Have to reblog as the Play Nice! article is simply fantastic. I am a total ambi crafter and do both, with the plan to start sewing! Why can’t we enjoy as many amazing crafts as we can endure?
I have never understood the nasty attitude that is so prevalent among some knitters toward the art of crochet. A fibre art is a fibre art. Back in the day, the more that you were adept at, the better. It speaks to one’s abilities with a craft, an art form. They are different – obviously – and to denigrate one in the interest of proving the other better is just as uniformed as any other biases that humans make up.
I always want to say “Get serious, you crochetphobic twit” to those who turn up their nose when I bring a hook and silk lace to “Knit Night”. I feel like I have to say “Well actually I AM a Master Knitter, I’m just slumming tonight”. I learned both art forms – among many –…
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