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

Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire to include knitting robot

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The upcoming Machynlleth Mini Maker Faire, located in the heart of the Welsh, countryside, will be the host of numerous inventive and crafty exhibits including Agnes the knitting robot, shown above. The robot —… Continue reading

Knitters banned from local library because of ‘dangerous needles’

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A knitting group from Cramlington, Northumberland, has been told it is no longer allowed to meet in the local library since the library has moved to a new building. The knitters have been… Continue reading

Make knitting magic with The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits

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The Unofficial Harry Potter Knits is a new one-off magazine from Interweave. The magazine features over 30 patterns inspired by the  Harry Potter series, such as house scarves and a good old pair… 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

Feeling Stitchy shows you how to make a back to school pencil case

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Are you getting your kids ready to go back to school? Or perhaps you’re getting yourself ready? In any case, a handmade pencil case is a great way to get anybody into the… Continue reading

Try something new with The Craft Box Company

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The Craft Box Company is an exciting new venture by Katie Wright and Sharmila Lindsay. The idea behind this company is that crafters can purchase a complete kit to try out something new… Continue reading

Innocent Smoothies’ “Big Knit” aims to help the aged

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Innocent Smoothies is once again organising the “Big Knit” for Age UK, a British charity that aims to help and advise older people in their later life with schemes such as home visits,… Continue reading

Emotional quilt by Lynley Ducker banned from Australian exhibition

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A quilt by Australian crafter Lynley Ducker has been denied exhibition at Canberra Quilters Inc Members’ Exhibition by the Canberra Quilters Guild Committee. The quilt in question has been “banned” from the show for displaying… 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

Craft Scotland Summer Show opens today

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The Craft Scotland Summer Show opens today in Edinburgh. A variety of different crafts including jewellery, ceramics, and textiles will be available for viewing and purchasing on the second floor of White Stuff,… Continue reading

Applications for Craftivism Bootcamp in Scotland now open

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The Craftivist Collective, in partnership with Craft Scotland, are holding a three day bootcamp November 1st-3rd in Arboarth, Scotland. If you would like to join this bootcamp you’ll have to be quick, as… Continue reading