An international champion knitter is continuing to ensure that he holds onto his Guinness Book of Records after more than 20 years on the same project.
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Knitters in Enfield, London are using their nimble-fingered skills to help with a nationwide scheme in aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
The charity is calling on people across the country to gather their yarns and knitting needles and knit some cosy leg warmers for people with the disorder.
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Crocheters in Yorkshire are being given a chance to expand their skills, learning whole new ways to turn top quality yarns into amazing garments and fabrics.
Judith Schur, a shopkeeper in Tadcaster, told the Wetherby News that keeping busy with crafts was the perfect way to fend off the winter bl... read more
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
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