Quote of the Day (7): The Future: Back to the Past – Knitting


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This is about the only prediction I’ll make for the future: We’ll be going back to knitting

As adults discover Facebook and Second Life, the cool kids are realizing that one reality is enough for anyone and are discovering knitting.

Found it while cleaning up my drafts in a (still) interesting article in the Independent by Rupert Steiner [which unfortunately disappeared since posting].

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5 Responses to Quote of the Day (7): The Future: Back to the Past – Knitting

  1. Here in the States, the book “The Friday Night Knitting Club” is on the NY Times best selling list! Absolutely amazing. I think we are really beginning to see a “back to basics” movement emerge, and it is being helped along by the economy.

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