News Articles Archive
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
26th December 2012
A church group in Broomfield, Colorado are bringing warmth to their community and those less fortunate through their impressive knitted donations.
The Women’s Gathering, a group of ladies from Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, have been using their skills, and a large collection of donated yarn, t... read more
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