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The Killing unveils iconic jumper patterns

The Killing unveils iconic jumper patterns

It's not often that European TV shows manage to translate well in the UK, however, Forbrydelsen, better known in the UK as The Killing, has become a huge success with British audiences.

The critically-acclaimed Danish crime drama is now preparing for its third series and also releasing The Killin... read more

Knitters mark Remembrance Day with woollen poppies

Knitters mark Remembrance Day with woollen poppies (Thinkstock)

Knitters in Grimsby are working hard to support Remembrance Day with a rather unusual campaign.

Launched by Kettle Funeral Directors and Monumental Masons, the Knitted Poppy Appeal is calling for people to knit and sell poppies in order to help raise vital funds for the Royal British Legion in no... read more

Margaret Thatcher's wool suits fetch thousands at auction

Margaret Thatcher's wool suits fetch thousands at auction (All star)

Wool suits are a businesswoman or politician's go-to look, giving them a timeless and sophisticated air.

So, perhaps it's no wonder Margaret Thatcher's skirt and blazer sets have been so successful at auction this week.

Seven of the former prime minister's famous suits sparked a fierce bidding wa... read more

Cinema knitting event arrives in Norwich

Cinema knitting event arrives in Norwich (thinkstock)

Knitters frequently sit in front of the television or by the radio while perfecting their pieces, it's certainly a craft made for multi-tasking!

With this in mind, the Craft Council's Craft Club is trying to get people to bring their knitting out of the house and to the cinema, as part of a new a... read more

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

The Big Issue Foundation is hoping to break a world record with its Big Knitathon.

Whether you're seasoned pro or you fancy picking up knitting needles for the first time, the charity is looking to recruit as many participants as possible for its sponsored event.

This is a great opportunity to be... read more

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