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Weird and wonderful knitting and crochet: share your photos

For a chance to feature in the November issue of Guardian Do Something, we’d like you to share photos and stories of your best knitted and crocheted creations<p>Your contributions so far<p>From knitted frog entrails to crochet mould, wool has only got weirder and more wonderful in recent times. We would …

Crafting

People In Spain Knitted Blankets To Help Syrians Prepare For Winter

Each blanket includes a label reading "We are with you."<p>As winter approaches and wars rage on in Syria, a group of women and girls more than 3,300 miles away are doing their part to make sure people displaced by the violence are able to stay warm.<p>On Monday, the Syrian People Support Association, a …

Amnesty International

Help Refugees Keep Warm And Make For Knit Aid | Top Crochet Pattern Blog

Shahnaz Ahmed set up Knit Aid in response to the refugee crisis in Europe – in particular, the many refugees that have travelled to Calais and been …

Yarn

In the Mood for… Cozy Knits

When it’s too chilly for bare arms and too warm for parkas, a chic chunky knit feels just right. (Just ask Drake…) Throw one on and get inspired with this cozy glance at the <i>W</i> archives.

Knitting

Science Says Knitting Makes Humans Warmer And Happier, Mentally

“Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either.” – Elizabeth Zimmermann<p>My mother was a …

Knitting

This Woman Is Extreme Knitting Giant Blankets And They Look So Cosy

I must have one of those huge blankets.<p>"The command was as terrifying as it was profound and it woke me from my sleep. But I had asked for guidance from the universe for so long that I didn't dare question my vision. There was no way I wasn't going to listen to it."

Favorite Textured Knit Slouch Hat

The amazing texture on this slightly slouchy knit hat is so easy to achieve. Super simple to make, but so cozy and fun to wear.Free pattern!<p>164<p>918

Knit a Shawl this Fall

A shawl designed for beginner knitters who want to take their skills to the next level. Includes link to Free pattern and knitting tips.<p>147<p>1811

Crafting

16 best men's knitted jumpers for keeping warm this winter - Telegraph

Secret Garden

I am happy to say that my new <i>Secret Garden</i> shawl design is now available to purchase as an individual pattern!<br>This shawl was originally released as …

Knitting