We Are Knitters’ All-in-One Kits

Make DIY sweaters and beanies easily, even if you're a beginner

Whether you find knitting meditative or enjoy the rebellious act of slow handmade fashion, the season is here for those of us in the northern hemisphere. Design-forward kit-making companies like Kitterly and Wool and the Gang (plus print magazines like Knit Wit) already make it easier than ever to get excited to purl, but another name in the knitting kit world, We Are Knitters has …

Granny Squared at CAFAM

Knitting street artists transform the façade of a downtown LA museum with globally sourced crocheted squares

The giant office buildings and imposing Los Angeles County Museum of Art dotting LA’s extensive Wilshire Boulevard make the quaint Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) look like a little dollhouse. This architectural quality inspired the guerrilla knitting group Yarn Bombing Los Angeles (YBLA) to create Granny Squared, a worldwide project devoted to crocheting colorful squares that, when stitched together, would cover the entire façade …

The End Is Far by Olek

Camouflage crochet in a site-specific installation at Jonathan LeVine

Vibrant and painstakingly executed, the crochet installations from Polish-born artist Olek offer striking embellishment to familiar spots. Blanketing NYC landmarks such as Wall Street’s Charging Bull and Alamo (the Astor Place cube), Olek’s unmistakable work has thrilled residents and tourists alike by adding new dimension to classic monuments. Her latest undertaking, The End Is Far, is a sight-specific installation at Jonathan LeVine Gallery that brings …