March 2013 News Archive

Choir collects knitted clothes for Ugandan orphans

Nimble-fingered lady spends nine months knitting Christmas toys (iStockPhoto)

A choir from Australia have been working hard to collect knitted clothes and toys to send to orphan children in Uganda.

The Peregian Beach Knitting & Crochet Group members have been working with the Cool Harmonies choir to ensure that they have plenty to donate, according to View News.

Choir dire... read more

Yachtswoman raises money with knitted Easter chicks

Yachtswoman raises money with knitted Easter chicks

Knitting is a great skill for fundraisers, especially during special holidays and seasons.

With Easter on the cards, a keen yachtswoman has swapped her oars for knitting needles in order to make a host of woollen chicks.

Pip Rowntree, from Burniston, has managed to raise more than £100 for the Sc... read more

Australian Wool Fashion Awards winners announced

Cambridge guerrilla knitter strikes again (Thinkstock)

The winners of the 32nd Australian Wool Fashion Awards have been revealed, as 90 finalists descended upon the Historic Saumarez Homestead in Armidale, New South Wales to showcase their Merino wool wares.

There were numerous categories wool aficionados could grab awards in, from Knitwear and Workw... read more

Yarnover Truck brings knitting to the streets

Unfinished knitted artworks on display in Norwich (iStockphoto)

A mobile knitting van is taking wool and all things crafty to the streets of California.

Believed to be the country's first mobile yarn store, the Yarnover Truck is a converted van designed to sell yarn and share expertise across the state.

The LA Times reports that Maridee Nelson and Barbra Push... read more

The Great British Sewing Bee casts off

The Great British Sewing Bee casts off (Ingram Publishing)

After the success of The Great British Bake Off, the nation has become obsessed with baking.

And following on from this, a new craft-based reality show is preparing to entertain the great British public and hopefully encourage many people to begin sewing and knitting.

The Great British Sewing Bee... read more

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