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Lily Cole + knitting + Innocent Smoothies

 

Lily (who everyone’s favourite model, right?) is promoting Innocent’s The Big Knit.

From the press release: “This year’s Big Knit takes place from 6-29th November.  Behatted smoothies can be found in shops across the land, and for every one we sell, 25p will go to Age UK.  There’s lots more info at www.thebigknit.co.uk.”

 

 

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Nike does knitting. Again.

OMG.

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Three new books I’m excited about

 

 

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Fashion ads do craft

Chanel and Margaret Howell bring the handmade to their glossy ads this month.

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Hendrix got yarnbombed.

Hendrix yarn bombed

“One of his greatest hits was Crosstown Traffic, but perhaps the Jimi Hendrix’s track should be renamed ‘Cross-stitch Traffic’ after what happened to the guitar maestro’s statue at Dimbola, Freshwater,” says the Isle of Wight County Press.

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The royal baby will not, I repeat, will not, be getting a knitted kangeroo from Australia.

Sad times indeed (via Herald Sun)

It may or may not have looked something like this…

(Image from cakescakescakes)

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A knitted Steve McQueen. Obvs.

 

(From Helen at LoveKnitting.com)

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Knit your own Audrey Hepburn

Stitch New York - Handmade Holly Golightly Tiffany's

Just one of the awesome knitting projects in Lauren O’Farrell’s new book, Stitch New York.

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Knitting is good for the economy

Yes, really.

“Knitwear company BS Attwall has announced the creation of 130 new jobs in knitting, design and garment production following a new factory deal in Leicester, UK.”

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Knitting Wars: a new telly show?

Knitting Wars fake TV banner from PBS

No, just a fake billboard from PBS mocking the dominance of ridiculous reality TV shows (via the Wrap).

Ridiculous?! Hmm. PBS, I reckon you need to reconsider that. A sexy, shiny, American version of the Great British Sewing Bee would be rather fabulous.

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