06 Sep '11, 9am

It's #WoolWeek in the UK: a time to celebrate the warm, natural and environmentally-friendly fibre that is wool.

Everyone is getting in on the act. Liberty , an old and respected department store, is going all-out. They are holding learn to knit classes in the store. You might even learn how to knit this free pattern of a warm and woolly scarf: just in time for Christmas, if you start now... This Union Jack scarf , or Union Jack pillows would be a treat for you or a friend. Photo: B. Alter These adorable little sheep were resting from all the excitement in front of Jigsaw, an English chain store. They are asking customers to knit a square of fabric for HIV charity KasCare , which will sew the squares into blankets for children with AIDS in South Africa. Wool Modern is the really big show. The exhibition features wool creations loaned by the big names such as Burberry, Alexander McQueen, Maison Martin Margiela and John Galliano. More on that soon. Photo: topshop Izzy Lane is one desig...

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