News Articles Archive
21st November 2012
A group from Newport Beach, California have managed to raise an impressive $1,000 for breast cancer research, all thanks to their impressive knitting abilities.
More than 150 knitters, each of whom had been effected by the disease in some way, spent Saturday November 17th knitting a selection of ... read more
20th November 2012
Yarn bombing may be a controversial practice in some areas, but as well as brightening up the environment or bustling cities, it can also be recycled for other purposes.
In North Vancouver, multi-coloured knitted patterns were wrapped around tree trunks and branches in parks along Lonsdale Avenue... read more
19th November 2012
While the actions of guerrilla knitters may seem spontaneous and daring, they actually take a lot of planning and man hours.
It is this behind-the-scenes work which Ann Savageau sought to explain to University of California students, who were recently tasked with creating their very own yarn bomb... read more
18th November 2012
A school bus driver from Connecticut, US has been praised for her generous knitting after creating handmade hats to warm the heads of children on her bus.
Norwalk bus driver Lettie Nash has put smiles on the faces of the 40 students who ride her bus to Cranbury Elementary School by knitting each ... read more
15th November 2012
Knitters have many stereotypes, including generalisations that the only people who can successfully master the needles are female or elderly.
But this is certainly not the case, as the craft undergoes a resurgence, appealing to young professionals keen to find a creative and practical outlet.
It'... read more
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