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Nascimento makes his mark on London Fashion Week

Nascimento makes his mark on London Fashion Week

Trendsetters keen to follow the latest looks will no doubt have one eye on the catwalk right now as London Fashion Week comes into its element.

The annual exhibitions of the best of international style for the spring-summer 2013 collection are on show right now, showcasing some exciting new names... read more

St Mungo's asks Reading residents to knit woolly hats

St Mungo's asks Reading residents to knit woolly hats

Crafty people in Reading are being called upon to pick up their knitting needles to support the town's homeless community.

St Mungo's charity is launching a new project entitled The Big Yarn, which asks knitters to make a woolly hat as part of its nationwide fundraising campaign, Get Reading repo... read more

WI members break Guinness World Record

WI members break Guinness World Record

Thousands of Women's Institute (WI) members have successfully knitted their way to a new world record.

The Guinness Book of World Records has revealed that 3,083 WI participants have broken the world record for the most people knitting simultaneously, clicking their needles together for a total o... read more

Saltaire Festival celebrates woolwear

Saltaire Festival celebrates woolwear

Without Bradford's contribution to textiles, Britain's fabric manufacturing industry might not be anywhere near as well-known, meaning it's only right that the city celebrates this claim to fame.

The wool trade really put this city on the map, and as UK Wool Week looms in October, everyone seems ... read more

Scottish woman knits 10,000 hats for Afghanistan soldiers

Scottish woman knits 10,000 hats for Afghanistan soldiers

A woman from Penarth Scotland has put her love of knitting to good work, by helping British soldiers fend off the cold in Afghanistan.

Tina Selby has now knitted more than 10,000 woolly hats for brave men and women fighting abroad.

She initially planned to make 500 for regiments in Helmand provin... read more

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