As knitting and the craft scene in general continues gain momentum, hardcore knitters around the world are taking a traditional craft and giving it a well-needed dose of vitality. Sabrina Gschwandtner, editor of KnitKnit, an artists publication dedicated to the new wave of craft, introduces us to the world of extreme knitting in this enjoyable audio slideshow outlining a some of the more creative projects involving knitting.

Attracting college students and grandmothers alike, Gschwandtner went out in search of crafters “who saw the possibilities in handcrafts” and documented them in her new book KnitKnit: Profiles and Projects from Knitting's New Wave.

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