News Articles Archive
11th December 2012
Students in Pennsylvania are preparing for a knitted New Year’s giveaway to help local people in need.
A group of Millersville University students have been working with 70-year-old Lois Kelso to knit and crochet hats and scarves.
Lancaster Online reports that Ms Kelso’s group Yarn Friends Therap... read more
10th December 2012
A group of crafty ladies finally showcased their 11 months of hardwork and revealed a spectacular Christmas tree made entirely from wool.
The Crafty Crafters have spent almost all of the past year knitting the five-foot-six-inch tall tree, which is made up of more than 300 square patches and a va... read more
7th December 2012
Knitting, sewing and crocheting are not often taught in schools anymore, however one town in Merseyside is hoping to encourage children to try their hands at them.
But, rather than using yarn and needles, schools in St Helens are going to be using old plastic and cloth.
This is part of a £22,000 ... read more
7th December 2012
A new touring comedy is making light of the Danish crime series The Killing, focusing on knitting and using a whole host of knitted props.
Inspector Norse, inspired by the trend for Scandinavian crime thrillers, is a new play by LipService Theatre.
It follows a similar crime-fighting vein, but ma... read more
5th December 2012
Christmas is fast approaching and what better way to spread the festive spirit than with a spot of yarn-bombing.
There's no steadfast rules as to when you should try out some guerrilla knitting, but winter is certainly a great time to deck the streets with wool.
This is exactly what an anonymous ... read more
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