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Poppy knitter accused of breaching copyright

Knitters mark Remembrance Day with woollen poppies (Thinkstock)

A knitting enthusiast from London has been accused of breaching copyright after selling her homemade poppies online.

In order to mark Remembrance Day, Phyllis Ramage, from Edgware, chose to handknit red poppies for this month's appeal, raising money for the Royal British Legion (RBL).

However, sh... read more

Knitter creates two-colour, double-sided technique

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

With its long history, it's widely believed that all knitting techniques have been invented already.

However, this is not the case, as Vicki Twigg, a Brit who currently resides in Chicago, has created a way of using two-colours to form a brand new double-sided way of knitting.

Named the TwiggStit... read more

Knitting 'offered therapeutic help to cancer survivor'

Online knitting classes bring crafts to busy homes

Knitting is well known for its ability to relax people, giving them a therapeutic way to pass time, while also being productive in making fabulous woollen items.

It can also offer much support to people going through difficult times. Individuals like Tanya Parieaux, who this week told Issaquah Pr... read more

California knit-a-thon raises money for breast cancer research

California knit-a-thon raises money for breast cancer research

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

Yarn bomb unravelled to help Vancouver homeless

Yarn bomb unravelled to help Vancouver homeless (Thinkstock)

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

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