A Knack for Knitting
In dark times, it’s only natural to look for a beacon of hope.
Meet Sam Barsky, an extremely talented individual with a sense of humor so unique we’re in awe of his dedication to his craft.
What does he do? you might ask. Sam Barsky is an artistic knitter, but he takes his work far beyond merely making clothes (specifically sweaters).
Sam makes very precise, detailed sweaters portraying various landmarks and everyday sites—and then he wears them when he goes to visit. The result? A hilarious and meta vacation wardrobe.
Sam Barsky’s talent aside, his knack for producing uncanny, knit versions of some of the world’s most famous landmarks deserves so much praise.
Of course, half the gig means that Barsky has to travel quite a bit to see some of the world’s best-known tourist attractions, such as the Tower Bridge in London…
…and then hop back across the Atlantic to see Times Square.
A true jet-setter, here’s Sam at Niagara Falls, and may I point out:
HE’S ROCKING A SHORT-SLEEVED SWEATER. This guy is reading for anything.
But his travels—and sweaters—aren’t limited to major sites. Some of his wardrobe is made for far more specific (read: obscure) locations. Keep reading!