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Scottish friends create famous faces in wool

Scottish friends create famous faces in wool

When Andy Murray saw Novak Djokovic's forehand crash against the net giving the Scot his first Wimbledon title little did he know that his achievement would be honoured in an innovative fashion.

The Dunblane tennis star has been recreated wool alongside other famous faces such as The Beatles, Bor... read more

Giant knitted book to be displayed during Poetry and Book Week

Giant knitted book to be displayed during Poetry and Book Week

Poetry and Book Week at Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Rosemoor is set to display a very special piece of yarncraft designed to boost literacy.

Alison Murray from All2Knit has created a nine-foot high knitted book which has been put together through crochet and textiles. It is set to be the ce... read more

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

A 107-year-old Florida woman celebrated her major birthday by knitting a number of hats for newborn babies.

Mazie Ford paid a visit to Memorial Regional Hospital to deliver her yarncrafts to various new arrivals in the facility's maternity ward. NBC6 South Florida reported that centenarian has be... read more

Live knitting show leads Norway's slow TV trend

Knitting is secret to longevity, claims Australia's oldest person (iStockphoto)

A bizarre new television trend is taking over in Norway which sees everyday events broadcast for hours on end.

The phenomenon entitled slow TV, involves live primetime broadcasts of events such as burning fires, a woman knitting and a seven-hour train journey.

Moving away from the more commonplac... read more

Kendal prepares for October's Wool Gathering

Kendal prepares for October's Wool Gathering

Cumbria is a county renowned for its crafty heritage. Famous for woollen mills, sheep farming and active pursuits, the historic importance of the area is not to be underestimated.

With such fantastic community spirit, the town of Kendal has been attracting crowds of spectators every year to some ... read more

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