Yesterday's Guardian readers are going wild over Libby Brooks's column about new resurgence in craft, which features Prick Your Finger. Libby reports on a new collection of essays from the think tank Demos exploring the idea of 'Expressive Life".
You can read the article at http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jul/09/william-morris-arts-craft-knitting
Guardian readers have left some interesting comments. They complain that we've heard it all before, but PYF thinks we'd better hear it again! Guardian readers seem to think knitting is for posh Londoners, for an elite set or for people waging a class war.
In our knitting shop we seem to meet knitters from every part of society, and all of them have one thing in common; they want to knit for love, practicality, and to impose charm and comfort on the world.