Friday Night is Health and Safety Film Night: the danger of Knitting

Professor Mal Archaic introduces: "Ah the innocent art of knitting.  Or is it?  Simply the making of something out of wool torn from the back of a sheep and wrapped around two sharp pointed metal objects... or is it?  The QI panel of experts are waiting to discuss this vital topic of national importance. Roll …

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Good Grief Knitting

How knitting can help coping with bereavement distress, work stress, anxiety or illness.

Knitting and Architecture: I knit New York

Kristy Glass, vlogger knitter interviews the creators of the book "I knit New York" and follows the photo shoot for this book - which is chockfull of architecture designs into knitting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mDLCnsIorc Knitted designs include: 42nd and Lex (the Chrysler building) as a cardigan   Interviewed: Kirsten Kapur @throughtheloops on Instagram Kathleen Dames @KathleenDames on …

Knit your own tinsel

Knit your own tinsel!?  No way?  Yes, way.  Arne and Carlos demonstrate, using the "i-cord" technique which stands for "idiot stitch".  The whole demo is unintentionally hilarious, as they share a house and knitting career together yet are very different personalities - and one of the biggest differences is that one of them loves glittery …

Knitting Inspiration: Kaffe Fassett

This 5 minute video lets Kaffe Fassett describe in his inimitable, colourful way, how he discovered knitting and brought his painterly eye to it, bringing a wave of colour into 1980s knitting in Britain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-vR_hi1Gtw Also, don't miss another post on this blog about quilting here.  Both these videos are recorded in his home, which …