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Knitting 'offers relief from Parkinson's Disease'

Mulberry 'hires grandmas to hand knit designs'

Knitting is often credited with having therapeutic benefits, and one woman from New Zealand claims that it also helps her to cope with Parkinson's Disease.

Thelma Parkinson, an 88-year-old from Te Aroha, Waikato, told Stuff.co.nz that she had been knitting for more than 80 years and after being d... read more

Dallas yarn bombers decorate historic space

Dallas yarn bombers decorate historic space

Despite its growing popularity over the past few years, residents in Dallas, US are only just waking up to yarn bombing.

But with much ground to make up, the Dallas Yarn Bombers have decided to do something big.

Between now and April 27th visitors to the historic Dallas Heritage Village will find... read more

Parrot nursed back to health in knitted jumpers

Parrot nursed back to health in knitted jumpers

A neglected parrot has been given a new lease of life thanks to some rather snazzy hand-knitted jumpers.

Charlie, a green eclectus parrot, was rescued in 2007 by bird charity Safehaven, which is based in Nottinghamshire, the BBC reports.

When he was found he had plucked out most of his own feathe... read more

Nicholas Hoult 'was addicted to knitting'

Nicholas Hoult 'was addicted to knitting'

Nicholas Hoult is best known as a rising British star in the world of acting, however, he harbours a secret passion for all things crafty.

Speaking to the Evening Standard, the 23-year-old, who is best known for portraying the lead character in About a Boy and Tony Stonem in the first two series ... read more

The Campaign For Wool launching new event at Somerset House

The Campaign For Wool event is not to be missed

This March, The Campaign for Wool will launch a massively exciting new event to be held at Somerset House, London, which will blow open the visual possibilities of interior design using our favourite fibre; wool.

Wool House will open its doors from March 13th to the 24th, and will be curated by th... read more

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