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Try perfecting your knitting with crocheted edging

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet (thinkstock)

Have you ever come to the end of a piece of knitting like a jumper or scarf and felt that it needed a final addition to bring it up to scratch? Crocheted edges could be the solution you're looking for.

Lifelong knitter and crocheting instructor Naomi Frenkel recently told the Detroit News that th... read more

Knitter reveals she never goes anywhere without needles and yarn

US knitters reminded they can carry needles on planes

A keen knitter has revealed she always keeps a set of needles and some colourful yarn in her handbag - just in case the desire to get crafty arises and she happens to have a spare five minutes.

Anne Clark, 63, told the Derby Telegraph she has knitted almost anywhere, including the pub and on car ... read more

Traditional crafts still proving hugely popular

Knitting marathon unites Cambridge community

Until relatively recently, traditional crafts like knitting and crocheting were considered a dying art and the preserve of the older generation. All that has now changed as these skills are experiencing something of a renaissance and are now being enjoyed by people of every age.
 
No doubt progra... read more

Yarn-bombing creates hilarity in north-east England

Yarn-bombing creates hilarity in north-east England

Yarn-bombing is now a popular pursuit across the country, but it usually involves decorating things like streetlamps and railings with bunting.

However, some very different guerrilla knitting has popped up in part of north-east England - and it has caused great delight and hilarity among local pe... read more

Crafters to create fitting knitted memorial to WW1 soldiers

Crafters to create fitting knitted memorial to WW1 soldiers

A knitting group based in the West Midlands town of Erdington is working hard to create a beautiful memorial to the soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War.

Members of Creative Moments Craft Group have begun knitting poppies from black and red yarn - and they want to stitch 1,914 of ... read more

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