A Nation Of Knitters

January is traditionally the busiest month in the knitting calendar and it appears this yr won’t be any distinct as large winds and stormy weather keeps us Brits inside.  Knitting has also seen a gradual rise in popularity in excess of current many years fuelled by celebrity knitters, the trend for producing and mending and the rise in beneath 35s taking up the hobby. Celebrity craft queen Kirstie Allsopp was voted ideal celebrity knitter during Nationwide Knitting Week last October.

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It is estimated that there are around seven million knitters in the Uk! And handmade knits don’t just have to mean woolly jumpers and socks both. Some of the nicest patterns we have seen are for the house.

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And if you nonetheless don’t truly feel inspired to cast on there are plenty of beautiful books out there that could alter your mind.

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Patterns and books offered from on the internet shop LoveKnitting who also stock everything you will need to get began.