Protest Knits: Got needles? Get knitting

Herbert Press #ad - Like other forms of graffiti, yarn bombing can convey a message of protest--or it can just be street art for the sake of art. Australia has the Knitting Nannas, who protest about environmental issues by holding "knit-ins. In the uk, activists from wool against Weapons knitted a seven-mile-long pink "peace scarf" to protest against the country's Trident nuclear weapon program.

In canada, there's the revolutionary Knitting Circle, which first made headlines for their protest at the 2002 G8 summit. Are you in despair? want to work out your issues with some wool? Stay in the loop and protest in style!Knitting and handicrafts have a long history in protesting. Knitting for change is a global activity.

Protest Knits: Got needles? Get knitting #ad - It's time to get your needles and hooks out and change the world. From the easy peasy to the more complex, there are more than 15 projects for some crafty therapy including:- Pussy hat- Trump pincushion- Voodoo doll to customize to the politician of your choice!- Nasty Woman mittens- Perpetually Worried sweater- If You Can Read This I Smashed the Patriarchy socks- Dedicated Follower of Anti-Fascism cushion cover- Nevertheless She Persisted baby hat.

From pussy hats to protest scarfs and voodoo dolls to seriously stylish sweaters, Protest Knits is the book for you. The pussy hat project taking protests by storm has been particularly successful, but it joins a long tradition of crafty activism. Then, a year later, they re-purposed it into thousands of blankets for those in need in war-zones and developing nations.

And down in chile, it's the hombres tejedores knitting men who break down stereotypes and teach other men to embrace the creative hobby.


Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

Skyhorse #ad - With pictures, step-by-step instructions, and tips for crafters of all skill levels from beginner to advanced, bonus patterns, Crafting the Resistance is the book for women’s rights activists on a DIY path to self-determination. Knit, sew, and craft your way to self-empowerment. Including an essay and quotes on the history and importance of craftivism, empowered protestors, DIY activists, Crafting the Resistance is the ultimate book for political crafters, and any woman—or man—who is part of the resistance.

Are you a nasty woman ready to smash the patriarchy with a needle and thread? proudly proclaim your feminism with your very own DIY Bleeding Heart T-shirt? Or stage a protest with the rest of the girls, sewing, wearing knitted Pussyhats? Be part of the revolution by reclaiming the "domestic" arts of knitting, and more—to channel your feminist rage.

Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist #ad - Put your homemaking and protesting skills to the test with thirty-five girl-powered, kickass projects such as: "Snowflake" knitted wristers"Bleeding Heart" T-shirtClear vinyl protest tote bag to speed up security screeningsThe Pussyhat as knitted hats, throw pillows, holiday ornaments, literally, easy-to-make, and cat beds“Nasty Nag” zippered pouchWell read bookmarksAnd More! Take politics into your own hands, and craft your message out into the world.


Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance: Making A Better World Through Craftivism

Mango #ad - 1 best seller in crafts & hobbies, stenciling ─ resistance CraftsCraftivism can be your voice of resistance: Craftivism is a non-threatening form of activism that gives people a voice when they feel voiceless and power where they feel powerless. This master craftivist shows you how to make and use various crafts for political and protest purposes including:EmbroideryCross stitchKnittingStencilingDecoupageStampingand much moreJoin us in the Craftivism movement: Craftivism is a growing worldwide movement in which hand crafted works are being used to highlight political issues, creatively engage in activism, and encourage change in the world.

While it might seem that this most colorful movement began recently, creative resistance has been with us for centuries around the globe, and craftivism and makers stating their mind through the medium of art is here to stay. It is an international movement for our time and noted Craftivism expert Sayraphim Lothian has put together the first-ever tutorial book on craftivism.

Guerrilla Kindness and Other Acts of Creative Resistance: Making A Better World Through Craftivism #ad - In guerrilla kindness: artist, scholar, activist, and YouTube art teacher Sayraphim Lothian gives you an introduction to the art of craftivism, and provides a brief history of creative resistance. Craftivists employ their works to open a space for people to be introduced to issues and to broaden the discussion surrounding them.