January 2013 News Archive

Knitwear wows on London menswear catwalk

Knitwear wows on London menswear catwalk (Getty)

The London catwalks were awash with eccentric knitted designs this week as part of the Sibling show at London Collections.

Unusual was the name of the game at the fashion week, with this particularly event showcasing knitted menswear in a whole new way.

Woollen hoods and hats covered the models' ... read more

Tyneside pupils pick up knitting skills

Online knitting classes bring crafts to busy homes

Pupils in South Tyneside are picking up knitting skills thanks to a new instructional website.

Year six children at Jarrow Cross Primary School in Borough Road are now taking up this nifty hobby after South Shields arts venue The Customs House made a new educational platform online.

Shields Gazet... read more

Cornwall Telegraph Museum seeks knitters

Cornwall Telegraph Museum seeks knitters

Volunteer knitters are being sought by a museum in west Cornwall, which is looking to boost its displays and interactive activities.

The Cable Stitchers knitting group is appealing for new members who can help with one of their biggest projects to date, helping make fashion items and creative dis... read more

Unfinished knitted artworks on display in Norwich

Unfinished knitted artworks on display in Norwich (iStockphoto)

A common problem for many knitters is having a series of unfinished works.

It's very tempting to begin a new project that you're excited about, putting another in a drawer for later, or simply getting stuck and giving up on your knitting pattern.
But these pieces needn't go to waste and can be re... read more

Knit 4 Justice take over Salisburbury Market Place

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

Anonymous yarn-bombing may be the latest trend in knitting groups, but one club has chosen to make themselves known by protesting surrounded by woollen decorations.

The Knit 4 Justice Group occupied Salisbury Market Place this week, covering trees and signs with knitted and crocheted pieces, as w... read more

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