Sarah Van Norman is working on a Masters of Philosophy in Ethnic and Racial Studies. What's her dissertation topic? The working title is "The esoteric underpinnings of hand knitting in late modernity: An auto ethnographic exploration into knitting circles among university students in Canada".
The Warm Up America Foundation provides an organized program and both knitting and crochet patterns for groups and individuals interested in making afghans and blankets for people in need. Adult-sized blankets (approx. 49" x 63") are usually made of 49 r