Peoples of cold regions along the foothills, valleys and altitudes of the Himalayas ned to stay warm an therefore, knitting and weaving wool were the two means to achieve this necessary outcome. It all started with wooden stock used for knitting and pursuant to the making of metal, knitting needles of various thicknesses and length are used. Knitting, weaving, patchwork and embroidery, have all been metaphorical for life itself. Women sang traditional songs when knitting and often in a family or community a blanket is made using separate squares that are knit in various colors individually, and then, sewn together in a patchwork, symbolizing the need for community, coming together and harmony variety. The handmade sweaters, boots, caps and scarves are a necessity and also, very trendy in modern times. Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, to the North-Eastern States, Mizoram, Arunachal, Sikkim, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Assam and Kullu- Manali, Shimla, in Himachal Pradesh all have bright, colorful knitwear.