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17 hrs ago | Wakefield Express
Gwen Matthewman held two world records: the fastest hand knitter at 111 stitches a minute; and the most prolific hand knitter after churning out 915 garments from 11,000 ounces of wool in a year.
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18 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Karen Taylor, owner of Yak 'n Yarn, said the store will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
23 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
"Never move a yarn shop during a polar vortex," said Diane Valvo, who co-owns the shop with her daughter, Mary V. Heyl, who is an English professor at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, and an expert knitter.
It was a labor of love for the volunteers at the Knit-In event Saturday at Immaculate Heart Central School, and it may mean the world to an impoverished child thousands of miles away.
Call Diane for information at 330-686-1086. The group's current focus is producing mittens for newborns and fingerless gloves for patients with IVs to meet a request made by local hospitals.
The Dakota County Star Quilters' annual show, "A Shower of Quilts and More," opens March 26 at the Dakota County Historical Society, 130 3rd Av.
Many of my knitting friends and readers have helped me over the years with 7x9 inch swatches for blankets or complete blankets and hats for the children of mothers going through treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.
I've been healing from a bad cold. Not entirely healed yet, but I'm getting there.
Last week, I wrote a story titled, " Knit a sweater, save a penguin ," about a nonprofit on Phillip Island in Australia that accepts donations of sweaters to be worn by penguins.
As with Reno's music scene of aspiring artists, local standup comics are generating an ever-bigger buzz they hope will carry them toward bigger stages and also gain exposure for talent in the Biggest Little City.
Andrea Fields sells items she made at her shop, Needle Artist and Crafters in Southfield.
On Tuesday I visited a small public space in New York City, the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art .
Mary R. Cole ,102, of Rehoboth Beach, passed from this life in the comfort of her home Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
SMOKERS wishing to quit the habit are being urged by a Richmond yarn shop to try keeping their fingers busy with knitting needles.
Organizers will be planning a series of events and entertainments for the 24 hours of Relay.