map-pin Saint John, Canada

I love to knit. Idle hands are the devils workshop my Grandmother used to say. I don't remember learning to knit. I spent hours with Grammie growing up and was always fascinated by her hands as she knit and crocheted. I only ever wore mittens that she knit for me. Somehow they were always warmer. She had the patience to crochet fine lace, tablecloths and granny square blankets. When I use my hands to knit and crochet I can still feel her hands guiding my hands with each stitch.
I love radical knitting. Using old patterns with updated hand dyed small batch yarns. I support my LYS and local yarn suppliers.
Knitting provides a link to my past with a link to the future as I create for my children and their children.

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  • Knitting18 Skills

    Knitting: Over 50 years

    18 Skills

    • Cast on & cast off
    • Knit and purl stitches
    • Simple increase & decrease
    • Picking up stitches
    • Lace knitting
    • Knitting in the round
    • Turn a heel
    • I-cord
    • Double knitting
    • Three needle cast off
    • Ribbed
    • Short rows
    • Garter
    • Kitchener
    • Stocking
    • Slipped stitches
    • Cables
    • Provisional cast on
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