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10 Famous Knitters That Might Surprise You

Category:
Garments, Men’s clothing, Women’s clothing
Author:
Let’s Knit
2 Nov 2018
10 Famous Knitters That Might Surprise You

We knitters know that there are few better ways to spend a chilly afternoon than relaxing in front of the fire with a pair of knitting needles – and it seems we’re not alone! We’ve rounded up a few famous faces who also enjoy the craft.

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The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge
Isaaack

It's true – Kate shared her love of knitting during a trip to Scotland, telling reporters it helped her relax during pregnancy

Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning
Kathy Hutchins

Actress Dakota Fanning has been knitting since childhood. She recalls knitting a scarf for Tom Cruise whilst filming War of the Worlds, which he then proceeded to wear around the set

Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl
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The former Grey's Anatomy star seems to have mastered the art, having been quoted as saying: “I knit a lot”.

Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried
Kathy Hutchins

The actress and singer claims to 'knit constantly', calling it a form of therapy – we agree!

Cara Delevigne

Cara Delevigne
Featureflash Photo Agency

The supermodel revealed her softer side when she was spotted knitting before heading to the runway.

Felicity Huffman

Felicity Huffman
DFree

The Desperate Housewives star says she was inspired to knit after having her two children.

David Arquette

David Arquette
DFree

The actor and director is nuts about knitting – he has even appeared on the cover of Celebrity Scarves 2, in which Hollywood actors knit for breast cancer research

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts
Everett Collection

The Oscar-winning actress seems to think knitting is a great way to unwind between filming; she is reported to have had the whole cast of Charlie Wilson's War breaking out the knitting needles

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling
Kathy Hutchins

There are more Ryan Gosling knitting memes on the internet than we can shake a knitting needle at, but it seems the rumours are true. Ryan revealed he actually does knit and learned whilst on set

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato
Kathy Hutchins

The singer thinks knitting is a great way to while away the time spent travelling between gigs, and we couldn't agree more!

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