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  • She buys vintage afghans from thrift shops, uses automated, circular knit looms to create solid or striped pieces and outsources hand-knitting or crocheting to a team of talented yarn-workers around Austin, Texas, where she lives.

    Turning Knitting Into Art That Pops

  • There is simply no way that hand-knitting can produce a living wage, or even very much by way of pin money.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • In 2002, she changed careers to follow her passion and open a hand-knitting boutique, “String,” in New York City.

    We Remember - Esther Jones, 1915 - 1994

  • Thankfully, you no longer have to be a business to get a hold of their superior goods - just this past year, VOFC branched out into the retail hand-knitting yarn world.

    Yearn-Worthy Yarns: O-Wool from Vermont Organic Fiber Co

  • When I commented on the many other errors in my knitting, she said, Well, hand-knitting will never be perfect.

    Post-Turkey Miscellany

  • And a special thank you tonight to Shirley Lanford (ph) in Macon, Georgia, for hand-knitting these two soft little blankets for the twins.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2007

  • The town and the country around is employed in the manufacture of stockings, and which was once famous for making the finest, best, and highest-prize knit stocking in England; but that trade now is much decayed by the increase of the knitting-stocking engine or frame, which has destroyed the hand-knitting trade for fine stockings through the whole kingdom, of which I shall speak more in its place.

    From London to Land's End

  • Of special note is the chapter on Cowichan knitting of the Pacific Northwest, an indigenous hand-knitting industry that continues today.

    A Passion for Knitting

  • She earned her living, working in market research, insurance, puppetry, hand-knitting design and as a 900-line psychic.

    Dory Jones

  • Wensleydale generally used to be famed for its hand-knitting, but I think Askrigg must have turned out more work than any place in the valley, for the men as well as the womenfolk were equally skilled in this employment, and Mr. Whaley says they did their work in the open air 'while gossiping with their neighbours.'



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