Fiber Artist Freddie Robbins Explores the Human Condition

Fiber Artist Freddie Robbins Explores the Human Condition

“Knitting comes with many preconceived expectations, it is ripe for subversion. Knitting is a common art. Everyone has some form of relationship with it. Even if they don’t like it people aren’t repulsed or intimidated by knitting. They come to it with all guards down, expecting it to be gentle, homely and cosy. It is the perfect medium to talk about difficult issues.”

‘Bad Mother’ 2013, Freddie Robbins | Photo credit: Douglas Atfield

‘Basketcase’ 2015, Freddie Robbins | Photo credit: Douglas Atfield

Earlier this year, Knitting Industry Creative interviewed Freddie. Read it here.





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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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