July 2013 News Archive

Young farmers show off their knitting skills

Young farmers show off their knitting skills

Young farmers have come together to compete in the final of a knitting competition held by a number of groups.

The National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs (NFYFC) and the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) hosted the recent event at the Staffordshire County Showground. It was designed to pro... read more

North Wales woman knitting for charity

North Wales woman knitting for charity

A North Wales woman is putting her knitting skills to good use by creating blankets for a local charity.

Mary Roberts, from Connah's Quay, is approaching her 100th birthday in August but she only has one thing on her mind - knitting blankets for North Clwyd Animal Rescue (NCAR). News North Wales ... read more

Kids Preferred launches range of knitted zombies

Kids Preferred launches range of knitted zombies

Brad Pitt's latest blockbuster World War Z tells the story of a deadly virus sweeping across the world turning people into zombies.

These are not your average zombies however, as they are equipped with speed and agility, a far cry from the dawdling, "brains"-touting undead that many are accustome... read more

Arizona library becomes community craft centre

Arizona library becomes community craft centre

Knitting is a very therapeutic craft, allowing you to unwind and unleash a little creativity.

With its relaxing yet social reputation it's no wonder that libraries and community centres are catching on to all things yarn-related.

In Arizona the Pima County Library's Sahuarita branch began helping... read more

Rowan Design Competition 2013

Rowan Design Competition 2013

Launching 1st July until 1st October 11.59pm GMT.

Brief - Design a garment or accessory using Rowan yarns inspired by the look and feel of the Great Gatsby film.

See yourself as a Rowan designer? Why not enter the Rowan Design Competition 2013 to be in with the chance to have your design featured... read more

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