News Articles Archive
16th April 2013
A knitting group based in New York is helping to raise money for rice farmers in the Philippines.
The Ricefield Collective, founded by Meredith Taluson, aims to provide employment to a community of farmers in the country's Ifugao region and sells handknitted products locally and internationally, ... read more
15th April 2013
A University of Huddersfield student is looking to graduate with a degree in knitting this July.
As part of her Textile Crafts BA (Hons) course, 22-year-old Toni Sturrs has been studying knitting in great depth and has even designed her own simple knitting pattern for beginners and experts.
The H... read more
12th April 2013
It's easy to think of wool as merely a fibre with which to make clothing and accessories.
But, as part of a new campaign from the Woolmark Company, more emphasis is being placed on its use in furniture.
The global authority on wool is introducing a special project dedicated to the furnishing sect... read more
11th April 2013
This year's Wonderwool Wales extravaganza is to feature a knitted garden.
The wool and natural fibre festival is always a must-see craft calendar event and this year's annual show is hoping to celebrate creativity with the knitted flowers surrounded by a picket fence.
Held at the Royal Welsh Show... read more
10th April 2013
Kaffe Fassett, the world-renowned knitwear designer, is to have a rose named after him at the Hampton Court Palace International Flower Show.
The Rowan brand designer is a leading name in the crafts industry, famed for his use of colour work and fabulous floral patterns.
This has even lead to the... read more
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