News Articles Archive
16th January 2014
Two separate community-based crafting groups in the US have demonstrated how rewarding it can be to get together and share the pleasure of a hobby.
The Happy Crocheters, who are based at the University of Georgia, meet at the Oliva Haydel Senior Center two days a week and are led by experienced a... read more
14th January 2014
We don't need to tell you that it is not just women who like to sit down and create beautiful garments out of yarn - lots of our customers are men and celebrities like Ryan Gosling have been publicising the fact that it isn't a female-only activity.
However, it may be worthwhile for a different r... read more
8th January 2014
There are often campaigns at this time of year for warm clothing and blankets to be donated to help the homeless. However, have you ever heard of a winter woollies drive to help dogs in a shelter?
That's exactly what's going on in the East Midlands, where Jerry Green Dog Rescue recently launched ... read more
6th January 2014
Britain has been battered by storms in recent days, with large parts of the country either buffeted by gale-force winds or breached by floodwater.
We haven't seen too many freezing mornings so far this winter, but it is only January - last year, our heaviest snowfall occurred in March, pushing sp... read more
2nd January 2014
A prolific knitter has created a tribute to the Lord of The Rings books made entirely of wool.
Denise Salway, 50, picked up her knitting needles and colourful yarn one day to create a miniature figurine of her favourite character and she hasn't looked back, Wales Online reports.
Since then, she h... read more
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