News Articles Archive
6th March 2014
A leading charity has made an unusual plea to amateur and professional knitters by urging them to make jumpers intended for penguins.
The Penguin Foundation has called out to people all over the world to donate the miniature garments in an effort to help birds that are in rehab after being harmed... read more
5th March 2014
A crocheted quilt has hit the headlines in Cambridgeshire, 58 years after it was originally completed.
The beautiful white blanket is featured in the Fenland Citizen alongside its current owner, Yvonne Smith. It has a fascinating story, having been started by her grandmother Phoebe Rolfe shortly ... read more
4th March 2014
A woman who went blind at a young age has been speaking of how she has not let her disability get in the way of one of her life's biggest passions - knitting.
Bridget Micallef, 45 and from the Mediterranean island of Malta, lost her sight after contracting an eye infection as a child, but was kee... read more
3rd March 2014
Dee Hardwicke's latest 'Design Intarsia' Rowan workshop at the magnificent department store Liberty, London was a huge success this last weekend.
Dee is a ceramic artist who takes inspiration from the natural world. Using her designs and in collaboration with Rowan Yarns, she has created "Little ... read more
27th February 2014
A new yarn-bombing campaign is set to spring up all over the country in a bid to highlight the importance of regular blood donation.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) asked crafters to pick up their red yarn and create woolly red blood drops a few months ago, with 8,000 made and handed in as a res... read more
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