There is a collective effort in Chili to break down stereotypes surrounding gender roles, specifically with yarn work including knitting and crochet.
The men sit in public and do their yarn work to demonstrate that it is a craft that can be done by men or women, and there is nothing emasculating about doing the craft.
Enjoy this brief video.
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