Knitting pretty! This week's must-have jumpers from Mango, Topshop and more

From left to right clockwise: 25.99, Pull&Bear (0800 015 9735, £95, Oliver Bonas (020 8974 0110, £59, Topshop (0344 984 0264,  £35.99, Mango (0800 026 0028, £133, Jaeger (02920 101432, £35, Red Herring at Debenhams (0344 800 8877, Let’s block ads! (Why?) Daily Express :: Life and Style Feed

Knitting: Ten things you didn't know about the method

1. According to the British Hand Knitting Confederation four million women and 448,000 men in the UK are interested in knitting and sewing. 2. In New York in 2014, David Babcock, a professor of graphic design in Missouri, set a record of 3hr 56min for running a marathon while knitting.  3. The first knitting union […]

From a bear on the frontline to POWs knitting CLIVE PEARSON explores WWII's bizarre tales

GETTY Clive Pearson reveals the stranger side of the fight against Hitler Before war broke out, Hitler and Stalin signed a non-aggression pact. Stalin could have sided with the Allies then, rather than much later, if only Neville Chamberlain had not been so suspicious of communism. As part of the Anglo-French negotiating team, instead of […]

Print out a sweater with Kniterate, a 3D printer for knitting

3D printing is great if you need to create something made of plastic or even metal or ceramic out of thin air. But what if you want something fuzzier and warmer? Something, like say, a hand-knit scarf or sweater? Enter Kniterate, a “digital knitting machine,” that makes it easy to take digital designs and automatically […]

This man helps homeless people from his deathbed

From his deathbed he helps homeless. If we were like this ragwort, the world would be a nicer place. Let’s be better, let’s be as Morrie. If we take the example of ragwort named Morrie Boogaart, homeless people should have a little nicer life. Pensioner from the US Michigan handcuffed skin cancer, and advanced age […]