Boys Will be Boys Collection by Wool and the Gang

London's resident knitwear enthusiasts introduce a chunkier range for men

As temperatures continue to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s officially the season to begin wrapping up. Just in time, the beautifully groomed and crafty designers at Wool and the Gang introduce their new ready-made collection for men, titled “Boys Will Be Boys,” ideal for discerning gents who prefer a chunkier class of knit. Described as “serious and wild,” the new collection remains hand-knitted by …

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 …