During the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration, photographers documented daring expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica. Unintentionally, the photos also recorded the knitwear worn by polar explores. In this excerpt from “Knitwear for Polar Explorers” in PieceWork’s special issue Knitting Traditions Spring 2015, Dr. Angharad Thomas recounts how knitwear served as both a wardrobe staple […]

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