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Knitting is 'life's calling' for Washington woman

Online knitting classes bring crafts to busy homes

A woman from Washington state in the US who suffers from a developmental condition has become the most prolific knitter in her community.

Sarah Bade suffers from cerebral palsy and experiences growth problems because of her condition, but thanks to her relatively new-found love of knitting, she h... read more

Runner aims to break own record crocheting during marathon

Runner aims to break own record crocheting during marathon

A keen runner is aiming to break her own world record at the London Marathon this year - by crocheting as she works her way to the finish line.

As if running 26.2 miles were not hard enough, Susie Hewer from Ewhurst Green will have to contend with turning colourful yarn into a beautiful creation ... read more

University showcases 100 years of knitting

University showcases 100 years of knitting

Knitting enthusiasts may want to get themselves to Southampton over the coming days in order to check out a fascinating exhibition showcasing 100 years of the craft.

The city's university has put an array of items on display at the Special Collections Gallery within the Hartley Library, dating fr... read more

Male knitting fan urges women not to see him as a curiosity

Uniqlo joins list of retailers opposing mulesed wool

Women should not perceive men who like to knit as a curiosity but should welcome their love of the pastime.

This is the claim made by a male knitting fan in the US, who claimed that people often stare at him when he starts knitting but he knows lots of men who create their own objects out of wool... read more

Plans afoot for much yarn-bombing ahead of Tour de France

Plans afoot for much yarn-bombing ahead of Tour de France

This summer will be an exciting one for cycling enthusiasts, with the UK hosting a leg of the Tour de France in July.

However, even those who don't regularly get in the saddle can still get involved with all the excitement - particularly if they happen to be knitters.

A host of crafty projects ar... read more

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