When did knitting come to England?
We know from archaeological finds in medieval cities and surviving tax lists that the use of knitted goods spread in Europe from the 14th century. In England, the manufacture of knitted caps was sufficiently important to merit control by parliament.
Did men knit historically?
Elementary schools that teach knitting to all students — male and female. But the birds-eye view reveals that men ruled knitting for centuries, got side-tracked, and now are finding their way back to the knitting needles.
When was the beginning of the knitting starts to be popular again?
In 1980s machine-knitted items became so cheap comparing to handmade that interest for and popularity of hand-knitting started to decline. With the beginning of the 21st century knitting starts to be popular again.