mutually exclusive activities. In response to a question about the propriety of knitting in church and at other public venues, she informed her dear readers that "There is a centuries-long history of ladies quietly doing needlework while remaining alert to what was going on around them."
The knitting blogs are abuzz with this official approbation of what we proper ladies have known all along: it is not only okay to knit in public, it is downright traditional to do so. So back off, you non-knitting muggles! We have pointy sticks and we know how to use them.
[knitting image: examiner.com]