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Knitters everywhere welcome royal baby with gifts

Knitters everywhere welcome royal baby with gifts (Getty)

After officially announcing the birth of their first son Kate Middleton and Prince William have been inundated with gifts.

From colourful collages to dolls, toys, clothing and nappies, people around the world have been pitching in to shower the royal baby with presents.

As you can expect the craf... read more

Texas women crochet for troops

Knitting to make classroom comeback (Thinkstock)

While serving overseas many soldiers look forward to gifts from family and friends to help keep morale high and provide them with essential items.

Out in Iraq and Afghanistan temperatures can drop significantly at night meaning troops have to cover up to in order to stay warm after dark.

This is ... read more

Arizona library becomes community craft centre

Arizona library becomes community craft centre

Knitting is a very therapeutic craft, allowing you to unwind and unleash a little creativity.

With its relaxing yet social reputation it's no wonder that libraries and community centres are catching on to all things yarn-related.

In Arizona the Pima County Library's Sahuarita branch began helping... read more

Rowan Design Competition 2013

Rowan Design Competition 2013

Launching 1st July until 1st October 11.59pm GMT.

Brief - Design a garment or accessory using Rowan yarns inspired by the look and feel of the Great Gatsby film.

See yourself as a Rowan designer? Why not enter the Rowan Design Competition 2013 to be in with the chance to have your design featured... read more

Kids Preferred launches range of knitted zombies

Kids Preferred launches range of knitted zombies

Brad Pitt's latest blockbuster World War Z tells the story of a deadly virus sweeping across the world turning people into zombies.

These are not your average zombies however, as they are equipped with speed and agility, a far cry from the dawdling, "brains"-touting undead that many are accustome... read more

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