I saw this text (http://www.treehugger.com/culture/dont-stop-knitting-its-keeping-you-healthy.htm) and it made me wonder what do other knitters and crocheters think!
I personally really like the idea of being able to do what I need and being less dependent on stores. When I see sawls for 10 euros, or very cheap hats, I try to create awareness for the fact that it’s mathematically impossible that, that hat is made in a sustainable way (through, say, organic wool) and with fair labor conditions. This especifically applies to stores such as H&M (feel free to share your thoughts on this too: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/30/us-hm-sustainability-idUSBREA0T00C20140130).
Besides, it is a great way of applying our creativity to something practical and useful. Also, combating stereotypes about the kind of people who knit (which are not appropriated!) is something that I enjoy through my knitting…
What’s your thoughts on this? what’s your favorite aspects of being able to knit? 🙂