I don’t know about you, but I really like listening to or watching things while I’m knitting, especially if what I’m knitting isn’t too complicated. This week, I stumbled across two different hour-ish long BBC special programs that were really wonderful. You might enjoy them, too :)
First, “The Fabric of Britain: Knitting’s Golden Age”! It follows some milestones in the history of British knitting throughout most of the twentieth century. There is some amazing material (PUN ALERT) in this program. I especially loved the bits about knitting for the war effort during WWII, and the amazing, crazy, over the top colourwork sweaters worn by TV newscasters later in the 20th century.
The second awesome program, which you should really, really watch, is “Fabulous Fashionistas”. It contains interviews with six amazing women, all over the age of seventy, who are more fashionable than I have any hope of ever being. Their life philosophies, love of colour and style, and desire to keep enjoying life and attracting attention are, not to be cheesy here, completely inspiring. I loved loved loved this program – don’t miss it!
What are you watching or listening to? I am always looking for new things to keep my eyes and ears busy :)