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Yarn-bombing craze spreading across the UK

Uniqlo joins list of retailers opposing mulesed wool

Guerrilla knitting is no longer a practice dedicated to only the most rebellious of crafters.

Instances of yarn-bombing are cropping up all around the country, with virtually no county left untouched by graffiti knitting.

Mystery artists have launched a crafty assault on Stone in Staffordshire re... read more

Woolfest proves a hit with knitters

Woolfest proved to be a big hit with knitters

Cockermouth's annual Woolfest has just finished, proving a huge hit with all involved.

Heavy showers didn't put off the crowds who made it up to Mitchell's Lakeland Livestock Centre in Cockermouth to get a load of the 160 stalls on offer.

Hand-knitted and crocheted items were in abundance, with s... read more

Ravelympics unravels US Olympic bureaucracy

The Ravelympics fought its corner against US Olympic bureaucracy

The Olympics is no stranger to controversy, but a knitting scandal is something very few people could have predicted.

This week the US Olympic Committee (USOC) sent a cease-and-desist letter to worldwide knitting forum Ravelry.com, claiming that its fun new 'Ravelympics' infringed on their copyri... read more

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