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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

Amazing artists crochet a coral reef

Amazing artists crochet a coral reef

Crochet might be a popular way to create clothing and accessories, but it's also a great way to express yourself.

The Florida Craftsmen Gallery in Downtown St Petersburg is preparing to showcase a new exhibition, featuring all manner of sea creatures and marine life.

Entitled Crochet Coral Reef t... read more

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet (thinkstock)

Picking up knitting needles or a crochet hook can happen at any time in life, whether you've shown an interest before or not.

This is certainly the case for 93-year-old World War II veteran Ernst Stark, who since learning to crochet has found a new lease of life.

After serving in the military for... read more

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