Knitting Traditions From Around The World

I learned early on in my textile education the importance of clothing and the value of craft in every culture. In most developing countries, the economy is initially supported by some facet of the textile industry unique to the region. Knitting is no exception. Traditional knitting describes garments and other items produced in various regions…

Weekly Fave!

The above cardigan is an original Bohus Stickning, from a small hand knitting business started in 1939 by Emma Jacobsson, the wife of the Governor of Bohus Province in Southern Sweden. The business began mainly as work relief for women in this economically depressed area. Bohus Stickning became world famous, and a desired fashion item…