Tag: creativity

January 12, 2009 /

“Is knitting a creative activity? It is certainly a productive one – there is an output from the process. The outputs may vary in quality, for sure (well, mine do anyway) but is there a scale for creativity as well as for quality? …

…I wish to be entirely free in my design choices also. I may be creative in only a very small way but I do relish that piece of creativity. I get a real buzz from seeing the realisation of my personal vision and knowing that I was absolutely correct in my choices…”

I ponder on the question of whether knitwear designers should control the outcomes of projects that they have designed – and whether the paid designer’s creativity is of greater value than that of the humble knitter.