News Articles Archive
12th April 2013
It's easy to think of wool as merely a fibre with which to make clothing and accessories.
But, as part of a new campaign from the Woolmark Company, more emphasis is being placed on its use in furniture.
The global authority on wool is introducing a special project dedicated to the furnishing sect... read more
11th April 2013
This year's Wonderwool Wales extravaganza is to feature a knitted garden.
The wool and natural fibre festival is always a must-see craft calendar event and this year's annual show is hoping to celebrate creativity with the knitted flowers surrounded by a picket fence.
Held at the Royal Welsh Show... read more
10th April 2013
Kaffe Fassett, the world-renowned knitwear designer, is to have a rose named after him at the Hampton Court Palace International Flower Show.
The Rowan brand designer is a leading name in the crafts industry, famed for his use of colour work and fabulous floral patterns.
This has even lead to the... read more
10th April 2013
Members of a Scottish church and parish have given over 10,000 hours of their time to an exciting knitting challenge for charity.
Parishioners in Paisley and those who attend the Bourock church have been getting together regularly in order to knit hundreds of jumpers and hats for poverty stricken... read more
9th April 2013
Yarnbombing can make a powerful statement, especially if you choose to use brightly coloured wool and a good dose of imagination.
In Wisconsin, Katey Smith and her team of yarnbombers are helping to lead this growing trend, taking inspiration from other textile graffiti installations around the w... read more
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