Tattooed Dude’s Knitting Skills Shatter Stereotypes and Break Hearts

It will creep into your heart.

A TikTok idol is going viral for her impressive knitting skills and ‘breaking stereotypes’.

Inked Jude Moore, 26, learned to knit after being sent to live with “his grandmother” for being a “naughty kid” when he was younger – and he’s kept up the hobby ever since.

“I definitely break stereotypes. People look at me and think ‘He looks like a real good guy’, but I’m sitting there knitting and listening to 80s tunes,” Moore, from Essex, England, told South West News Service. “They get confused.”

One minute he’s fixing his motorcycle, the next he’s in bed — knitting.

“I say I spend a good eight to ten hours a week knitting. I do a lot of gym and a lot of boxing as well, so I’m always busy,” said Moore, who said the job calmed her anxiety and agoraphobia. “But knitting is more than a hobby, and it’s also good for my mental health. It’s very therapeutic.

A man from Essex, England has become a TikTok sensation after sharing his knitting hobby online.
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But his favorite hobby has more benefits than expected. Being comfortable with needles and thread has earned her amorous admirers on TikTok.

One clip, in particular, amassed over 1 million viewswith thousands of comments from new fan groups crowning him as the perfect boyfriend.

“I’d rather my man knit than message other girls, at least you know where he is and what he’s up to,” one person wrote.

One of his clips garnered over a million views, with commenters admiring both his abilities and his looks.
One of his clips garnered over a million views, with commenters admiring both his abilities and his looks.
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“Knitting is more of a hobby, and it’s also good for my mental health,” Moore said. “It’s very therapeutic.”
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“I think you’re brilliant, there should be more men like you… [at] at least he would keep you warm in the winter with the blankets he knits…love it,” another smitten user said.

Other fans in love simply wrote, “I’m in love,” “he’s gorgeous 😍,” and “what a beauty.”

“Life is short – who cares what people think?”

Unfortunately for heart-eyed fans, he’s taken.

“My girlfriend loves it, I taught her to knit. We have knitted together many times,” he told SWNS. “I can imagine us, when we have our own house, sitting together in the evenings and knitting. During the confinement, when she was at my house most of the time, I knitted every night in bed and she was next to me watching.

While he doesn’t know why people are “so mesmerized” by his videos, he is “blown away” that a million people want to see him knit.

“When I read the comments on my TikToks, I see a lot of people saying they’ve never seen it before,” he said. “If I had never picked up knitting needles in my life and saw a geezer doing it, I would think ‘That’s random, that’s weird, but that’s cool.’ “

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The idol has a crush on the internet, despite having a girlfriend.
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“I definitely break stereotypes. People look at me and think ‘He looks like a real good guy,’ but I’m sitting there knitting and listening to 80s tunes,” he said.
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He hopes his knitting will catch on with other guys who want to learn a craft skill.

“I want to make it a thing where young boys will make their girlfriends into a sweater or something,” he said.

“I would tell people to do what makes them happy,” he continued. “Life is short – who cares what people think?”

When he was 18, there was “no way” he would feel comfortable enough to start knitting, saying “it’s all part of growing up”. Now he even hangs out with friends to sit at home and knit something new.

"I would tell people to do what makes them happy," He continued. "Life is short - who cares what people think?"
“I would tell people to do what makes them happy,” Moore said. “Life is short – who cares what people think?”
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“Sometimes I get text messages from my friends saying, ‘If you knit, come on!’ and I’ll just be like, ‘Nah, I’m just chilling!’ he said, adding that his friends were supportive of his craft. “I get myself a teapot – I only drink tea from teapots – take my tea upstairs, put on my classic 80s playlist and start knitting.”

“I think I should have been born in the 50s or 60s and hit my late 20s or 30s in the 80s,” continued Moore, whose mother agreed he should have been born ” in another era”.

“Men wouldn’t have knitted back then, but I would have broken the stereotypes,” he added.

The time during lockdown at the start of the coronavirus pandemic was really when Moore focused on honing her knitting skills, first making a scarf for her niece. Now he’s almost done with a bed runner.

“I’m not the best knitter. I can do the sleeves and the body of a sweater, but it’s the knitting that’s tricky,” he admitted. “But it’s about learning and progressing.”