Category Archive: Crochet

DMC announces new MyBoshi competition

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DMC, the world famous producer of yarns and threads, has announced a new competition. All you have to do is crochet yourself a MyBoshi hat and post a photo of you or a… Continue reading

The Innocent Big Knit is here again

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It’s that time of the year again. It’s time to get out your knitting needles and crochet hooks and knit up some tiny hats for bottles of Innocent Smoothie. For every behatted bottle… Continue reading

IPC Media to Launch Three New UK Craft Magazines

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British magazine publisher IPC Media will be throwing their hand crafted hats into the ring with three upcoming craft magazines titled Craft, Knitting & Crochet and Classics. IPC Media handicraft content is currently… Continue reading

New Snowman amigurumi pattern arrives from DMC just in time for winter

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DMC have released a new amigurumi pattern for Christmas, the Snowman, Snowdog and Billy from the children’s classic The Snowman by Raymond Briggs and its film sequel, The Snowman and the Snowdog. You can see all three… Continue reading

Doctors in Sweden ask parents to stop giving newborns octopuses

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Bringing crochet octopuses to newborns became something of a fad in Denmark when doctors said the toys helped to stabilise the heart rate and blood oxygen levels of the babies. This fad passed… Continue reading

The Knitted Garden to appear at Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts

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Those who have always wanted to combine gardening and knitting are in luck — the UK Hand Knitting Association will be displaying “The Knitted Garden” at the Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts exhibition in EventCity, Manchester.… Continue reading

Gargantuan quilt on display in Irish city of Derry

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This enormous knitted and crocheted quilt is on display in Derry, Northern Ireland as part of the City of Culture event. The quilt measures approximately 50ft by 20ft and has been put together… Continue reading

Polish train gets cosy crocheted coat

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Yarn bombing street artist Olek has been at it again, this time covering an old locomotive and carriages in Lodz, Poland in a very funky jumper. The crocheting was done by Olek and… Continue reading

Saudi businesswomen craft their way to success at Bisat Al-Reeh

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This year’s popular Saudi Arabian Bisat al-Reeh festival, a.k.a. “Magic Carpet” festival, has seen the attendance of numerous businesswomen, including female Saudi crafters. One such crafter, Seba Nazir, told Arab News that she and… Continue reading