News Articles Archive
6th June 2013
Since it began in 2010 a library knitting group from Florida has managed to donate an impressive amount of woollen items.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that Knitters for Charity, which is based at the Hudson Regional Library, has made a range of garments and useful designs to help local and nationa... read more
5th June 2013
Warrington Hospital has come up with an unusual scheme to make it a more dementia-friendly space.
Last week bosses launched the project and invited a string quartet to the Lovely Lane hospital to play for patients as they revealed that they were looking for help from the local community.
Warringt... read more
4th June 2013
People living in Carnoustie, Angus have been hard at work knitting squares to help make blankets for the charity Guide Dogs.
Margaret Iles, a retired nurse, told Guide and Gazette that she was recently visiting a friend at Stracathro Hospital when she noticed that some of the patients were knitti... read more
3rd June 2013
A grandmother in Hull has knitted more than 3,000 toys all in the name of charity.
Hull Daily Mail reports that 79-year-old Doreen Wiles has spent the last six years handknitting a range of characters, including Hull City mascots Mr Bean and Bertie Bassett.
Many of the toys are scattered around h... read more
31st May 2013
The recent Oklahoma tornado saw entire neighbourhoods flattened, causing death and destruction for many families.
As the community looks to rebuild its homes a school child from Wyoming is looking to aid the recovery efforts in the only way she knows how, through knitting.
Casper Star-Tribune rep... read more
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