your latest knitting campaign there are many ways you can go about it.

You could try spreading the message through word of mouth, advertising in your local newspaper or drumming up support from fellow knitting groups in the community.

Another way to encourage p... read more

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