Why I knit

When I tell strangers about my “little hobby”, eyebrows often fly up… Here is an illustrated answer to all who wonder why people knit their clothes instead of buying them.

First let’s take a look at a selection of items from the Spring-Summer 2015 collection by a big fashion retailer…

Strange Clothes Collage

Copyright: won’t tell to avoid compromising a long-loved retailer… To give them justice, not all of their items are like this.

And now – a couple of samples of handmade knitwear:

Beautiful Knits Collage

Copyrights, left to right: © Interweave Knits, © SoHo Publishing, © Kate Davies Designs

Any other questions?

PS: The patterns shown above are One Way Tee by Debbie O’Neill, Short Sleeve Pullover by Rosemary Drysdale and Epistrophy by Kate Davies.

PPS: One of these days I’ll learn to sew too. Just because…

strange pants

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