The Knitting Noras, a group in Bolton, England, has announced a follow up project to their successful 2010 Naked Knitters calendar: postcards. Â The calendar project raised Â£5,600 for Christie’s Hospital Cancer treatment unit.
The postcards feature bonus pictures from the original photoshoot, and are being sold online, for Â£1 each, Â£4.50 for a set of 5 and Â£9 for a set of 10.Â There’s equal opportunity sauciness – ladies and gentlemen, knitting and crochet.Â Something for everyone!
Proceeds raised will go to After Adoption, a charity group in the UK that provides support and assistance for people affected by adoption.
The cards will also be available at the Manchester Stitch and Creative Craft ShowÂ 3 to 5 September and at the I Knit Weekender in London 10 & 11 September, and at events in the Bolton area throughout the autumn.
And on the other side of the pond, Knots of Love has announced that as of earlier this month they have donated over 58,000 knitted and crocheted caps to to chemo patients and others facing life-threatening illnesses and injuries.
Lantern Moon announces a new line of knitting needles, the world’s first wooden needles made from Forest Stewardship Council certified and sustainably harvested trees.Â And they’re beautiful!
They will be available in September.
Jared Flood has posted stunning photo essay of his visit to the Shetland Islands. First part, second part.