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Exciting news: We are recruiting design consultants

We are recruiting design consultants

Rowan Yarns are seeking Design Consultants in the London area – applications for both part time and full time positions will be considered.

Applicants should have a creative flair and knowledge of hand knitting and Rowan products.

Some retail experience is also beneficial for this unique position... read more

Knitting 'is better than therapy'

Outdoor knitters get into Olympic spirit

The relaxation benefits of knitting are often discussed, but now a club in Canada are claiming that it's better than therapy.

Belfountain's Stitch and Bitch drop in knitting group have been meeting since last September and now have members ranging from 11 to 67, each of which enjoys the chance fo... read more

The Great British Sewing Bee casts off

The Great British Sewing Bee casts off (Ingram Publishing)

After the success of The Great British Bake Off, the nation has become obsessed with baking.

And following on from this, a new craft-based reality show is preparing to entertain the great British public and hopefully encourage many people to begin sewing and knitting.

The Great British Sewing Bee... read more

Yarnover Truck brings knitting to the streets

Unfinished knitted artworks on display in Norwich (iStockphoto)

A mobile knitting van is taking wool and all things crafty to the streets of California.

Believed to be the country's first mobile yarn store, the Yarnover Truck is a converted van designed to sell yarn and share expertise across the state.

The LA Times reports that Maridee Nelson and Barbra Push... read more

Australian Wool Fashion Awards winners announced

Cambridge guerrilla knitter strikes again (Thinkstock)

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

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