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Yarn-bombing creates hilarity in north-east England

Yarn-bombing creates hilarity in north-east England

Yarn-bombing is now a popular pursuit across the country, but it usually involves decorating things like streetlamps and railings with bunting.

However, some very different guerrilla knitting has popped up in part of north-east England - and it has caused great delight and hilarity among local people.

Employees of the Sunnyfield House Community Centre in Guisborough arrived one morning to find a host of knitted gnomes in the facility's gardens, the Gazette Live reports.

However, they weren't ... read more

Crafters to create fitting knitted memorial to WW1 soldiers

Crafters to create fitting knitted memorial to WW1 soldiers

A knitting group based in the West Midlands town of Erdington is working hard to create a beautiful memorial to the soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War.

Members of Creative Moments... read more

Celebs go crochet crazy at Coachella

Celebs go crochet crazy at Coachella

If there's one good thing about the spring and summer music festivals - besides seeing all the great acts, of course - it's looking at all the celebrity photos to see the latest fashions on show.

C... read more

Knitters step in to help spectacled bears

Saltaire Festival celebrates woolwear

Stephen Fry has issued a special thank-you to crafters who rose to a challenge that could help to conserve an endangered species.

The Shaftesbury-based Scientific Exploration Society is going on an... read more

Knitting fans turn out in force for Yarn Crawl LA

Knitting fans turn out in force for Yarn Crawl LA

The annual Yarn Crawl LA took place on America's west coast last week, giving knitting enthusiasts from all over Southern California the chance to shop for the latest colourful yarns, meet up with ... read more

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