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The Campaign for Wool goes global

The Campaign for Wool goes global

In its third consecutive year, The Campaign for Wool is becoming a truly global movement, with activities around the world planned to celebrate Wool Week.

Speaking to Knitting Industry, Peter Ackroyd, executive of the organisation, said: "Since its inception The Campaign for Wool has captured the... read more

Lauren Conrad is 'addicted to knitting'

Lauren Conrad is 'addicted to knitting'

Lauren Conrad might be one of Hollywood's most famous faces but it seems that she has been harbouring a secret hobby.

The Hills star and TV personality claims to be addicted to knitting, and has been hard at work creating plenty of scarves for her friends and boyfriend, William Tell, to wear duri... read more

Kate Davies leads Shetland Wool Week

Sheep to text their way out of danger

Shetland Wool Week has begun, with a series of live demonstrations and exciting events.

The third annual occasion features Kate Davies, who has agreed to be the patron of the event celebrating the islands' wool and textiles.

Internationally renowned designer Kate Davies will be running a workshop... read more

Knitwear designer unveils maternity projects

Knitted breasts donated to neonatal unit (Thinkstock)

A knitwear designer from Jersey City, US, is preparing to unveil her new selection of maternity projects for expectant-mums.

With nine months of waiting on the cards, having plenty of knitting patterns at the ready could be a great use of your time, while also helping you get a little more prepar... read more

Aspiring fashion designer wins wool competition

Hellen van Rees designs dresses from leftover yarn (thinkstock)

An aspiring fashion designer has won the chance to have one of her knitwear creations sold in Harvey Nichols after winning a wool contest.

Tegan Kersey from Branston's jumper design is to be made available in the prestigious department store after finishing first in The Campaign for Wool competit... read more

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