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