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For those of you that believe that knitting is a ‘female’ hobby

1. Men don’t knit.

2. Knitting is a woman’s hobby.

3. Knitting has always been associated with women.

1. False 2. False 3. False

 

Civil War Veterans knitting at the Navy League Knitting Bee in New York's Central Park (1918)

 

A look at many of the current popular books on knitting would lead you to believe that all three statements above are true.

For example, a look at Debbie Stoller’s popular Stitch and Bitch book, while a passable guide to knitting, reveals a false history of knitting.

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Read more of the history of men knitting at MenKnit.net

If nothing else, it is a great way to meet women 🙂

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