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Enjoy the Highland Wool Festival this weekend

Enjoy the Highland Wool Festival this weekend

An exciting new crafty event is taking place this weekend and could be the ideal day out for people who are in the Scottish Highlands - or who are willing to travel there.

The first ever Highland Wool Festival will be held at Dingwall's Mart venue on Saturday (May 24th) from 09:30 until 16:30 BST... read more

Emulate Alicia Silverstone with a cute knitted dress

Emulate Alicia Silverstone with a cute knitted dress

Clueless became a surprise hit when it was released in 1995 and went on to have something of a cult following, in no small part due to the film's star, Alicia Silverstone. With her blonde hair and iconic style, young girls around the globe were soon trying to emulate her look, which was character... read more

Babies in Africa to benefit thanks to big-hearted knitter

A man learnt to knit so that he could send baby bonnets to Africa.

Newborn babies in parts of Africa may get a better start in life thanks to a kind-hearted man in Leeds who taught himself to knit in order to help them.

John Ahn from the Leeds Dental Institute had never picked up a set of knitting needles let alone a ball of colourful yarn until last year, when ... read more

Knitters create a woolly replica of Bristol for Arts Trail

Bristol has been recreated in miniature woolly form.

We often hear stories about crafters who create little village scenes with which to decorate shop windows, normally wintry ones as part of their Christmas decor.

However, we've never heard of an entire city being recreated in miniature out of colourful yarn - until now, that is.

The finishing tou... read more

Family all chip in to make woman's wedding flowers - from wool

Family all chip in to make woman's wedding flowers - from wool

A family from Leicestershire have come together to create an interesting selection of wedding flowers.

Krissy Nichols, who will marry her fiance this Friday (May 16th), came up with the idea of knitting her own flowers for her wedding day. What began as a pipedream has now become a full-on operat... read more

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