Valentine’s Day is coming up and to celebrate, we thought it would be fun to look back through the knitting archives for famous instances of fiber affection. Here are a few of our favorite finds that show off knitting through the decades from our Knitted Romance Pinterest board!
Frank Sinatra with Jane Powell
A true classic, Lucy and Desi from 1941 – with a bit of knitting in hand!
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, I Love Lucy
Some spooky knitting happening on the set of “The Addams Family” – here actress Carolyn Jones (Morticia) is seen working on a sweater.
Morticia, of The Addams Family
Fast-forward a few decades and knitted romance is ever-present in popular culture! Case in point: Marge and Homer Simpson.
Marge and Homer, The Simpsons
Oh, the 90’s! Yes, even that decade dabbled in knitting as seen here on the show no one could avoid, Friends (our apologies in advance if you find yourself unable to stop singing the theme song)!
Janine and Joey, Friends
Finally, our favorite British detective Sherlock (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) is seen working busily away on colorwork sweater!
Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock
We’ve got plenty more Knitted Romance over on Pinterest!
You can find the Knitted Romance pinterest board here:
And be sure to check out our other crafty boards on pinterest:
Knit Picks – Pinterest
What are your favorite fiber-related finds in pop culture?