If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTnews may receive an affiliate commission. Soft, durable and inelastic, cotton thread offers superior stitch definition and is available in a wide variety of weights and vibrant colors. Clothing and accessories knitted from cotton yarnRead More →

There comes a time in life when the most unexpected activities can help calm the chaotic vibrations of the mind, deal with uncertainty, and calm the rhythm of our heartbeats. Here I am, in the middle of a knitting club; the air rings with laughter and joy. Knitting needles moveRead More →

February 5 – While knitting and crocheting were once considered an old-fashioned hobby, a new generation of artisans are taking up their knitting needles and crochet hooks and breathing new life into the activity. Local resident Katie Kirk, 30, said she started crocheting around eight years ago when she wasRead More →

Thermal blankets are experiencing a resurgence on social networks and are gaining relevance in the collection of climate data. (Photo: Knitaly Co./Mary Sturmlaw) Social media users may notice an annual trend that appears on their feeds around late December and early January, as people post colorful knitted blankets, bragging aboutRead More →

Dadesley Crafting CIC is based in Tickhill – the group’s aims are to bring people together, improve mental health and wellbeing and combat loneliness. Michelle Dunn, the group’s director, said: “A lot of times craft classes are expensive and you leave feeling like you’ve wasted your money and can’t doRead More →

In front of the television. In the waiting rooms. In airplanes. A group of Lake County women have spent countless hours knitting, crocheting and, more recently, sewing and quilting to make thousands of handmade items: hats, scarves, blankets, quilts, mittens , washcloths, headbands, toe warmers and even stuffed animals. toysRead More →