News Articles Archive
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
1st May 2013
A Cotswolds town has been transformed thanks to a bunch of nimble-fingered knitters.
Winchcombe has been struck by yarnbombers, who have covered the sleepy residential area with bunting and pom poms, as well as knitted hanging baskets of flowers and a few woollen sheep, which have been lovingly c... read more
30th April 2013
A knitting group in Alberta is trying to unite the local community in protest against recent budget cuts for disabled people.
The Revolutionary Knitting Circle is busy making a woollen blanket at the Calgary Central Library to show its opposition to the government's decision to reduce services fo... read more
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