September 2012 News Archive

Charity knits jumpers for homeless canines

Charity knits jumpers for homeless canines

Come winter the temperatures plummet and you'll no doubt reach for a blanket or jumper to keep you warm indoors.

But spare a thought for the individuals who sleep rough on the streets and their doggy companions.

Knitters are now being urged to help "keep canines cosy" by making them their very ow... read more

Knitter required for Cardiff John Lewis team

Knitter needed for Cardiff John Lewis team

Are you forever impressing people with your knowledge about knitting? Do you love offering advice and helping friends out when they've purled themselves into a bit of a pickle?

If so we'd love to hear from you! Rowan yarns are seeking a part time consultant to join our John Lewis concession in Ca... read more

Saltburn yarnbombers stay a 'tight-knit secret'

Saltburn yarnbombers stay a 'tight-knit secret'

Yarnbombers are the superheroes of the craft world, meaning they will often go to huge lengths to keep their identities a closely guarded secret.

The knitting community in Saltburn is making sure to protect its yarnbombers, after their recent wool figure of naked Prince Harry put them on the map... read more

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

The Big Knitathon opens for registration

The Big Issue Foundation is hoping to break a world record with its Big Knitathon.

Whether you're seasoned pro or you fancy picking up knitting needles for the first time, the charity is looking to recruit as many participants as possible for its sponsored event.

This is a great opportunity to be... read more

Cinema knitting event arrives in Norwich

Cinema knitting event arrives in Norwich (thinkstock)

Knitters frequently sit in front of the television or by the radio while perfecting their pieces, it's certainly a craft made for multi-tasking!

With this in mind, the Craft Council's Craft Club is trying to get people to bring their knitting out of the house and to the cinema, as part of a new a... read more

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