People were coming up to him to talk about knitting, which he enjoys, but also distracts from his work. I get to catch up on movies and someone brings me food. While he does outsource some of his large-scale production, he does a fair amount knitting by himself between 5am and 1am.
You can also catch him—live! Afterwards, stick around for the drinks and camaraderie while you stitch—sometimes, there are even visiting knitwear celebrities like Vickie Howell of The Knit Show.
Every piece that you make has a story behind it. And there are men-only groups, like the Hombres Tejedores in Santiago, Chile, which just want to teach men how to make beautiful things. The man of many sweaters visited recently for an episode of Tea with Shira , and brought a few of his favorite, which he made using Lion Brand yarn.
Sam began knitting years ago, and started making sweaters almost immediately. In a video for the American Craft Council , he tells the story of how he got started.
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While shopping at a flea market, he found a few women selling yarn. Recently, he accidentally added someone on LinkedIn — a user who shared the name of a friend he meant to add.
This person happened to look him up, found his website, and ended up writing an article about him! Within hours, it went viral, and many major sites had picked up the story. For instance, a recent sweater depicting a street scene in Las Vegas.
I wear them every day. But he does visit places to teach knitting workshops and sweater design!
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