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The ‘punk’ Sheila Rock

The lady herself, Sheila Rock

On Thursday 25th April, I was invited to the preview and book signing of Sheila Rock’s (photographer extraordinaire) new book, ‘PUNK+’.

I’ve now known Sheila for nearly six years and in that time we have become good friends. Sheila is literally an amazing photographer - she won’t mind me telling ... read more

Must-try knitting patterns for May

Must-try knitting patterns for May (Thinkstock)

While knitting is known for being more of a winter hobby, allowing you to make woolly jumpers, beautiful blankets and chunky scarves, this isn't the only season in which you can have fun with yarn. 

During the spring and summer months, having a relaxing crochet or knitting project on the go can b... read more

Town attempts record breaking needles and crochet hook

Town attempts record breaking needles and crochet hook (Thinkstock)

A town in Illinois is attempting to break two Guinness World records, after making giant wooden knitting needles and a crochet hook.

The small community of Casey this week had the items officially measured at Monroe Elementary School, with steward Nicole Weigand confirming that it will take two w... read more

Knitting 'now glamorous and fun'

Knitting 'now glamorous and fun'

Anyone who enjoys crafts will have noticed the revival in knitting and crocheting over the past decade, as it sheds its stereotypical image.

Tracey Wye, a keen knitter and crocheter from Potton explained to Biggleswade Today this week that younger people were getting more involved in these crafts... read more

Part time Rowan consultant position available

We are recruiting design consultants

Rowan yarns are seeking a Part Time Consultant in John Lewis Nottingham. This is a Saturday position.

Applicants should have a creative flair and knowledge of hand knitting and Rowan products.

Some retail experience is also beneficial for this unique position. If you are interested in becoming a ... read more

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