July 2012 News Archive

Gwyneth Paltrow sells first crocheted bikini

Gwyneth Paltrow sells first crocheted bikini

She might be a well-known actress, but Gwyneth Paltrow is also keen to show off skills in the home.

The Oscar-winner has already released her own cook book and now she's selling a hand-knitted bikini online, showing she's a dab hand with both food and yarn.

Gwynnie, along with Julia Roberts and C... read more

Lana Del Rey gives crochet example of festival chic

Lana Del Rey gives crochet example of festival chic

Since her warbling voice arrived on the music scene with tracks such as Video Games, Lana Del Rey has carved out her very own niche in both music and fashion.

Her love of 1960s and 70s gear is forever evident in her styling, as she rocks vintage chic through floral prints and bouffant hairstyles.... read more

Bride spends four months knitting unique wedding dress

Bride spends four months knitting unique wedding dress

Beginner knitters might balk at the idea of one day designing their own homemade clothes. However, with plenty of practice and a sensible pattern to follow, there's no reason not to aim high.

One woman from Huddersfield recently took on the huge challenge of hand-knitting her own wedding dress, a... read more

Get out the knitting needles for a yarn-bombing event

Get out the knitting needles for a yarn-bombing event

The yarn-bombing craze is set to get an even wider following, due to an event in Scotland this weekend.

A Knit in the Park event is to take place at MacRosty Park in Crieff on Sunday, July 29th.

As part of the event, knitters, felters and crocheters are being asked to yarn-bomb the bandstand, p... read more

Father Ted housekeeper unveils knitted designs

Father Ted housekeeper unveils knitted designs

Anyone who has watched the legendary comedy Father Ted will be familiar with the tea-based antics of the priests' loyal housekeeper Mrs Doyle.

The rather dishevelled and frankly a little bit loony character was obsessed with delivering a constant stream of tea on her trolley and rarely an episod... read more

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