Yarn fans, there’s an event this month that’s going to make you feel all warm and woolly inside. The Campaign for Wool’s eighth annual Wool Week runs from 7th – 22nd October, and is all about educating, inspiring and promoting the benefits of the fluffy stuff.
The sixth annual I LOVE YARN DAY will take place Saturday, October 15th and to celebrate the yarn industry will come together for another year of “stitching it forward” and spreading the love of yarn world-wide. Fiber fans across the globe are encouraged to share their affection for yarn and stitch it forward by teaching… Continue reading
UK Hand Knitting launches Christmas Stocking Appeal for National Knitting Week, 3 – 9 October.
The best thing about chunky yarn is that knitting and crochet projects grow fast – excellent news for those of us who have a list as long as our arm of things we’d like to make, today. What’s more, chunky yarn is choice fibre for whipping up something cosy such as winter scarves, jumpers and… Continue reading
Meet Purl, a knitting superhero designed by Irena Sophia. Download our free wallpaper inspired by Wool Week for your mobiles and tablets
Bring the look of your favourite interiors shop into your living room. Hook up Kath Webber’s exclusive chevron pillows with this ripple crochet pattern. What’s better than your standard everyday chevron print? One that’s stitched by you in pastel and monochrome yarns, and backed with vintage fabric that’s comfy to sit on – that’s what…. Continue reading
There’s something impossibly adorable about knitting teeny-tiny versions of grown-up things. Take a sock, for instance. Yours is not cute (sorry). But shrink it to baby size and BOOM – all the feels. Plus, while adult knits are often a mammoth undertaking, you can whip up a baby beanie in less time than it takes to… Continue reading
There’s something both bizarro and head-tiltingly sweet about the world of matching family outfits. While we’re not keen on co-ordinating with our partners (a tie to match the dress is about as far as we’ll go) the thought of parading around in matching knits tickles us. Imagine the whole family rigged out in these bobble hats or a… Continue reading
Happy Wool Week, makers. Let’s support The Campaign for Wool by giving all that’s yarny the spotlight. Join us for a week of knits you can wear, decorate with and make from 6-12 October