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Olympic Knitting Championship brings global knitters together
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Sep '08
All the talented and renowned knitters have come together in Devon to compete and win the UK Olympic Knitting Championships that is held once in four years. The competition that began yesterday is organized by Reginald Molehusband III. Ruth Kelly, Minister for Opus Dei had come to inaugurate this prestigious event.

This one of its kind event, which gives an opportunity to the knitters to display their excellent craftsmanship, is held at different parts of the globe.

This year, artists from three countries have come in Devon, for winning the Championship by creating awe inspiring and splendid knitted items like caps, sweaters, and scarves using a cotton bobbin and other materials.

The main event is scheduled today that will take place at 'Pig and Slaughterhouse' pub, which is located in the centre of the town. Large number spectators are expected here, to come and get inspired by witnessing great work of art.

Knitting artists opine that more events should be organized to make this craft popular as with the passage of time is loosing its identity.


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