The British Olympian Tom Daley final week launched a line of knit kits after images of him knitting through the Tokyo Olympics in August went viral.
The Olympic diving gold medalist, 27, launched his new enterprise, Made With Love By Tom Daley, in an Instagram post on Nov. 22, and formally launched the model two days later.
“It’s been a journey for me that began once I first picked up my knitting needles in March 2020,” Daley wrote on Made With Love’s website. “Quick ahead 18 months and I’m so proud to introduce these kits to you all to be able to expertise the enjoyment I discovered studying to knit.”
Kits can be found for newbie, intermediate, and superior knitters and crocheters, and embrace needles, biodegradable yarn, and knitting patterns. The current collection options vests, cardigans, sweaters, stockings, a blanket, and a stuffed flamingo. A winter hat sample has already offered out.
The worth of every equipment ranges from £30 to £125, or about $40 to $166.
Daley captivated worldwide audiences through the Tokyo Olympics this summer time when he was seen knitting in the stands after successful gold within the males’s 10m platform.
“The one factor that has stored me sane all through this entire course of is my love for knitting and crochet and all issues stitching,” he said in a video posted to his @madewithlovebytomdaley Instagram account, which he used to publish images and movies of his knitting and crocheting initiatives earlier than launching his firm of the identical identify.
Later, after finishing a pouch for his medal, Daley confirmed off an elaborate handmade Olympic cardigan.
“After I bought to Tokyo, I wished to make one thing that may remind me of those video games. One thing that I may say I had made in Tokyo, through the Olympics!,” he mentioned in an Instagram video on the time.
READ MORE STORIES FROM CHANGING AMERICA