It’s a delicious image: the fingers that had once constructed and placed bombs, knitting jumpers and cardigans for their loved ones from prison. In a book called The Lighter Side of Life on Robben Island there’s a chapter on knitting.
Finding The Thread: A Story of Knitting and Crochet in the Cape Lydia Abel For years, the crafts of knitting and crochet retreated shyly from the public eye. Then, a few years ago, and for reasons that may or may not
The Art Book Phaidon REVIEW: Karin Schimke If you’d like to skip the yadi-yada to get to what the book’s about, I have kept the editorialising in black and have highlighted the useful bits in purple. “Art”, like “poetry”, can
BY: Karin Schimke I am often asked when I get time to read so much. Do I have more leisure time than other people? I don’t think so. It took me a while to figure out the answer to this
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