Star Knitter, Solihull

Our Kids Knitters are so creative!  Marie Alms, our lovely Knitting For All teacher in Solihull, thought you’d like to meet Thomas Baumber, one of her keen Kids Knit students.  Hi Thomas! How old are you? I am 8 years old.   What's your favourite hobby?...

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We’re off to Ally Pally!

Ever dreamed of running your own business teaching knitting and crafting classes? Come and visit us at the Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace, 11th-14th October.  Knitting For All in partnership with Rowan, are hosting an information area...

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Announcing Partnership with Rowan

We are delighted to announce that we are launching a joint venture with Rowan, an internationally renowned hand knitting brand. We have always understood the value of using natural fibres and good quality yarn in our classes, and Rowan has been a firm...

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Scottish Women’s Awards

This month saw the second annual Scottish Women's Awards, held in Glasgow's Crowne Plaza Hotel and organised by Creative Oceanic. The black-tie event was hosted by TV and Radio Presenter and columnist, Hayley Matthews. The aim of the event was to celebrate...

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Rowan at 40

Rowan is our favourite brand of yarn here at Knitting For All - in case you hadn't noticed already! Rowan was founded in 1978 by Yorkshire men, Stephen Sheard and Simon Cocklin and soon became an international hand knit yarn brand, focusing on high end,...

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Listening Shawl

I have a shawl that I have been working on for several years. I’m knitting it in a long since discontinued Regia 4ply called Hand Dyed Effect, striping two colours together. It’s a very simple crescent shape worked in stocking stitch, and it takes virtually no...

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Kids Knit, as seen on TV!

Since Kids Knit is the UK and Ireland’s premiere children’s knitting programme, we were rather chuffed when the BBC approached our franchisee, Samira Hill, to film one of her Kids Knit classes for a Cbeebies tv show called Down On The Farm. The Cbeebies...

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"My favourite thing about knitting is the beautiful things we make and getting to use and keep such beautiful wool”

Rosie, Kids Knit, Stockbridge

“My son just loves his knit classes, he even knits at home now and will sit for ages concentrating on it which is lovely”

Claire, Tollcross 

"Kids Knit is great, you get to make whatever your imagination tells you, you can chat with your friends and there is lots of fun and crafty things to do."

Ella (10) Kids Knit, Portobello

"Knit Nights are great for everyone. Not only did I learn a new skill but it also gives me the chance to socialise. I also found them a great way to de-stress after a busy day with the kids/work. They are fantastic nights and I can't wait till the next one".

Louise,  Knit Night & Day, Portobello

"Eilidh’s Knit Nights are a great place to bring your knitting questions, learn new techniques or just hang out with fellow knitters. It doesn't matter what level you're at, Eilidh makes sure everyone gets the attention they need. There's always plenty of chat and laughter around the table even when you've all walked in as strangers, it's a very welcoming environment".

Liz,  Knit Night & Day, Portobello

"I tried to learn to knit before - someone showed me how to - but it was only when I came to Kids Knit that I understood - as the teacher knew how to help me”

Sophie, Kids Knit, Lenzie

"In an era of increased technology use by children, I am pleased that my daughter is developing a hobby in knitting. Kids Knit classes have helped Cara gain a skill and a focus that she can continue to develop, while having fun with other children.”

 Elaine, parent of a Kids Knitter in Lenzie