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Knitting tutor breaks female-only stereotypes

Town attempts record breaking needles and crochet hook (Thinkstock)

Knitting suffers from many stereotypes, with the notion that it's a craft exclusively for women potentially the biggest myth out there.

In many countries and communities knitting and crocheting are unisex hobbies and carried out by anyone who wants to give them a go.

Next month a male knitting tu... read more

Christian disability charity appeals for knitted flowers

Natty Knitters create woollen garden

A national Christian charity is appealing for knitters in Norwich to help them to raise vital funds.

Livability, which helps people living with disabilities, is asking people to starting clicking their knitting needles together to make woollen flowers and small animals as part of a new project.

T... read more

Cruise company reveal New Year's knitting trip

Cruise company reveal New Year's knitting trip (iStockphoto)

This summer many of us will be taking our knitting abroad with us and enjoying some well-earned relaxation time.

Whether it's reclining by the pool working on a knitting pattern or crocheting in a cabin while on a ski break, to many of us having time to craft is one of the best things about holid... read more

Knitting in the name of homelessness

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet (thinkstock)

Kind-hearted people in Albury-Wodonga in Australia have come together for a workshops based around knitting and art to deliver various stories all based around homelessness.

They deployed a particular technique known as scumbling, which many people refer to as freeform crocheting and knitting. Th... read more

Julia Gillard scarf sparks bidding frenzy

Julia Gillard scarf sparks bidding frenzy (Getty)

It's no secret that Australian prime minister Julia Gillard is a fan of knitting.

She has revealed in the past that she loves nothing more than relaxing with a ball of yarn and two knitting needles after a busy day.

This has caused a lot of excitement in the craft community, so much so that this ... read more

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