Drag hits Mainstream

Drag has finally become so mainstream it’s in the knitting books.

Not since Brian Crossley as Mrs Flower Potts on Adventure Island (or “Bencha Nyman” as I used to call it when I was an avid viewer), has there been such a nonchalant bit of panto cross dressing slipped in to the mix.


from ( "Butch Knits" section of ) Rowan Book 39.
Stylist: uncredited


Blogger Ashley said...

I blame Captain Jack Sparrow. (And by "blame" I mean really quite enjoy.)

7 December 2006 at 2:08 pm  
Blogger carrie said...

oh my, is it really called "butch knits"? really? very kooky.

7 December 2006 at 3:38 pm  
Blogger Madge said...

This cracks me up. And hey, where are the drag kings?

8 December 2006 at 9:42 am  
Blogger knittingphilistine said...

That dude looks hott in his pink stripy sweater! Not really much that is "butch" about Ash, though!

8 December 2006 at 10:10 am  
Blogger littlesnoring said...

Where's his handbag?

12 December 2006 at 7:43 am  
Blogger kate said...

i agree. captain jack, by way of john galliano and keith richards. throw in a touch of willy wonka, by way of marilyn manson, and you just about have it!

13 December 2006 at 2:28 pm  

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