News Articles Archive
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
25th October 2012
Following on from a hugely successful Wool Week, knitting is becoming even more appealing to the younger generation.
Knitwear designer Ann Kingstone claims that the craft is now one of the fastest growing hobbies among young people, and has cast off its 'fuddy-duddy' image.
She told the Huddersfi... read more
24th October 2012
If you missed out on the London Knitting and Stitching Show earlier this month then fear not, as there are two more events in November.
Following on from the successful Alexandra Palace exhibition, you can still catch the Dublin event from November 1st to 4th, or alternatively if you're in northe... read more
23rd October 2012
‘The Campaign for Wool’ is a five-year campaign designed to demonstrate wool’s natural, sustainable qualities and supreme versatility. HRH Prince of Wales is the patron of the campaign for its duration in a bid to encourage a more responsible and sustainable way of living; selecting wool as the f... read more
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