Sometimes it’s hard to hate Katherine Heigl. Of course, it should be easy—the Grey’s Anatomy actress has made a practice out of doing things that almost seemed designed to make her fans turn against her (withdrawing her name from Emmy competition because she felt she was not given awards-worthy material from the Read More
Jared Flood is kind of a celebrity on Ravelry.com, the social networking site its users call the “Facebook for knitters.”
A 26-year-old designer and artist, Mr. Flood—who looks the part of a knitter, with his trim, soft beard, square-framed glasses and uniform of self-created cardigans and sweaters—is also known online as Brooklyn Tweed (his Read More
The industrial portion of Ridgewood, Queens, south of Myrtle Avenue was the heart of New York’s knitting industry in its heyday in the 1950’s, but over the past few decades dozens of small mills have buckled against competition from cheaper imports and gone out of business.
Until recently, the area remained largely commercial, but Read More