November 2012 News Archive

Knitter creates two-colour, double-sided technique

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

With its long history, it's widely believed that all knitting techniques have been invented already.

However, this is not the case, as Vicki Twigg, a Brit who currently resides in Chicago, has created a way of using two-colours to form a brand new double-sided way of knitting.

Named the TwiggStit... read more

Poppy knitter accused of breaching copyright

Knitters mark Remembrance Day with woollen poppies (Thinkstock)

A knitting enthusiast from London has been accused of breaching copyright after selling her homemade poppies online.

In order to mark Remembrance Day, Phyllis Ramage, from Edgware, chose to handknit red poppies for this month's appeal, raising money for the Royal British Legion (RBL).

However, sh... read more

Knitted gingerbread house unveiled in Newbury

Knitted gingerbread house unveiled in Newbury

Gingerbread houses have become somewhat of a Christmas staple but knitters have now given a fun new twist to the classic confectionary showpiece.

A knitted gingerbread house has gone on display in the Old Chapel Textile Centre in Newbury's Greenham Business Park, the Basingstoke Gazette reported... read more

Louth residents to begin therapeutic knitting

Dallas yarn bombers decorate historic space

A new scheme to be trialled in early 2013 is encouraging people to feel the therapeutic benefits of knitting.

East Lindsey District Council, in association with the Trinity Centre in Louth, is asking residents to pick up some yarn and join a series of group sessions to improve their mental wellb... read more

Knitters inundated with requests for beardos this winter

Knitting marathon unites Cambridge community

November was all about moustaches but as December comes around, it seems that a beard will be topping most men’s wishlists. However, these may not be made from facial hair but from yarn.

According to one knitter from Hillsboro in the US, she has been inundated with requests for beardos, a knit-h... read more

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