Is there a knitting "crime spree" going on?! In all seriousness, maybe the criminals doing these acts should retire from their life of crime and take up knitting! The world would certainly be a better place.
"Greerton's giant knitting needles stolen" Be on the look out for these large stolen needles in New Zeland (see pic below) - read all about that here.
"Woman, 71, shot in leg while knitting inside her North Side home" In Pittsburgh, USA a woman was knitting in her home "when she heard her front window explode and felt a pain in her left leg". Thankfully she is reported to be in stable condition with a non-life-threatening injury. See the news video below and read more here.
"Controversial artwork in Beacon detonates opposing views" In Beacon, NY there is a repeated theft of a yarn bomber's hard work. Read more about that here.