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Arthritis sufferer knits cardies and hats for baby unit

California students tasked with yarn bombing project

Despite suffering from arthritis, 74-year-old Mary Smith has found the time and inspiration to knit numerous items to donate to a charitable cause.

Smith has clearly not been put off her past-time by her condition, as she has donated no less than 72 cardigans and 21 hats for the Premature Baby Unit at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, News Shopper reports.

The Wrotham resident has been a long-term supporter of the facility and has been donating hand-crafted items to them for six years.

A sp... read more

Author Natalie Haynes' Sunday night knitting habit

Girl scout knits for homeless community (iStockphoto)

Comedian-turned author Natalie Haynes has spoken to the Telegraph about her love of knitting and how she uses it as a way of relaxing at the end of a long weekend spent writing. 

The 40-year-old to... read more

Woman joins Blind Veteran UK's Knit a Tank Top challenge

107-year-old celebrates birthday by knitting

When most people talk about knitting a tank top they are referring to a type of pullover without sleeves, but for one East Lothian woman the term has a very different meaning. 

Morham resident Paul... read more

Entrepreneur uses mentoring service to set up knitting shop

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

A former cookery teacher has realised a lifelong ambition by opening a knitting shop in her home city of Henderson, Nevada.

Speaking in an interview with the Las Vegas Review Journal, Brenda Johann... read more

Care-home resident sets up Knitting Nanas charitable group

US knitters reminded they can carry needles on planes

An enterprising resident of a care home for the elderly has taken it upon herself to set up a knitting group after she was told the facility didn't have one.

Janet Pallett and fellow occupant Doree... read more

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