A student knits 4,000ft-long of waste material with her arms as needles for an art project at university.
Sandra Charles’ spent 375 hours of knitting 350 strands out of recycled label transfers.
“It’s very difficult to describe but basically uses your arms as needles. It took three hours to make each strand at first – I got repetitive strain injury at one point and couldn’t do any more for a couple of days.”
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Wool on Wheels!
We currently offer free personal delivery to Nuneaton and local areas. We can deliver at a place and time best for you, with a woolly package just for you!
Simply get in touch or add code ‘FREESHIPPINGNUN’ to your shopping basket to deduct the postage price.
We have been chatting to the lovely Catherine Hanby from the above knitting groups located in Rugby. They donate a lot of their woolly projects and time to George Elliot Maternity Unit. We sent them a goodie bag full of knitting bits and bobs to help them with their charity donations. We thought this group do a fantastic job of being able to offer a range of woolly treats to the maternity unit! Well done ladies!
For more information on the groups or if you would like to join please follow the links below:
My name is Sue and I am hooked on knitting, it is therapeutic and it helps me to unwind. I have recently learned to crotchet and I surprised myself how good it made me feel to achieve something.
How did you first learn to knit? What did you make?
My Mum taught me to knit and I made a pink mohair jumper
What is your favorite yarn to use?
What have you got on your needles at the moment?
A jumper for my son in Baby Cashmerino
What do you enjoy knitting the most?
Where is your favorite place to knit?
What do you do whilst knitting?
Who do you normally knit for?
Last of all, what has been your favorite project to make?
A baby christening dress
Some of Sue’s creations:
So 2015 arrived and it came around so quickly!
What have you had knitting on your needles? Things left over for Christmas, garments ready for the summer or things to brighten up the home?
This month Debbie Bliss has launch a range of single patterns!
Patterns range of cardigans, tops, cowls, blankets and much more!
The new pattern range will be arriving with us this week.
Stitching Sewing & Hobbycrafts
The next craft event will be held on 6-8 February at Event City, Manchester.
Visit the popular Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show and find all the very latest supplies and ideas in the world of stitching and creative crafts, with lots of special features to enjoy, plus FREE workshops, talks and demonstrations.
p.s. 26th January is Radio 4 knitting day!
2015 is here and were making some changes!
One of them includes a monthly update to all subscribers.
This will include offers, news, new yarns, discount codes and much more!
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We have added a sparkly new offer to the website!
You can now purchase Noro Kureyon in packs of 10 with a super saving!
Noro Kureyon packs of 10 are available for only £48.60
This is a super saving of £20.90!
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