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The eternal appeal of the Aran sweater

'House of Gucci' went viral for it in March. Eight months later, it's still one of the film's premier looks.

On Dec 10, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Have you ever burned plastic to your skin?’: Crochet TikTokers warn people against making potholders with acrylic yarn

It's a matter of safety.

On Nov 3, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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How knitters are making their favorite garments from pop culture

Bernie Sanders' mittens are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to reverse-engineer knits.

On Feb 4, 2021 by Michelle Jaworski

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A brief introduction to ‘Star Wars’ knitwear

It’s a wrap!

On Nov 16, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski

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Knitting didn’t just suddenly become political

One woman blames 'online knitting mobs' for making knitting political.

On Jul 30, 2020 by Michelle Jaworski

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Disabled users say Ravelry’s new site design has given them seizures

'I'm not able to use the website without pain.'

On Jul 2, 2020 by Trinady Joslin


Knitting social network bans all posts supporting Trump and his administration

Trump supporters are still allowed on the platform—just not pro-Trump rhetoric.

On Jun 23, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

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These cuddly crocheted Pokémons could be coming to a PokéStop near you

‪The #CrochetGO‬ Facebook group has grown to over 1,000 members in just a few days.

On Aug 20, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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Etsy’s weirdest, most NSFW Valentine’s Day gifts

Valentine's Day has traditionally been about romance, not sex—which is, let's admit, full of crap.

On Feb 9, 2015 by Jaya Saxena

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Mittens-for-koalas campaign may be a stunt, is definitely unhelpful

Cute idea, just not a good one.

On Jan 9, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Ravelry group knits toys for every Sandy Hook student

A group on the popular knitting and crocheting website Ravelry is creating handmade stuffed monster toys for all 600 kids at Sandy Hook Elementary, to provide comfort after Friday's horrific shooting.

On Dec 19, 2012 by Michelle Jaworski

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Daily Fluff: Cat’s knitting is “getting better”

This cat clearly has improved since joining online knitting community

On Dec 4, 2012 by [email protected]

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Ravelry offers Stephen Colbert free socks for life

The online knitting community thinks Colbert is just the person to cover the controversy over their Ravelympics event, and they're offering him a lifetime supply of handknit socks to do it.

On Jun 26, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini

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Ravelry renames Ravelympics under pressure from U.S. Olympic Committee

Although the USOC has apologized for some nasty comments about the online knitting community, Ravelry will still have to rename its annual knitting and crochet contest.

On Jun 25, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini