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Lindsay Degen to show off knitting skills

Lindsay Degen to show off knitting skills

New York designer and passionate knitter Lindsay Degen is inviting the public to a unique exhibition which will demonstrate the skills required to create clothing by hand.

The artist will be showing off her incredible work in a quirky manner when she hosts the Knitting Performance by Lindsay Dege... read more

Oxford’s ‘Guerrilla Knitter’ speaks about her work

Oxford’s ‘Guerrilla Knitter’ speaks about her work

The popularity of knitted graffiti appears to be spreading across the UK, with so-called ‘Guerrilla Knitter’ Asli Tatliadim showcasing her colourful designs to those living or visiting Oxford.

Such a trend first became noticed when a mystery yarn bomber began to light up the streets of Chipping N... read more

Pom-poms used to prevent crime in Leicester

US knitters reminded they can carry needles on planes

Knitted pom-poms are being used to prevent crime in Leicester, with police turning to yarn bombing to put locals at ease.

Hundreds of pom-poms and knitted items are being strung from trees and lampposts in Bede Park and Great Central Way to encourage more people to use the passages.

Currently, ... read more

Premature babies kept warm by Putnoe knitting club

Premature babies kept warm by Putnoe knitting club

Premature babies in Stoke are being kept warm, thanks to the efforts of one knitting club in Putnoe.

The local library's Knit and Natter group has been producing a large number of woolly hats for the charity Knit for Peace, Bedfordshire on Sunday reported.

Meeting fortnightly, the club decided ... read more

Man targets international knitting success

Nimble-fingered lady spends nine months knitting Christmas toys (iStockPhoto)

Stereotypes of the traditional knitter are long gone and nowadays it's perfectly normal to come across young people and men picking up a pair of needles.

Daniel Yuhas, a professional knitter and teacher, agrees that while he is certainly in a female-dominated industry, this doesn't bother him as ... read more

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