For as long as people have knitted, they have gathered to share their craft0I4and each others company. Knitting bees brought industrious colonists together to socialize. Knitters joined forces during the World Wars to knit warm socks for soldiers. And today the bond between knitters is as strong as ever, with knitting circles springing up in neighborhood coffee shops and community centers, making their way online, and taking up social causes. This book puts the knitting circle, with all its profit and pleasures, within reach of anyone who wants to Knit It Together. A delightful, practical resource for knitters hoping to start or join a circle, or for a knitting circle looking for patterns or inspiration, the book provides how-to tips as well as wonderful stories of knitting circles past and present0I4and best of all, a collection of patterns designed to be completed in a group.Revolutionary Knitting Circle protests often display this simple resourcefulness by quietly knitting as a group to demonstrate their alarm at ... 2. It imparts value. Sweatshop labor lowers the cost of many goods, making buying more attractive than making. ... Now, she sees how much hand-knit baby booties go for today, and it affects her decision to knit or to buy. The revolutionary knitter, however, still picks up those needles; doing so outweighs passive low prices with active ability.
|Title||:||Knit it Together|
|Author||:||Edited by Suzyn Jackson|