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Become a Rowanette (Rowanet for the boys!)

Becoming a Rowannette (Rowanet for the boys!)

Rowan are looking for 20 Rowan ambassadors around the world to champion the Luxury knitting brand.  Are you passionate about Rowan? Do you want to be part of the team? Do you want to be one of the first to see and feel Rowan’s new yarns?

What is a Rowanette (Rowanet)?

• Someone who is truly passi... read more

Woollen coffins: A stitch too far?

Woollen coffins: A stitch too far?

Knitting may be great for mental health but it also boasts environmental benefits, according to a textile manufacturer from Yorkshire.

Natural Legacy, a family-run firm based near Pudsey, Leeds, have come up with the innovative idea of creating sustainable coffins, out of wool.

The fully biodeg... read more

Knitting marathon unites Cambridge community

Knitting marathon unites Cambridge community

Knitters came together this week in Cambridge to celebrate the results of a knitting marathon.

Almost 80 villagers from Barton helped create a 1,420ft scarf during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee earlier this summer, parading it around for others to enjoy, Cambridge News reports.

But now that the par... read more

Knitting is becoming a fashionable pastime, says Lisa Bliss

Knitting is becoming a fashionable pastime, says Lisa Bliss

You don't have to be a craft enthusiast to notice that knitting is no longer associated exclusively with the elderly generation.

Instead, designer and knitter Lisa Bliss claims that it is fast becoming a fashionable pastime, appealing to all ages and sexes.

In an interview with Norwich Evening Ne... read more

Pixar perfects animated knitwear

Pixar perfects animated knitwear

Pixar has become one of the world's most famous computer animation companies, with characters and objects constantly appearing more lifelike.

In its new Disney-Pixar flick Brave they managed to create extremely realistic hair, as their technology gets to grips with textures and fibres.

However, o... read more

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