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Cambridge residents knit miniature jerseys for Tour de France bunting

Tour de France knitted bunting approved

Knitters who created miniature jerseys to use as bunting to welcome Tour de France racers as they charge through Cambridge have had their decorations approved by the council.

The news was no doubt a relief for those involved, as similar garlands had been removed from lampposts in Masham, North Yo... read more

Knitters create seven-mile scarf for peace

Knitters create seven-mile scarf for peace

There is plenty of doom and gloom and war in the world these days, but thankfully there are also folk trying to do something about it.

While governments and diplomats might try to do all they can, sometimes what is needed is some serious consciousness-raising - and practical help for those suffer... read more

Cher Lloyd: I just love knitting

Cher Lloyd: I just love knitting

It can be easy to imagine that superstars live lives of endless razzmatazz and partying - and hard to believe that they might just like to do a normal activity like nipping home, getting out some colourful yarn and doing some knitting.

However, the reality is very different for some - particularl... read more

Knitter rises to a challenge - to knit a lorry

Knitter rises to a challenge - to knit a lorry

A knitting enthusiast from Kent has taken her hobby to the next level - by creating a scale toy of a Halfords delivery lorry.

Karen Buckle works at the company's store at Gallagher retail park in Ashford and took on the task after agreeing to a bet with a colleague, reports Kent Online.

A lorry d... read more

Did you have fun like this on Yarn Bomb Day?

Did you have fun like this on Yarn Bomb Day?

Generally speaking, knitting is not an art form that gets compared to graffiti very much. After all, there is no equivalent of Banksy who goes round in the shadows creating interesting new images with some colourful yarn instead of spray can.

However, it seems that there is one exception to this:... read more

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