The latest issue of āTextile: The Journal of Cloth and Cultureā is a special edition devoted to knitting. Edited by Jonathan Faiers, it contains articles based on presentations originally given at the conference āIn the Loop 3: The Voices of Knittingā, held in Winchester, September 2012.
The papers are:
āāIn the Loopā: Challenging and Disrupting the Stereotypes of Knittingā ā Linda Newington
āA Sweater to Die for: Fair Isle and Fair Play in The Killingā ā Jo Turney
āKnitting and Well-beingā ā Betsan Corkhill, Jessica Hemmings, Angela Maddock, Jill Riley
āDiscovering Knitting at the Regent Street Polytechnic, 1898ā1948ā ā Anna McNally
āKnitting and the Olympic Games: Clothing, Competition, Culture, and Commerceā ā Martin Polley
āStitched UpāRepresentations of Contemporary Vintage Style Mania and the Dark Side of the Popular Knitting Revivalā ā Emmanuelle Dirix
āKnitting and Catastropheā ā 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