Long Haul Drivers Pick Up Quilting and Knitting to Fill Idle Hours

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: Apr 4, 2010 • References: brandonmably & online.wsj
Truckers are among the increasing number of men who have taken up the manly art of knitting. Knitting helps to fill in trucking down time and has gained a lot of popularity with long haul drivers. One fellow, Tom, sells his knit socks through his wife's Etsy shop. Another fellow, "The Knitting Guy" was keeping quite a nice blog until his mother died, but the old posts are interesting.

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