A pink knit cap with corners on top, which resembles the ears of a kitten. This wool cap signifies the women’s protest against Donald’s trump’s macho rhetoric and first gained public attention when they were used by multitudes who went marching in Washington DC to protest the inauguration of Donald J Trump.
These wool caps gained public attention when they were used in multitudes during 2017 women’s march on US capital to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump.
Reportedly Krista Suh, and Jayna Zweiman, two women’s rights activists based in Los Angeles came up with the idea to use the pink hat to defy Trump’s rhetoric in his leaked conversation with Billy Bush, in which he goes on to brag: “I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything. … Grab ‘em by the pu… You can do anything.”
According to Krista Suh, the idea first came to her when she was preparing for her journey to US capital to attend the protest; looking for a suitable headwear to ford the Washington DC’s January, cold weather she knitted this pink hat for herself and realized, this unique and eye-catching headwear can be utilized to “make a unified statement”
Today, the Pussyhat project is active and they try to contribute to the women’s rights movement in their own unique way.
you can learn more about the Pussyhat, its origins and significations and also how you can knit one for yourself at pussyhatproject.com