January 2014 News Archive

Crafters in NYC brave the snow for knitting show

Crafters in NYC brave the snow for knitting show

The weather in parts of the US has been somewhat fierce in recent weeks, but snow and ice wasn't enough to put keen crafters in New York off attending one of the city's most popular knitting shows at the weekend.

Between January 17th and 19th, high-end hotel the Marriott Marquis played host to th... read more

Project launched in Exeter to knit people's way to wellbeing

Project launched in Exeter to knit people's way to wellbeing

A new initiative has been launched in Exeter that will see knitting groups established to help people improve their psychological wellbeing.

The Knit-Stop is a social project that has been made possible thanks to £22,270 in funding from HealthContact through The Health Lottery, the Exeter Express... read more

Knitters invited to get involved with Herne Bay yarn-bombing

Knitters invited to get involved with Herne Bay yarn-bombing

Keen knitters in the south-east of England - and the rest of the country too - have been encouraged to get involved in a yarn-bombing project that is set to take place in August.

Organiser Sara Worley has given would-be participants plenty of notice about the enterprise so they can get involved a... read more

Port Vale football team gets behind local knitting club

Port Vale football team gets behind local knitting club

It's well-known that joining a knitting group is a great way of meeting like-minded individuals and beating the loneliness that can arise from not being part of a regular social circle, something that can easily happen in our busy lives today.

Apparently, this is something Port Vale football club... read more

Crochet yourself a dress and feel like an A-lister next season

Crochet yourself a dress and feel like an A-lister next season

We often see celebrities attending parties and awards ceremonies wearing cable knit clothing and other woollen creations during the winter, but it looks like some are already looking to spring by going for something lighter.

Over the past month or so, we've spotted quite a few famous faces going ... read more

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