BY Marissa Dubecky
on Dec 08, 2014
Artist Kate Park has created some snuggly, knit Morrissey dolls that are full of character and perfect for the holiday gift buying season.
You need to check out the awesomely stern expressions on these handmade Moz Dolls, which don detailed Morrissey-inspired outfits, and are even holding itty-bitty microphones. Read More
BY Sonia Edwards
on Aug 08, 2014
The artist, Lucy Sparrow
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BY Emily Robinson
on Jul 09, 2014
It’s no secret that over here at BUST we consider ourselves huge fans of all things knitting (Stitch ’N Bitch, anyone?). But knitting as activism? Way cool.
Last week in South Burlington, Vermont, five women took to the lobby of a Vermont Gas Systems office, staging a “knit-in” to protest a pipeline expansion. According to the research of one protestor, Jane Palmer, they had reason to believe that a pipeline permitting process was being mishandled (which requires a series of applications and regulations for the company to fulfill). Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on Mar 28, 2014
The next time someone asks who you're knitting that sweater for, say your brain.
It's long been assumed that creative types like Sylvia Plath are somehow more susceptible to depression, when in fact the opposite might be true; writing poems may have been her brain's way of fighting depression.
"When we are involved in (creativity), we feel that we are living more fully than during the rest of life," says Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. "You know that what you need to do is possible to do, even though difficult, and sense of time disappears. You forget yourself. Read More