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Knitting 'is the new yoga - for guys'

Giant knitted book to be displayed during Poetry and Book Week

We don't need to tell you that it is not just women who like to sit down and create beautiful garments out of yarn - lots of our customers are men and celebrities like Ryan Gosling have been publicising the fact that it isn't a female-only activity.

However, it may be worthwhile for a different r... read more

Knitters urged to create warm winter woollies for needy dogs

Knitters urged to create warm winter woollies for needy dogs

There are often campaigns at this time of year for warm clothing and blankets to be donated to help the homeless. However, have you ever heard of a winter woollies drive to help dogs in a shelter?

That's exactly what's going on in the East Midlands, where Jerry Green Dog Rescue recently launched ... read more

Why not knit a snood to beat the wintry weather?

Why not knit a snood to beat the wintry weather?

Britain has been battered by storms in recent days, with large parts of the country either buffeted by gale-force winds or breached by floodwater.

We haven't seen too many freezing mornings so far this winter, but it is only January - last year, our heaviest snowfall occurred in March, pushing sp... read more

Knitter creates Lord of the Rings tribute in wool

Denise Salway has knitted a collection of Lord of The Rings characters.

A prolific knitter has created a tribute to the Lord of The Rings books made entirely of wool.

Denise Salway, 50, picked up her knitting needles and colourful yarn one day to create a miniature figurine of her favourite character and she hasn't looked back, Wales Online reports.

Since then, she h... read more

Knitting before bed is relaxing - just ask Katy Perry!

Why not try ditching technology in favour of knitting before bedtime

If you regularly find yourself tossing and turning in bed, unable to switch off and get to sleep, then you might want to leave your technology at the door and pick up some knitting needles and colourful yarn instead.

Katy Perry has strongly recommended knitting and crocheting instead of browsing ... read more

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