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Have you got what it takes to knit some­thing that looks good enough to eat? If you want to fill up on knit­ted food fun then join in with The Knit­ting & Stitch­ing Show’s Knit­ted Feast com­pe­ti­tion. Knit­ters are asked to knit food that’s to scale to be dis­played on the ban­quet­ing ta­ble at the Spring Knit­ting & Stitch­ing Show in Lon­don’s Olympia on 3-6th March 2016. Visit theknit­tin­gand­stitch­ing show.com for knit­ting pat­terns and more de­tails.

The Shet­land Is­lands hold cen­turies-worth of knit­ting tra­di­tion and are home to the world’s fastest knit­ter, Hazel Tindall – they’re the per­fect place to take a knit­ting trip! And now you can be­cause craft hol­i­day provider Stitch­topia is of­fer­ing a five-day hol­i­day in­clud­ing a stay at The Ler­wick Ho­tel, work­shops and a visit to Shet­land’s only spin­ning mill plus flights. Hol­i­day in May or July for £1,449 per per­son. Are­na­travel.com.

Coop Knits is so ex­cited about its new yarn it’s called Socks Yeah! This su­perwash merino and ny­lon mix yarn comes in ten shades, with Kun­zite and Beryl below. £5.45, coop­knits. big­car­tel.com

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