Knitted Blessings

Hand knitted versions of six Lincolnshire parish churches will go on display at Lincoln Cathedral in August. The knitted churches have all been hand-crafted by community groups as part of the artsNK managed Woolly Spires project and will be on display from August 1 to 30. The exhibition includes one church from each district of…

Royston yarn bomb victim thanks vandals

A yarn bomber says vandals who repeatedly removed her woollen artwork, throwing it around a Hertfordshire town, have done her “a big favour”. Laura Whitford decorated the centre of Royston with colourful nets and bunting to publicise a craft fair on Saturday. The nets have been thrown on to a roof and into trees almost…

Queen Victoria’s Crochet

Trawling through the news searching for anything to do with crochet I found this article, not exactly recent news, but nonetheless interesting! Google seriously needs to change its algorithms, crochet is NOT knitting. What is the link between Queen Victoria, potatoes and crochet? In early Victorian Britain, crochet was often regarded as a cheap substitute…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRIS!

Today Bloke is…erm…*whispers* 49, we don’t really do parties, but there is a rather epic chocolate cake for later, and pizza, and egg ‘n’ mayo sandwiches, as Bloke himself would say, “yes, but not all on the same plate”!! I found you an origami cake, I’m sure you could make it for real, I only…