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Knitted breasts donated to neonatal unit

Knitted breasts donated to neonatal unit (Thinkstock)

When we think of babies and knitting, most of us would probably picture tiny booties, bonnets or cardigans, but this isn't the only way you can benefit newborns.

Volunteers in Norfolk have been hard at work knitting 100 breasts for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Norfolk and Norwich Univ... read more

Musotica creator hails crochet revival

Musotica creator hails crochet festival (Thinkstock)

You might remember last year when Marie Claire featured a classic collection of contemporary crochet designs by Hollywood stylist Sarah Wallner.

They caused quite a storm and the creator of the Musotica label has been credited with helping bring this look up to date, as a modern and exciting fabr... read more

Campaign for Wool flocks to Harvey Nichols

Knitters give submarine woolly makeover (Thinkstock)

Wool growers and enthusiasts are being invited to take part in the latest initiative from the Campaign for Wool, as it heads to Harvey Nichols.

This year's Wool Week might not be until October 15th but it seems someone let the yarn out of the bag on this one!

Knitters are being encouraged to do... read more

Outdoor knitters get into Olympic spirit

Outdoor knitters get into Olympic spirit

A new art project has been unveiled at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery as local knitters help residents get into the Olympic spirit.

The pillars supporting the building have now been covered with panels in the colours of the Olympic rings in time for the opening ceremony of the Games, the ... read more

Are you joining the Big Knit 2012?

Are you joining the Big Knit 2012?

One of the most annoying things about knitting is inevitably all the leftover threads and balls of wool.

Rather than throwing them away, most people will keep these bits and bobs under the proviso that a use will be found!

Why not give them to charity?

Age UK is teaming up with Innocent Smooth... read more

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