April 2014 News Archive

Knitting fans turn out in force for Yarn Crawl LA

Knitting fans turn out in force for Yarn Crawl LA

The annual Yarn Crawl LA took place on America's west coast last week, giving knitting enthusiasts from all over Southern California the chance to shop for the latest colourful yarns, meet up with online friends and learn some new skills in the sunshine.

Attendees were invited to visit local yarn... read more

Celebs go crochet crazy at Coachella

Celebs go crochet crazy at Coachella

If there's one good thing about the spring and summer music festivals - besides seeing all the great acts, of course - it's looking at all the celebrity photos to see the latest fashions on show.

Coachella in the US state of California is always the first festival on the calendar and it took plac... read more

Rowan Pure Wool Worsted Mystery Afghan Knit-a-long

Rowan Pure Wool Worsted Mystery Afghan Knit-a-long

Here at the mill, our fingers are positively twitching in anticipation for the launch of our first ever global knit-a-long! With only a few weeks left until we will release the first of the patterns, we’re now able to share with you a few more details about the project:

What’s It All About?
Our f... read more

Crafters to create fitting knitted memorial to WW1 soldiers

Crafters to create fitting knitted memorial to WW1 soldiers

A knitting group based in the West Midlands town of Erdington is working hard to create a beautiful memorial to the soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War.

Members of Creative Moments Craft Group have begun knitting poppies from black and red yarn - and they want to stitch 1,914 of ... read more

Yarn-bombing creates hilarity in north-east England

Yarn-bombing creates hilarity in north-east England

Yarn-bombing is now a popular pursuit across the country, but it usually involves decorating things like streetlamps and railings with bunting.

However, some very different guerrilla knitting has popped up in part of north-east England - and it has caused great delight and hilarity among local pe... read more

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