First Decade Interview with Kaffe Fassett
Digital sound file of First Deacde interview with Kaffe Fassett, 01:06:56.
In this 2015 First Decade interview, American-born textile artist Kaffe Fassett talks about his discovery of knitting and the rise in popularity of the medium in the 70s and 80s. He discusses the emergence of ‘knit-outs’ in America, where crowds would fill city parks to knit and exchange techniques. He talks about craft gender divide and reminisces about his involvement in Crafts Council educational tours. He discusses his relationship with the organisation during the First Decade and talks about the jumper held in the Crafts Council collection.