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Old 11-18-2005, 04:51 PM   #1
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You know knitting is popular...
when the models in the Urban Outfitters catalog are doing it! I was flipping through and noticed this girl had yarn in her bag and on the table, and then if you look really really close, you can see needles and yarn in her hand. :D
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Old 11-18-2005, 04:53 PM   #2
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thats kinda neat!
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:36 PM   #3
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I don't know how I feel about this. Are they co-opting knitting and making it seem blase? Or is it making knitting empowering? :thinking:
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I don't know--I do think it's trendy right now but it will probably drop off at some point like all trends. However, I think it will bring a lot of new people to knitting, whether they stick with it or not. The Urban Outfitters people probably just heard it was popular and stuck it into the ad.
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Originally Posted by Mer
I don't know--I do think it's trendy right now but it will probably drop off at some point like all trends. However, I think it will bring a lot of new people to knitting, whether they stick with it or not. The Urban Outfitters people probably just heard it was popular and stuck it into the ad.
Yeah I feel like that too. Like bringing new people to the fold is good and all but if folks see this ad then what kind of knitters will we get? Hmmmm.... :thinking:
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Ya know what? I'm being too judgmental. The more knitters the merrier! Forget everything I just said :rollseyes:
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Ya know what? I'm being too judgmental. The more knitters the merrier! Forget everything I just said :rollseyes:
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:rofling:

I think that you probably wouldn't even notice she was knitting in this ad unless you were a knitter already--it's very hard to tell.
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Who knows? Maybe the model is already one of us and couldn't stand sitting around without her knitting nearby!!
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