Purl Jam: Finland Hosts Heavy Metal Knitting Championship

Participants shared a simple goal: to showcase their knitting skills while dancing to heavy metal music.

  • Published 12 July 2019

JOENSUU, Finland (AP) — Armed with needles and a yarn of wool, teams of avid knitters danced to the deafening sounds of drums beating and guitars slashing at the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship in eastern Finland. With stage names such as Woolfumes, Bunny Bandit and 9" Needles, the participants shared a simple goal: to showcase their knitting skills while dancing to heavy metal music in the most outlandish way possible. "It's ridiculous but it's… Read at AP News