The Knitter takes a step back in time to reflect on the role of hand-knitting for the military, visiting the curator of Britain’s largest collection of wartime knitting memorabilia.
The Knitter heads backstage to learn about costume design and what it takes for knitwear to make it to stage and screen. Words: Olivia Gordon
Knitters have long been expressing passion and romance through their creations, as Olivia Gordon discovers.
We’re used to challenging the stereotypical image of knitters as fuddy-duddy grannies. The reality is that knitting has never been more fashionable, and although the long-acknowledged global queen of catwalk knitwear may now be a 78-year-old grandmother, she is one of the most glamorous women in the world…
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy