Tuesday, October 18, 2016

A knitting pattern copyright discussion on Instagram

I found out about this discussion because I saw this (you need to read the information under the photograph)

A photo posted by Felicity Ford (@knitsonik) on
which was reposted by others, and led to one person sharing their photograph of the hat they had knitted with the original pattern, calling others to do the same...
...which led to more people sharing their photographs...
There are more examples at #getyourbabblesoot.

 Only a few days ago the pattern creator had shared
I thought this was an interesting way of dealing with copyright misuse. They are working through Ravelry as well.

An update has been posted by the original designer. It is worth checking the number of likes and comments as there is a lot of solidarity being shown.

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