I've always found it fascinating that boys used to be taught how to knit in school and now you see more women/girls knitting then men/boys. The whole culture of knitting is very interesting.
Good luck on your article... happy writing.
OTN - lacy sweater and just beginning another pair of socks - toe up
FO's: garterstitch scarf, dropped stitch cable fingerless mittens, socks for Christmas, and 6 baby hats, cabled toddler hat, hat for mom, MIL socks
My blog: http://knitquiltmom.blogspot.com/
I'm knitquiltmom on Ravelry... I'm slowly loading my projects. I also have several patterns that are being offered as free downloads.