February 2014 News Archive

Knitters getting busy for hospice's annual Easter campaign

Knitters getting busy for hospice's annual Easter campaign

Knitters are once again being recruited to help with an annual campaign that aims to raise money for a London-based hospice.

The Clapham Common North Side hospice provides palliative care for more than 2,000 patients and their families each year and needs an estimated annual £7 million to continu... read more

Knitters required to create some rather unusual models

Knitters required to create some rather unusual models

Knitters across the UK have been tasked with creating something a little unusual in time for a special event this spring - woolly bacteria.

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are planning on attempting a world record for the largest hand hygiene lesson ever seen on March 19th.

To ... read more

Snowboarding coach chills with some knitting at Winter Olympics

Finnish snowboarding coach Antti Koskinen was spotted knitting at the Winter Olympics.

Anyone who switched on their television at the weekend will probably have caught some coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, with a range of sports including snowboarding and mogul skiing having taken place over the past couple of days.

However, you might have been forgiven for doing a double ... read more

Create a collar for a fashion-forward spring look

War veteran reveals new passion for crochet (thinkstock)

You will probably have noticed by now that the annual New York Fashion Week is in full swing, with designers galore converging on Manhattan to show off their latest creations.

Lots of the looks are quite 'out there', but it is always worth taking a peek at what has been sent down the runways to s... read more

Knit and Knatter group are crafting for charity

Young farmers show off their knitting skills

A group of people who meet up to knit and socialise have been raising money for not just one charitable organisation, but two.

The Knit and Knatter members congregate at Kearsley Mount Methodist Church in Bolton each week and recently came up with the idea of making a super-long scarf to raise fu... read more

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