The latest issue of âTextile: The Journal of Cloth and Cultureâ is a special edition devoted to knitting. Edited by Jonathan Faiers, it contains articles based on presentations originally given at the conference âIn the Loop 3: The Voices of Knittingâ, held in Winchester, September 2012.
The papers are:
ââIn the Loopâ: Challenging and Disrupting the Stereotypes of Knittingâ â Linda Newington
âA Sweater to Die for: Fair Isle and Fair Play in The Killingâ â Jo Turney
âKnitting and Well-beingâ â Betsan Corkhill, Jessica Hemmings, Angela Maddock, Jill Riley
âDiscovering Knitting at the Regent Street Polytechnic, 1898â1948â â Anna McNally
âKnitting and the Olympic Games: Clothing, Competition, Culture, and Commerceâ â Martin Polley
âStitched UpâRepresentations of Contemporary Vintage Style Mania and the Dark Side of the Popular Knitting Revivalâ â Emmanuelle Dirix
âKnitting and Catastropheâ â Jonathan Faiers
Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture, Volume 12 Issue 1, is published by Bloomsbury. Ingentaconnect gives abstracts but unless you have access to a subscription, each downloadable article is $32.99.
Alternatively, the print edition is currently available at a discount, directly from the publishers