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How knitting became the new normal between shows on the BBC

We were very excited when the BBC introduced their new social distancing "idents" for BBC1 - that's the little videos that pop up before programmes - a group of knitters started appearing regularly on our screens. We decided to find out more about the knitters involved. We asked Sicgmone Kludje and Vea Koranteng from Black… Continue reading How knitting became the new normal between shows on the BBC

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Yarn shop etiquette in the new normal

The easing of lockdown regulations means that yarn shops in England and Northern Ireland are now able to reopen and shops are getting ready to open in Wales and Scotland once permission is given. That doesn’t mean that every yarn shop will be open right away or that shops will be operating in the same… Continue reading Yarn shop etiquette in the new normal

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Join our virtual yarn shop treasure hunt to dig up some yarnie prizes

To celebrate many yarn shops preparing to reopen, UK Hand Knitting has launched a treasure hunt to help knitters and crocheters re-discover their local store. There are 14 quiz questions to answer which lead you on a virtual magical mystery tour  around the UK. All the answers can be found on the UK Hand Knitting… Continue reading Join our virtual yarn shop treasure hunt to dig up some yarnie prizes