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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

California students tasked with yarn bombing project

California students tasked with yarn bombing project

While the actions of guerrilla knitters may seem spontaneous and daring, they actually take a lot of planning and man hours.

It is this behind-the-scenes work which Ann Savageau sought to explain to University of California students, who were recently tasked with creating their very own yarn bomb... read more

School bus driver knits hats for pupils

School bus driver knits hats for pupils (LiquidLibrary)

A school bus driver from Connecticut, US has been praised for her generous knitting after creating handmade hats to warm the heads of children on her bus.

Norwalk bus driver Lettie Nash has put smiles on the faces of the 40 students who ride her bus to Cranbury Elementary School by knitting each ... read more

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