News Articles Archive
19th November 2013
A brain injury patient has revealed how she hopes to break a world record one day by knitting the longest scarf ever seen.
Margaret Hardy lives in Cambridge and began visiting her local branch of the charity Headway after sustaining a brain injury eight years ago, the Cambridge Times reports.
It ... read more
13th November 2013
There has been a big trend for Christmas-themed woolly jumpers over the past couple of years, something that a charity has decided to make the most of as part of a new fundraising campaign.
Save the Children has designated Friday December 13th 2013 as Christmas Jumper Day, inviting as many people... read more
12th November 2013
A knitting club from Derbyshire will be sending a sizeable donation to the Royal British Legion after making more than 150 knitted poppies to sell in aid of the charity's annual Poppy Appeal.
The Knitwits meet fortnightly at the Reading Matters bookshop in Chapel-en-le-Frith and its members manag... read more
6th November 2013
Fans of knitting, crochet and all things wool-related will be interested to learn that wool prices are on the rise.
At least this is what chairman of the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) Malcolm Corbett has said is the case, after appearing at the organisation's recent annual conference, whic... read more
4th November 2013
Keen knitters were in for a real treat over the weekend as Norway's public broadcaster NRK aired an attempt to smash the current 'sheep to sweater' record.
Before midnight, the show explored the exciting world of knitting, after which - when the clock struck 12 - the highly-anticipated world reco... read more
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