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Knitters create historical representation of Knole

Knitters create historical representation of Knole

There are few projects out there too challenging for ambitious knitters, from yarnbombing extravaganzas to intricate collages and enormous figures.

This week keen knitters in Kent have been entering their best creations into a competition as part of the Festival of Archaeology.

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Simple summer crochet projects

Knitting to make classroom comeback (Thinkstock)

Summer may not be the ideal time to sit down and knit jumpers, but there are plenty more seasonal items you can make yourself if you have a little spare time.

If you've recently began crocheting then now is a great time to hone those crafty skills and try your hand at a few simple projects.

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Basingstoke Big Knit makes 350 charity squares

Basingstoke Big Knit makes 350 charity squares

There's nothing that brings a community together quite like a charity knitting day.

The opportunity to unite both old and young in a crafty pursuit all in the aid of a good cause can be great fun and also very effective in raising money.

Over in Basingstoke, keen knitters have been putting their ... read more

Australian schoolboys show off knitting skills

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

With talk of knitting making it back onto the school curriculum and more youth groups cropping up across the country it seems that young people are really embracing yarn and knitting needles.

But, it's not just girls who have been getting to grips with knitting and yarncrafts.

In Australia a grou... read more

Care home residents attempt mice mile record

Care home residents attempt mice mile record (iStockphoto)

Care home residents in Greater Manchester have decided to pool their knitting skills as they attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

People living at Golborne House on Derby Road are joining in with Wellgreen Craft and Create Club's attempt to knit a mile of woollen mice.

Bolton News reports th... read more

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