News Articles Archive
4th January 2013
A local knitting group has taken to fundraising in order to help Leicester communities.
The Oakham Knit and Natter Club have been hard at work recently creating a range of cosy little pieces of clothing for a children's ward at Leicester General Hospital.
More than 50 items have been handmade fro... read more
3rd January 2013
Modern art may be traditionally perceived as involving a canvas, some splodges of paint and perhaps a photograph or two.
But one woman from Brighton has brought a whole new material to the movement, preferring crochet hooks and yarn to paintbrushes and acrylics.
Kate Jenkins has taken inspiration... read more
2nd January 2013
Knitting is well known for its relaxation benefits, however it was the physical exercise of clicking the needles together which one doctor saw promise in.
McCal Roberts, from Bermuda, told The Royal Gazette that he suffered an injury to his hand while in a restaurant kitchen, when an industrial-s... read more
31st December 2012
Lawyers in Plymouth have been putting their pens down and picking up their knitting needles in order to help a local charity.
Staff at Gill Akaster have hand knitted a colourful patchwork blanket from 77 squares of fabric, which they then handed over to the Ellie’s Haven charity, accompanied by a... read more
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
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