Before I was a designer, I hosted a knit-along called the Knit Diverse KAL. I saw a serious lack of POC and LGBTQIA+ creators in the fiber industry getting the pay and exposure they deserve. The reason I came into designing after the KAL was because I wanted to work with and yarn producers from historically marginalized communities. I felt that by developing relationships with publications and brands I can also position myself to advocate for fellow LGBTQIA+ and POC creators as well as smaller farms and mills…
Just a few ways your making practice is already making a big change. Learn what they are so you can expand your practice as a radical act for justice in other ways, so that we can go forth and make changes to our practice with purpose.