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Woman joins Blind Veteran UK's Knit a Tank Top challenge

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

When most people talk about knitting a tank top they are referring to a type of pullover without sleeves, but for one East Lothian woman the term has a very different meaning. 

Morham resident Paula Young has chosen to take part in Blind Veterans UK's Knit a Tank Top challenge. 

The charity has d... read more

Entrepreneur uses mentoring service to set up knitting shop

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

A former cookery teacher has realised a lifelong ambition by opening a knitting shop in her home city of Henderson, Nevada.

Speaking in an interview with the Las Vegas Review Journal, Brenda Johannessen explained how she gained the experience necessary to set up her business - Unwind Knitting.

Lu... read more

Care-home resident sets up Knitting Nanas charitable group

US knitters reminded they can carry needles on planes

An enterprising resident of a care home for the elderly has taken it upon herself to set up a knitting group after she was told the facility didn't have one.

Janet Pallett and fellow occupant Doreen Waters, who both live at of The Manor House in North Walsham Wood, came up with the idea for the K... read more

Cambridge residents knit miniature jerseys for Tour de France bunting

Tour de France knitted bunting approved

Knitters who created miniature jerseys to use as bunting to welcome Tour de France racers as they charge through Cambridge have had their decorations approved by the council.

The news was no doubt a relief for those involved, as similar garlands had been removed from lampposts in Masham, North Yo... read more

Knitters create seven-mile scarf for peace

Knitters create seven-mile scarf for peace

There is plenty of doom and gloom and war in the world these days, but thankfully there are also folk trying to do something about it.

While governments and diplomats might try to do all they can, sometimes what is needed is some serious consciousness-raising - and practical help for those suffer... read more

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