May 2014 News Archive

Emulate Alicia Silverstone with a cute knitted dress

Emulate Alicia Silverstone with a cute knitted dress

Clueless became a surprise hit when it was released in 1995 and went on to have something of a cult following, in no small part due to the film's star, Alicia Silverstone. With her blonde hair and iconic style, young girls around the globe were soon trying to emulate her look, which was character... read more

Babies in Africa to benefit thanks to big-hearted knitter

A man learnt to knit so that he could send baby bonnets to Africa.

Newborn babies in parts of Africa may get a better start in life thanks to a kind-hearted man in Leeds who taught himself to knit in order to help them.

John Ahn from the Leeds Dental Institute had never picked up a set of knitting needles let alone a ball of colourful yarn until last year, when ... read more

Enjoy the Highland Wool Festival this weekend

Enjoy the Highland Wool Festival this weekend

An exciting new crafty event is taking place this weekend and could be the ideal day out for people who are in the Scottish Highlands - or who are willing to travel there.

The first ever Highland Wool Festival will be held at Dingwall's Mart venue on Saturday (May 24th) from 09:30 until 16:30 BST... read more

Arizona woman proves you're never too old to knit

Fashion designers recruit Dutch grannies to create knitwear

A woman living in the US state of Arizona has proved that you're never too old to pick up your knitting needles and pursue your favourite crafty hobby.

Evelyn Holmes lives in the Country Club of La Cholla retirement community and she turned 102 in April, the Arizona Daily Star reports.

For five y... read more

Harry Styles outed as a knitting enthusiast

Harry Styles outed as a knitting enthusiast

We already know that there are lots of celebrities who like to unwind by picking up their knitting needles and colourful yarn to get crafty in their downtime.

However, what we didn't know was that Harry Styles is apparently one of them. An unnamed source has told the Daily Star that the One Direc... read more

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