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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

Eddie Redmayne is a star to watch

Eddie Redmayne has star appeal

Many of you know Eddie Redmayne for his latest role as Marius in Les Misérables, but only the dedicated Rowan fans will recognise him from Rowan Denim People (2004), where can be seen modelling: “Brooklyn” by Martin Storey,  “Saucer” by Carol Meldrum, “Combat” by Carol Meldrum.

English actor Eddi... read more

Knitted tea cosies display ‘the best and only way to drink tea’

Knitted tea cosies display ‘the best and only way to drink tea’ (Liquid Library)

A chef in a Somerset city has been encouraging residents to experience the "best and only way to drink tea”, with locals acting in kind with the aid of their knitting skills.

Jamie Mould, who is the head chef at the Bishop's Table at the Bishop's Palace in Wells, has urged his customers to ditch ... read more

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