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Professor attempts knitting marathon record

North Wales woman knitting for charity

When knitting something simple like a scarf the process can be quite methodical and quick, especially as you get into a rhythm the stitches begin to fly off the knitting needles.

The fastest way to settle into a knitting pattern is to find a comfortable space where you have plenty of room to move... read more

Oxford Street launches ‘men-only’ knitting classes

Male knitting class fights feminine stereotype

While many people have gotten over the stereotype of knitting being the reserve of the older generation it is still seen as very much a female hobby.

This is something that the Campaign for Wool is trying to steer away from, encouraging everyone in the UK to pick up a pair of knitting needles and... read more

Celebrate Wool Week 2013 with Rowan

Celebrate Wool Week 2013 with Rowan

To celebrate Wool Week 2013, 14th – 20th October, Rowan will be supporting a number of events and sponsorships throughout the week, please see below to view some of the key dates for up and coming events to mark in your diary.

Throughout the Week

For Knit Nation and Wool Week, John Lewis Oxford S... read more

Wool fashions appealing to 'international market'

Colorado group volunteers to knit clothes for community (Thinkstock)

Look back through many countries' heritage and you will notice that the wool trade has had quite an impact, whether it's for making clothes or bedding, this is an industry with a lot of history.

In Europe in particular the love of woollen garments has continued to present day, so much so that the... read more

Kendal Wool Gathering prepares for kickoff

Kendal Wool Gathering prepares for kickoff (istockphoto)

This weekend sees Kendal Wool Gathering take over Cumbria with its exciting mix of activities, demonstrations and crafty displays.

It offers the perfect prelude to National Wool Week and gives locals and tourists alike the chance to celebrate the cloth on which the town's wealth and trade history... read more

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