Today sees knitters from across Scotland gathering in Glasgow to learn more about the craft's esteemed and important history.
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We all know that making crafty items can be a brilliant way to fundraise, but how many of us would set their sights on crocheting a 14,000 ft chain?
Sandi Allen from Salem, US, who lives on disability benefits and relies on food banks, has long been light fingered and creative with wool.
But, aft... read more
Wool Week 2012 is a huge event in the calendar of knitters, manufacturers and the textiles sector, but there are so many other industries which rely on natural fibres.
This includes UK carpet traders, who create and sell woollen flooring for our homes.
Carpet Foundation chief executive officer An... read more
Haute couture fashion and catwalk collections may be traditionally thought of as a young person's game, but it seems that many would not exist if it wasn't for the light-fingered work of the older generation.
Mulberry, for example, employed a group of mums and grandmothers to hand knit much of t... read more
In its third consecutive year, The Campaign for Wool is becoming a truly global movement, with activities around the world planned to celebrate Wool Week.
Speaking to Knitting Industry, Peter Ackroyd, executive of the organisation, said: "Since its inception The Campaign for Wool has captured the... read more