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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

East Riding children knit blankets for animal charities

North Wales woman knitting for charity

The UK's heatwave shows little sign of letting up, but if you've got a bit of spare time on your hands then now could be a great time to get to work on winter knitting projects.

There are many old people's homes, animal shelters and homeless charities who welcome knitted gifts, from blankets to c... read more

Crochet lace makes summer comeback

Crochet lace makes summer comeback (Thinkstock)

While you probably won't want to be covering up in your woollen jumpers and scarves just yet, this doesn't mean you can't have fun with colourful yarns and make some summer clothing.

This season lace-look crochet details are proving particularly popular, as Brits return to classic styles and retr... read more

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