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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

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

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