News Articles Archive
31st January 2013
The passing of a centenarian is always a sad occasion, but with such an illustrious past, Gertrude King's death has seen tributes flooding in.
Gertrude, who lived at Littleover Nursing Home, built up a reputation as a formidable knitter, and was even responsible for giving knitting demonstrations... read more
30th January 2013
Grandmothers in Vancouver are making it their business to teach knitting skills to the next generation as part of a new project.
Vernon's Knitting Grannies have been helping local high school students knit one purl one in order to bring joy to patients at the Children's Hospital in Vancouver and ... read more
28th January 2013
A kind-hearted crocheter is once again appealing to her local community for yarn to enable her to continue her charity work.
Terri Williams from Duluth, Minnesota, has been giving away free mittens, hats and scarves to those in need over the past seven years, however relies upon donations to carr... read more
25th January 2013
A mum from Droitwich has raised thousands of pounds for a local hospice in memory of her son.
Sue Fletcher, who's son Paul was cared for by St Richard's Hospice, has vowed to do her very utmost to donate what she can to the charity and has turned to knitting to ensure she can bring in even more m... read more
25th January 2013
A knitter in Devon has come up with an ingenious way to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), by creating a massive walk-through aquarium out of wool.
Alison Bideford had previous experience of making huge projects, having already supervised the knitting of a 25ft Christ... read more
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