News Articles Archive
28th December 2012
A crafty teacher in Brighton has found an ingenious way to help young pupils learn their phonetic alphabet.
Retired teacher Debbie Long told The Argus how she had invented a series of knitted monkeys, kittens, robots and queens while teaching her former colleague Jill Hassan how to knit one purl ... read more
26th December 2012
A church group in Broomfield, Colorado are bringing warmth to their community and those less fortunate through their impressive knitted donations.
The Women’s Gathering, a group of ladies from Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, have been using their skills, and a large collection of donated yarn, t... read more
24th December 2012
The classic 80s flick flashdance is being reinvented on US Broadway next year and to mark the occasion a group of dedicated knitters will be giving it a woolly welcome.
In Pittsburgh the world premiere of Flashdance the Musical, ahead of its pre-Broadway national, is set to take place in the new ... read more
21st December 2012
Portland in Oregon, US is home to a niche group of knitters who are trying to bring back one of the area's oldest traditions.
Rather than covering up from the cold in sheep wool, residents are knitting jumpers out of dog hair and have been doing so for generations.
KLCC radio station reports that... read more
20th December 2012
A great-grandad from Glossop is breaking tired stereotypes by proving that knitting isn't just for girls.
Ken Platt, 74, who has been knitting for almost 50 years, is currently running workshops at his local Tintwistle primary school so that he can pass his skills on to the girls and boys.
Manche... read more
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