January 2013 News Archive

Knitting group kick off clothing drive campaign

Nascimento makes his mark on London Fashion Week

A Toronto knitting group has embarked on another productive year of making clothes for children in need.

The Knitting for Shivering Children club has kicked off its 2013 effort with new meetings, each with the aim of preventing respiratory illnesses in children by keeping them warm.

Inside Toront... read more

Ryan Gosling confesses love of knitting

Ryan Gosling confesses love of knitting (Allstar)

While celebrities are certainly embracing the recent upsurge in homemade crafts such as knitting and crocheting, it seems that it has mostly been women who have been revealing their allegiance to yarn.

However, in what may come as a surprise to many film fans, Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling h... read more

Crochet bikinis set for summer resurgence

Crochet bikinis set for summer resurgence (Photodisc)

Crocheted bikinis may be associated with decades gone by, but according to one designer they are set to become hot property this summer.

Chloe Dunlop, who designs swimwear, claims that this is a golden era for vintage swimming costumes and two pieces.

Her love of all things 70s has certainly tran... read more

Win a year’s supply of Rowan yarn

Win a year's supply of Rowan yarn!

Join, renew or gift our Rowan Subscription membership club and be in with a chance to win a year’s supply of Rowan yarn.  You will receive 10 balls of Rowan yarn every month, that’s a massive 120 balls in total.

Simply make sure your Rowan Subscription account is live by 11:59pm (GMT) on 28th Feb... read more

Knitters called on to transform no-go area

Knitters called on to transform no-go area

Knitters are being asked to pick up their needles and yarn to create colourful woolly decorations for an underused footpath in Leicester.

Great Central Way in the city's West End is considered to be crime hotspot - a tag police are saying is undeserved.

To encourage people to tread the pavement... read more

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