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Grandma knits for Wounded Warrior Project

Mothers' Union knits balaclavas for Afghanistan troops (Thinkstock/Stocktrek)

A grandma from Milwaukee has used her crafty skills to help raise money to help injured service members.

Ginny Gallauer,84, from Oconomowoc has been knitting for the soldiers and donating all of her craft sales to the Wounded Warrior Project.

The widow of a former Marine told that she... read more

Knitters make 2-mile scarf for pub challenge

Vancouver grannies teach knitting to students (iStockphoto)

Knitters in Bradford on Avon have gone the extra two miles in aid of a new pub charity challenge.

The owners of The Rising Sun have chosen a very unusual way to show their support for the Dorothy House charity, Bath Chronicle reports.

A barmaid at the pub came up with the idea of knitting a scarf... read more

Canadian library marks World Wide Knit In Public Day

Canadian library marks World Wide Knit In Public Day (Thinkstock)

Knitting can be a great winter pastime, allowing you to snuggle up on the couch and while away an evening with your needles and wool.

But, come summer why not take your knitting outside?

If this seems like an alien concept to you then you could give it a go on Saturday June 8th as part of World W... read more

Knitters for Charity donate more than 3,600 items

Colorado group volunteers to knit clothes for community (Thinkstock)

Since it began in 2010 a library knitting group from Florida has managed to donate an impressive amount of woollen items.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that Knitters for Charity, which is based at the Hudson Regional Library, has made a range of garments and useful designs to help local and nationa... read more

Warrington Hospital invites community to donate knitting

Dublin's Knitting and Stitching Show nears

Warrington Hospital has come up with an unusual scheme to make it a more dementia-friendly space.

Last week bosses launched the project and invited a string quartet to the Lovely Lane hospital to play for patients as they revealed that they were looking for help from the local community.

Warringt... read more

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