Diversity Series 2017

Talking about diversity as it pertains to knitting & the knitting community.
Guest posting by fellow knitters.

In the Shadow

I decided to shadow knit a disappearing 8′ * 3.5′ image of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. Five hundred hours of charting and knitting and around 2,000yds of yarn.

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Our Sisters’ Keepers

This has nothing to do with knitting. I’m attending a Black Lives Matter event, “My Sister’s Keeper Women’s Conference,” at the end of August and was inspired to help with some fundraising. They’re looking for sponsors and also people to donate for scholarships for women of color to attend. I thought maybe you’d be interested […]

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Diversity in the Fiber World – Guest Post

Hello all! For those of you who don’t know me, (which, I suspect will be many readers), I’m Sarah Dawn of Sarah Dawn Designs. I’m Toronto-based knitwear designer, and I’ve been in the knitwear design world for about a year now. Ok, but an obvious question, why am I writing a guest post on Donna’s […]

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Celebrate Handmade with Maxcine DeGouttes

This year we journey together to explore our knitting roots and learn more about knitters and designers of many different backgrounds. As part of this project, I’ve created a series of guest posts to introduce you to designers who are women of color. In this post, the fifth post in the series, we meet Maxcine DeGouttes and learn about the  Kings County […]

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