NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 5: Fashion model Amanda Moore (L) learns how to knit at a knitting party hosted by IMG Models at Knit New York February 5, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Sam Barsky, a self-described “knitting artist” from Baltimore, is here to bring you the joy of knitting. And traveling. And photography.


Thanks to my pal Lee on Facebook for introducing me to Sam. Now, I’m introducing him to you. Enjoy.

  • Niagra Falls

    29.) My first of two Niagara Falls sweaters. Our honeymoon site. Bought yarn to make it on our way home from our...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Wednesday, February 9, 2022
  • Golden Gate Bridge

    26.) My Golden Gate Bridge sweater. Took the picture after driving across the bridge while wearing it in 2013. Hope to...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Monday, February 7, 2022
  • National Mall

    23.) This sweater features the Capitol on the front and the Washington Monument on the back. Some eyelash yarn is used...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Friday, February 4, 2022
  • Huntsville Space Center

    22.) Man on the moon sweater, inspired by a museum display on the topic. Picture taken during my visit in 2013. Hoping...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Thursday, February 3, 2022
  • Tower Bridge, London

    21.) This is my second Tower Bridge sweater. I made it because I had originally wanted the sky on my first one to have...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Wednesday, February 2, 2022
  • Camden Yards

    18.) My Oriole Park at Camden Yards sweater. Made this in response to not having anything to wear to Orioles games. Had...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Sunday, January 30, 2022
  • Shedd Aquarium

    14.) My shark sweater. Made of only 3 yarns all from the same line. Spent a year in 2004 hanging in the American...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Tuesday, January 25, 2022
  • National Air and Space Museum

    13.) After knitting a map of the world (from a pattern), the planets just seemed so natural. I had the idea back then....

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Monday, January 24, 2022
  • Venice, Italy

    11.) My first of two Venice sweaters. Made it a long time ago, got a picture wearing it there during my visit to Venice...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Friday, January 21, 2022
  • New York City

    10.) My first sweater of a city skyline. Made it after 9/11 as a tribute, inspired by images from the paper on 9/12 that...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Wednesday, January 19, 2022
  • Windsor Castle

    3.) My first short-sleeved sweater. Featuring a castle on an island, I intended it as something very generic at the...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Wednesday, January 12, 2022
  • Brattleboro, Vermont

    1.) This is my first sweater that I knitted freehand without a pattern back in 2000. It was only 17 months after my...

    Posted by Sam Barsky on Monday, January 10, 2022

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