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knitters united

As I travel in both blue states and red it seems like more than ever activism is on the rise. We are all fighting for what we believe in and our rights as an American. This article by NPR gives a historical account of how the needle arts have made a difference throughout the years in getting the message across.… Read more

Lurch Addams Family Knitting

Tedd Cassidy played Lurch, the butler, on The Addams Family, he died at the age of 46. He was 6’9″ tall and also starred in Star Trek and I Dream of Jeannie. He was not only a knitter in the TV show but also a harpsichord player.… Read more

Men Knitting Behind Bars

Some of my favorite knitters (and friends) are men. There is an up tick of men knitters today as noted in this UK article in The Telegraph:  Men’s knitting: is it ‘the new yoga’?

Brandon Mably, a British knitwear designer who runs knitting classes has also noticed a boom in male interest over the past year he says: “I think the stigma of knitting just being a woman’s craft has passed,” he says, pointing to a history of men’s knitting, with many in the army and navy being taught needlework during the war.… Read more

Project Imaginat10n

From Project Imaginat10n:

This time around, we’re setting out to prove Ron Howard’s very own words, “we’re all creative.” Canon and Ron Howard present Project Imaginat10n, a film festival inspired by your photos. What will inspire?

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