News Articles Archive
9th May 2013
A church group in Jersey City, New Jersey has started knitting clothes for local hospital patients and homeless members of the community.
According to the Hudson Reporter, Deborah Pierce and her daughter Alyssa began Knitting for Good, a church-based knitting circle, in February to teach people h... read more
7th May 2013
Once you’ve learnt to knit straight lines your next pattern is usually something slightly trickier such as a hat or a tea cosy.
But rather than making gifts for friends and family, tortoise-lover Katie Bradley has decided to dress her pets up in adorable knitted and crocheted outfits.
Ms Bradley,... read more
6th May 2013
An MP in Huddersfield has surprised locals by donating his recent winnings to a charity knitting club.
Conservative MP for Colne Valley Jason McCartney was recently given a free £25 each-way bet on the Grand National by bookies at the Huddersfield branch of Ladbrokes, The Huddersfield Examiner re... read more
2nd May 2013
Following the resurgence in baking after The Great British Bake Off, a shopkeeper from Buckinghamshire is hoping that the same will happen now that the Great British Sewing Bee has come to an end.
The popular BBC2 programme recently finished and each week saw amateur sewers, knitters and crochete... read more
2nd May 2013
A new documentary has shown how Tasmania's cultural divide is being bridged thanks to efforts from a local knitting group.
With the debate on asylum seekers set to be central to the federal election campaign, the Mercury reports that cultural stereotypes are being broken by crafty volunteers.
Aft... read more
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