Category Archive: Knitting

DMC release three collections of autumn and winter season knitting patterns

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DMC have released three new collections of knitting patterns which combine with their range of yarns to make cozy autumn and winter clothing and accessories. The three collections are: Metal Chic, inspired by… Continue reading

In the Loop 4 – call for papers

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In the Loop is an international conference run by the University of Southampton designed to bring together the different aspects of knitting, whether it be from a handicraft or artistic perspective, or that of… 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

Rosemary’s knitted hairdo

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A few days ago we wrote about knitters helping women recovering from breast cancer, but today we have a story about a knitter from California helping herself during chemotherapy. Rosemary Capitolo has become… Continue reading

Breast cancer patients given Knitted Knockers

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Knitted Knockers UK has found crafty way to help breast cancer patients. Volunteers knit and crochet breasts to replace silicon prosthesis which are often given to NHS patients after mastectomies. Many patients feel the… 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

Yorkshire knitters gear up for Tour de France

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This year’s Grande Départ of the Tour de France will be from Yorkshire, starting in Leeds and ending in Harrogate. To celebrate this Harrogate knitting shop Baa Ram Ewe will be publishing a… Continue reading

Knitted Hang Glider to Raise Money for British Hospice

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Crafter Kay Burns of Chadderton, England, is on the hunt for support from local knitting groups to help create a knitted hang glider to raise money for Dr. Kershaw’s Hospice in Oldham —… Continue reading

A mile of mice knitted to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society

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  Libby Swindells from Trafford aimed to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society, a charity that helps improve the quality of life of those suffering from dementia. To do this she decided to… Continue reading

Australian toy knitter exposed after eight years of secrecy

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After eight years of receiving secretly donated knitted toys, the Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, now knows who to thank. The mystery knitter was revealed to be Coral Cove resident Evelyn Dee, whose packaged… Continue reading

NeuroKnitting makes scarfs from your brainwaves

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NeuroKnitting is a collaboration between artists Varvara Guljajeva and Mar Canet, and Sebastian Mealla, researcher at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. The trio recorded volunteers’ brainwaves while they are listening to the first seven variations of… 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