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

DMC releases Christmas characters mini kits

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Hallowe’en has not quite passed us by yet, but it’s never too soon to start on your Christmas crafting. And a good way to start might be with one of these adorable mini kits released… Continue reading

Artist turns cat-calls into cross stitch

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All women have probably heard it at some point in their lives — you’re just walking down the street when a stranger feels the need to tell you how good (or bad) you… 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

MCM Birmingham Comic Con craft round-up

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It’s been a week since MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Michael and I had a great time! There was much to see, much to do and plenty to buy. As usual, there were… Continue reading

CraftiHub goes to MCM Birmingham Comic Con

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MCM Birmingham Comic Con is here again, and Michael and I are headed on down! In May we went to MCM London Comic Con and reported on various video game, comic book and… Continue reading

NASA Astronaut calls on the people of Earth to finish her space themed quilt

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NASA Astronaut Karen Nyberg has created a quilt block during her stay in the International Space Station and is now calling on the quilters of Earth to help her finish it. NASA is known to… 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

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