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Olek yarnbombs train with colourful crochet

Olek yarnbombs train with colourful crochet (Getty)

If you've ever witnessed a yarnbombing then you will have no doubt seen colourful reams of yarn draped across public spaces, with knitted decorations and crocheted segments brightening up the area.

Designed to make an impact, this trend is sweeping the world, with community groups and installatio... read more

Big Knit 2013 appeals for woolly hats

Unfinished knitted artworks on display in Norwich (iStockphoto)

The time has come again for people to get involved with Innocent Smoothies' Big Knit.

This year is the tenth anniversary of the campaign which has seen millions of miniature wool hats made for the drinks bottles, with money from each one going towards helping Age UK and older people during the wi... read more

Danish artist embroiders fashion magazine covers

Danish artist embroiders fashion magazine covers

An artist from Denmark has given a series of iconic fashion magazine covers her own unique makeovers using cross stitch and embroidery.

Getting back to the roots of fashion, Inge Jacobsen uses needles and colourful yarns to create beautiful needlepoint works - giving classic covers a crafty updat... read more

Wool plea for 93-year-old charity knitter

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

Upon retiring many people choose to dedicate their time to crafts and hobbies, honing their skills and trying out new and exciting projects.

When it comes to knitting and crocheting you can easily pick patterns up and put them down again, however having time to sit down and get to grips with more... read more

Knitters give submarine woolly makeover

Knitters give submarine woolly makeover (Thinkstock)

When learning to knit one of the first things you will probably practice making is a woollen scarf.

Knitting in regular rows, they can be a great way to improve your technique and help you get a more uniform stitch.

Groups in Gosport are putting these skills to work at the moment as they attempt ... read more

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