Guerrilla knitter Knitty Graffity has pulled off a spectacular project on Devonport Wharf in Auckland. Covering 75 metres, the Woolly Walk Along is a glorious global collaboration with more than 90 knitters contributing from around the world. As well as a large New Zealand contingent (including Zippitydoodah, Happy Go Knitty and Cotton Kiwi), sections of this extensive urban embellishment have been sent in from Australia, Sweden, England, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, the United States and Canada.
The Truly Terribly Horrible Sweater …That Grandma Knit ·
Debbie Macomber & Mary Lou Carney · Pictures by Vincent Nguyen
For his birthday, little Cameron gets a colourful hand knitted sweater from his grandma. Have you ever received a present that was made with love especially for you – and you didn’t like it? When I was a girl, my grandmother gave me huge underpants that were supposed to keep my kidneys warm. With mini skirts en vogue, warm kidneys seemed to be a major worry for my gran.
New Zealand sock designer Belinda Too, also known as Blendy, has just launched her first book! A stylish collection of 16 sock patterns for adults and children, with an ability level to suit all knitters, Blendy Knits Socks is ideal for lazy knitters (as Blendy … Read more »
25 Bags to Knit: Beautiful Bags in Stylish Colours · Emma King · C&B Crafts I’ve always loved making my own bags, and I’m one of those women who think one can’t have too many bags. Some of my handmade bags have been rather hasty … Read more »
Do you knit in your sleep? Are you an incurable crocheter? Do you secretly foster a burning desire to cover Christchurch Square in crocheted flowers? This may interest you. Imagine yourself crossing Cathedral Square in the depths of winter, when the urban landscape is at … Read more »
Knitters from all walks of life will be out in force around the country this Saturday, celebrating Worldwide Knit in Public Day. Started in 2005 by Danielle Landes, WWKiP Day began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company. It … Read more »