Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Throw the machines in the sea.....................

https://www.cntraveler.com/story/why-fair-isle-sweaters-have-a-three-year-waiting-list

Handknit - every time.  Why does everything have to be quick, instant gratification, little human input, always seen in money terms?  Why the commercialisation of everything?  I've been watching this story for a while now, and am against Ms Ventrillon's ideas.  Real Fair Isle knitting will survive at its own RELEVANT SCALE without her mechanised input, bastardisation of the craft  and pushing for her own name up in lights as some sort of saviour of old tradition.  It shouldn't and doesn't work like that.
Don't buy into it.

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