Stitched: Race, Class, and Craft (via thebibliophile Weblog)

This article is very interesting and addresses much more than the issue of knit over crochet!

And just a friendly reminder that ALL crafts are welcome at the Sloss House. Join us with your latest project on Fridays from 12 to 1pm.

Stitched: Race, Class, and Craft For years, I've wanted to write about the race and class dynamics in the resurgent crafting movement – especially in the knitting and crochet communities. From my own experience as both a knitter and crocheter, I know the Looped Yarn Works in Washington, DCunspoken color and class dynamics that can exist. There is after all, nothing like walking into a yarn shop, and promptly being followed around or not offered help, to remind one that cozy yarn … Read More

via thebibliophile Weblog

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The Margaret Sloss Women's Center promotes equity on the Iowa State University campus. Through a feminist lens, the center advocates for individuals and groups; provides support, referrals, community and programming; and maintains a safe space in the Sloss House.

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