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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

Knitting 'can be really therapeutic'

Dallas yarn bombers decorate historic space

Picking up a pair of knitting needles can be a brilliant way to learn a new skill and make yourself some clothing, accessories or decorative items.

But while it is practically a great talent to have, it can also be extremely beneficial to your health and wellbeing, offering a way to relax and int... read more

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

Yarn-bombing is sweeping the world right now and if you haven't got in on the act what's stopping you?

Armed with crochet needles and scissors, a team of masked women got to work on the promenade in Newcastle, County Down last Friday in order to weave their woolly magic.

The Secret Outside Croc... read more

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