March 2013 News Archive

Lindsay Degen to show off knitting skills

Lindsay Degen to show off knitting skills

New York designer and passionate knitter Lindsay Degen is inviting the public to a unique exhibition which will demonstrate the skills required to create clothing by hand.

The artist will be showing off her incredible work in a quirky manner when she hosts the Knitting Performance by Lindsay Dege... read more

Oxford’s ‘Guerrilla Knitter’ speaks about her work

Oxford’s ‘Guerrilla Knitter’ speaks about her work

The popularity of knitted graffiti appears to be spreading across the UK, with so-called ‘Guerrilla Knitter’ Asli Tatliadim showcasing her colourful designs to those living or visiting Oxford.

Such a trend first became noticed when a mystery yarn bomber began to light up the streets of Chipping N... read more

Nicholas Hoult 'was addicted to knitting'

Nicholas Hoult 'was addicted to knitting'

Nicholas Hoult is best known as a rising British star in the world of acting, however, he harbours a secret passion for all things crafty.

Speaking to the Evening Standard, the 23-year-old, who is best known for portraying the lead character in About a Boy and Tony Stonem in the first two series ... read more

Eddie Redmayne is a star to watch

Eddie Redmayne has star appeal

Many of you know Eddie Redmayne for his latest role as Marius in Les Misérables, but only the dedicated Rowan fans will recognise him from Rowan Denim People (2004), where can be seen modelling: “Brooklyn” by Martin Storey,  “Saucer” by Carol Meldrum, “Combat” by Carol Meldrum.

English actor Eddi... read more

Parrot nursed back to health in knitted jumpers

Parrot nursed back to health in knitted jumpers

A neglected parrot has been given a new lease of life thanks to some rather snazzy hand-knitted jumpers.

Charlie, a green eclectus parrot, was rescued in 2007 by bird charity Safehaven, which is based in Nottinghamshire, the BBC reports.

When he was found he had plucked out most of his own feathe... read more

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