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Tunisian crochet lessons intrigue Yorkshire crafters

Tunisian crochet lessons intrigue Yorkshire crafters (iStockphoto)

Crocheters in Yorkshire are being given a chance to expand their skills, learning whole new ways to turn top quality yarns into amazing garments and fabrics.

Judith Schur, a shopkeeper in Tadcaster, told the Wetherby News that keeping busy with crafts was the perfect way to fend off the winter bl... read more

Tributes flood in following death of centenarian knitter

Cambridge guerrilla knitter strikes again (Thinkstock)

The passing of a centenarian is always a sad occasion, but with such an illustrious past, Gertrude King's death has seen tributes flooding in.

Gertrude, who lived at Littleover Nursing Home, built up a reputation as a formidable knitter, and was even responsible for giving knitting demonstrations... read more

Vancouver grannies teach knitting to students

Vancouver grannies teach knitting to students (iStockphoto)

Grandmothers in Vancouver are making it their business to teach knitting skills to the next generation as part of a new project.

Vernon's Knitting Grannies have been helping local high school students knit one purl one in order to bring joy to patients at the Children's Hospital in Vancouver and ... read more

Kind-hearted crocheter appeals for yarn donations

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet (thinkstock)

A kind-hearted crocheter is once again appealing to her local community for yarn to enable her to continue her charity work.

Terri Williams from Duluth, Minnesota, has been giving away free mittens, hats and scarves to those in need over the past seven years, however relies upon donations to carr... read more

Mum uses knitting to raise money for family hospice

Dallas yarn bombers decorate historic space

A mum from Droitwich has raised thousands of pounds for a local hospice in memory of her son.

Sue Fletcher, who's son Paul was cared for by St Richard's Hospice, has vowed to do her very utmost to donate what she can to the charity and has turned to knitting to ensure she can bring in even more m... read more

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