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Premature babies kept warm by Putnoe knitting club

Premature babies kept warm by Putnoe knitting club

Premature babies in Stoke are being kept warm, thanks to the efforts of one knitting club in Putnoe.

The local library's Knit and Natter group has been producing a large number of woolly hats for the charity Knit for Peace, Bedfordshire on Sunday reported.

Meeting fortnightly, the club decided ... read more

Man targets international knitting success

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

Stereotypes of the traditional knitter are long gone and nowadays it's perfectly normal to come across young people and men picking up a pair of needles.

Daniel Yuhas, a professional knitter and teacher, agrees that while he is certainly in a female-dominated industry, this doesn't bother him as ... read more

Hull knitters cover phone box for Comic Relief

Hull knitters cover phone box for Comic Relief

Knitters in Hull have impressed with their charitable efforts after turning a Hull phone box red in aid of Comic Relief.

The Knitwits group were asked to make an enormous red knitted cosy to cover the city centre box, and have more than risen to the challenge.

Speaking to Hull Daily Mail, co-fo... read more

Canadian policeman joins school knitting club

Canadian policeman joins school knitting club

A policeman in Castlegar, Canada joined in with a school knitting group this week to see just what all the fuss is about.

The Castlegar Source reports that Constable Rob Gardner joined kids from the Twin Rivers Elementary School to help learn about how craft initiatives can help fuel community co... read more

Fashion designers recruit Dutch grannies to create knitwear

Fashion designers recruit Dutch grannies to create knitwear

It seems that you just can't beat grannies when it comes to knitting prowess, as two Dutch entrepreneurs have recently discovered.

Combining the fashion sense of young designers with the skills cultivated among a group of elderly women in their local community, Jip Pulles and Niek van Hengel hav... read more

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