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Pupil knits for Oklahoma victims

Online knitting classes bring crafts to busy homes

The recent Oklahoma tornado saw entire neighbourhoods flattened, causing death and destruction for many families.

As the community looks to rebuild its homes a school child from Wyoming is looking to aid the recovery efforts in the only way she knows how, through knitting.

Casper Star-Tribune rep... read more

Homemade fashion 'shouldn't be disposable'

Crafter hopes for Sewing Bee boost

The current trend for fast fashions and a throwaway consumer culture contribute to huge amounts of clothing and fabric being disposed of every year.

But knitwear designer Sally-Ann Moffat believes that fashion should never be regarded as throwaway.

Speaking to ahead of this weekend's ... read more

Volunteers knit bears for Andes expedition

Nimble-fingered lady spends nine months knitting Christmas toys (iStockPhoto)

Volunteers in Shaftesbury are being asked to knit lots of bears ahead of an expedition to Peru.

The Bournemouth Echo reports that members of the Scientific Exploration Society are venturing through tropical cloud forests in the Andes next year in order to help protect the rare spectacled bear.

Th... read more

Rowan are recruiting a part time consultant

We are recruiting design consultants

Rowan yarns are seeking a Part Time Consultant in the Buckinghamshire area.

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 Consultant please contact ... read more

Oxford theatre attempts knitted scarf challenge

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

A theatre in Oxford has come up with an ingenious and unique way to help it raise money for a series of local charities.

The Pegasus Theatre may be well versed in spinning yarns, but their new campaign to knit a 130-metre scarf will certainly stretch their talents.

Named the Double Our Money camp... read more

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