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Craft club completes knitted Christmas tree

Craft club completes knitted Christmas tree (Liquid)

After five months of hard work a Lancashire craft group have finally completed an entirely woollen Christmas tree.

Thwaites Craft Club members have been busy making segments from 50 balls of wool to create the specimen entirely from knitted and crocheted pieces, the North West Evening Mail report... read more

Prince Charles meets Australian knitwear designers

Prince Charles meets Australian knitwear designers (Allstar)

As the patron of The Campaign for Wool, Prince Charles knows his fair share about the industry and managed to talk the talk on a trip to Australia this week to meet key figures.

Farmers, fashion experts and even sheep gathered to meet the royal at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art, where he tal... read more

Knitted Andy Murray included in new Scottish book

Knitted Andy Murray included in new Scottish book (APL)

After winning a gold medal in the London Olympics and storming to victory in the US Open, tennis ace Andy Murray has certainly cemented his place in the UK's sporting hall of fame.

This is especially the case in Scotland, where he's a national hero, and has even been immortalised in wool thanks ... read more

Norwegian artist creates 365 day knitting clock

Norwegian artist creates 365 day knitting clock

A Norwegian artist has brought a whole new meaning to the phrase 'a stitch in time' by designing a 365 day 'knitting clock'.

The timepiece uses almost 1,500ft of yarn to show the passing of time and knits one stitch every half an hour throughout the day.

Created by Siren Elise Wilhelmsen, the dev... read more

Hertfordshire residents knit village in funding bid

Hertfordshire residents knit village in funding bid (Pirton Local History Group)

Residents in Hertfordshire have completed an impressive knitting project to recreate their village.

Pirton Local History Group is using the unique construction to help raise awareness of a proposed interactive map of the village's oldest houses, as part of the Heritage Lottery Fund's All Our Stor... read more

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