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Get creative and help Innocent’s Big Knit collect a record two million hats

This year’s The Big Knit, from Innocent, is calling knitters, crafters and creators to submit their weird and wonderful woolly designs, to make it the biggest ever. The campaign run by Innocent, the smoothie company, raises money for Age UK by asking knitters and crocheters to create hats for the drink bottle. For every bottle… Continue reading Get creative and help Innocent’s Big Knit collect a record two million hats

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Knitters have their own hygge

There is a lot of talk at the moment about “hygge” and a lot of different explanations about what exactly it is. I’ve variously read that it is a Danish, a Norwegian or a wider Scandinavian idea and come across a lot of different explanation of what the word means. However, there are some things… Continue reading Knitters have their own hygge

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Volunteers wanted for Knitting & Stitching Show at Harrogate

The Knitting and Stitching Show at the Harrogate International Centre is just around the corner and we are looking for volunteers to pass on knitting and crochet skills to visitors. You can read more here about volunteering if you haven't helped on one of our stands before, The show runs from Thursday 24 November to Sunday 27… Continue reading Volunteers wanted for Knitting & Stitching Show at Harrogate

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Knitting monogamist or a project for every occasion?

So are you a knitting monogamist who sticks to one project until the bitter end or do you have two three four or more projects on the go at any one time? I’ve come across lots of different names for the latter group (some of them not that polite) but I like the term I… Continue reading Knitting monogamist or a project for every occasion?