Record knitter, Gwen Matthewman
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Gwen Matthewman, champion knitter, is remembered

Tributes have been paid to a record-breaking knitter who could knit more than 100 stitches in a minute.

Gwen Matthewman, from Streethouse, near Featherstone, in West Yorkshire, has died at the age of 86.

Her knitting skills took her into the record books, on to TV and around the world to Japan and America.

  • 11 Mar 2014
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