News Articles Archive
2nd November 2012
Knitwear has recently been thrust into the high fashion spotlight with a range of designers choosing to focus on natural fibres.
One such designer is Michael van der Ham, a leading Dutch name, who made sure that his creations stood out on the autumn-winter catwalks.
Ditching home comforts such as... read more
1st November 2012
Knitting socks for troops in the First World War was a tradition employed by many Australian women keen to help the boys on the front line.
Seamless socks were knitted using eight-ply grey wool, which have since become synonymous with the Great War.
A rare and annotated knitting pattern for these... read more
31st October 2012
Vogue Knitting Live Chicago went out with a bang on Sunday, marking the end of four busy days of lectures, demonstrations and workshops.
Kicking off the final day was Deborah Newton with a one-hour lecture about her new book, Finishing School, which included the importance of finishing touches.
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30th October 2012
This year's Remembrance Sunday on November 11th has seen an unusual knitting trend emerge.
Knitters and crocheters have been working hard to create their own hand-made Remembrance poppies, subsequently causing many knitting shops to run out of red yarn.
In Scotland this craze is sweeping the coun... read more
26th October 2012
An aspiring young knitwear designer has won a competition to have her jumpers stocked in Topshop.
Kingston University graduate Henrietta Jerram was named the winner of a national contest promoting the use of real wool in clothing.
Blending a heritage style with contemporary twists, Creative Boom ... read more
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