News Articles Archive
22nd March 2013
The winners of the 32nd Australian Wool Fashion Awards have been revealed, as 90 finalists descended upon the Historic Saumarez Homestead in Armidale, New South Wales to showcase their Merino wool wares.
There were numerous categories wool aficionados could grab awards in, from Knitwear and Workw... read more
22nd March 2013
Knitting is a great skill for fundraisers, especially during special holidays and seasons.
With Easter on the cards, a keen yachtswoman has swapped her oars for knitting needles in order to make a host of woollen chicks.
Pip Rowntree, from Burniston, has managed to raise more than £100 for the Sc... read more
21st March 2013
A choir from Australia have been working hard to collect knitted clothes and toys to send to orphan children in Uganda.
The Peregian Beach Knitting & Crochet Group members have been working with the Cool Harmonies choir to ensure that they have plenty to donate, according to View News.
Choir dire... read more
20th March 2013
Knitters in Pennsylvania are increasingly using dog fur within their crocheting, weaving and craft work.
This is according to Wendy Ellis, owner of Lancaster Yarn Shop in Intercourse, Pennsylvania, who told Lancaster Online that many people were trying out this traditional fibre.
More commonly us... read more
19th March 2013
A woman from Birmingham has relayed the surprising moment she was asked to knit for Susan Boyle.
Barbara Jones is a seamstress and a dab hand with sewing and knitting needles, but she's certainly not used to making garments for celebrities.
However, when film crews arrived in Broadway to shoot an... read more
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