April 2013 News Archive

Club to have a knitting marathon for charity

Online knitting classes bring crafts to busy homes

Many people look to take advantage of their skills and talents when it comes to helping charity, and members of the Northbrook Senior Center for the Knitting and Crochet Club are planning to do just that when they pick up their needles this year.

Carol Wald proposed that the group of 55 to 91-yea... read more

Natty Knitters create woollen garden

Natty Knitters create woollen garden

After months of knitting, a hardworking Australian craft group has created an impressive woollen garden.

The Griffith Natty Knitters are by all means used to big projects, as well as raising money for charity, but this latest scheme was certainly a challenge, Cootamundra Herald reports.

Inside th... read more

Pensioners knit hats for British troops

Scottish woman knits 10,000 hats for Afghanistan soldiers

Pensioners in Gosport are busy knitting hats for British forces stationed in Afghanistan and have so far made a staggering total of 150.

Ladies at the charitable military housing association Cessac House in The Redan, Anglesey in Gosport, had initially begun knitting as a social activity, but now... read more

Morpeth knitting shop receives prestigious award

Yarn bombers weave woolly magic in Northern Ireland

Neighbourhood knitting shops can be havens for craft fans, especially when they're stocked full of lovely yarn and have knowledgeable staff on hand to help you with your queries.

One shop in Morpeth has proved that it is a vital knitting resource for people in the north-east and has been given a ... read more

Kate Middleton is learning how to knit

Kate Middleton is learning how to knit (Getty)

The birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William's first child is sure to be a momentous occasion, as the eyes of the world focus on the newest member of the royal family.

But, for craft lovers, the clothing worn by their firstborn could be of particular interest, after Kate admitted this week that... read more

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