Monthly Archive: March 2014

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Knitting News – 31 March 2014 – Knitting for health

The last day of March already, where has the month gone. We’re well into Spring now. The clocks changed to summer time here yesterday, so the evenings are brighter. More knitting time, I say! Here’s this week’s news, and don’t forget you can follow me on twitter to get the...

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Knitting News 24 March 2014

In this week’s news: a 100 year history of knitting, knitting as a male pursuit, and knitting to stop smoking. Spring has technically arrived, though looking out the window it’s hard to belief. It’s been absolutely bucketing down for most of the day, and the weekend was freezing. Even when...

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Knitting News 17 March 2014

This week we have penguins (again), artists unravelling high fashion knitwear, and yarn bombing the Tour de France. Happy Paddy’s Day everyone! I realise for most of you it’s not a national holiday as it is for me and my family, but I hope you all get to enjoy it...

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St. Patrick’s Day knitting

Monday is St. Patrick’s day. It’s Ireland’s national holiday, so we all get a day off, watch the parades, enjoy a bit of family time, and maybe have a drink or two. Of course, Paddy’s day (no, not Patty’s day) is celebrated the world over by the Irish community and anyone who...

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Social Media for Knitters – Pinterest

The knitting community has become firmly entrenched online in the last few years. In fact, I really believe that the revival of yarny crafts such as knitting is in no small part due to the fact that knitters can now socialise and exchange patterns and skills online. Social networks play...