WWW: “All About Sweaters” radio show, Updating the Cowichan sweaters, Olympic Yarnbomb update
Canada’s CBC radio featured an episode of the show “Definitely Not the Opera” all about sweaters. An hour and a half of wonderful radio about the significance of sweaters in the lives of various people around the world…. she interviews a Holocaust survivor whose sweater became a security blanket, she speaks to knitter making sweaters for penguins, and learns about the origins of the iconic Cowichan sweater. Bonus Canadiana points for a discussion about Roch Carrier’s famous children’s book, The Hockey Sweater and playing Stompin’ Tom’s song “The Hockey Sweater”. Listen to the show on the CBC radio page, or as a Podcast downloadable from iTunes.