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Knitting behind bars

“The men were reluctant at first, complaining that knitting was too girly or too difficult. (…) Now, every Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m., they come to class, leaving their crimes and the hierarchies of prison life behind. (…) They started by knitting comfort dolls, which they gave to children removed from their homes because of domestic issues. (…) ‘I was like, I’m not going to that thing. And then I went, and you were […]