The Feminist Power of Embroidery by E. Tammy Kim (Dec 29, 2018)
The Politics of Knitting by Shannon Okey (Holiday 2018)
Stitch by stitch, a brief history of knitting and activism by Corinne Segal (Apr 23, 2017)
The Wartime Spies Who Used Knitting as an Espionage Tool Grandma was just making a sweater. Or was she? by Natalie Zarrelli (Jun 01, 2017)
Many books have been written on the subject, here are a few:
Previously on the knitty blog
Note: this is not a complete list!
This is an incomplete list, and it is mostly a Western-centric list. I am sorry. Many thanks to those who commented on Woolly Wormhead’s Twitter thread, from which I drew many of these links.
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