Political Knitting Needling the Establishment

Sloane, Adrienne
July 2009
Surface Design Journal;Summer2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p14
Trade Publication
The article discusses the significant role played by knitting in addressing the various political issues in the U.S. It reveals that several knitters across the country have created knitting projects which aim to convey their political concerns, which include End Water poverty campaign, "Stitch for the Senate," by Cat Mazza, and "Body Count," by Lisa Anne Auerbach which depict her protest to the Iraq war. Knitters have used different materials in the development of knits with political themes.


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