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Heather

Heather

My mother showed me how to knit when I was around 8/10 years of age.  I was born in 1943, so knitting yarn was becoming more available at that time after the war in the U.K.. 

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Opal with her shawl

Opal

I learned the basics of knitting and crocheting as a child, inspired by my crafty Grandmothers. I made the usual teenaged scarves and a few blankets, but overall I was terrible at it, and it made my hands hurt, so I dropped it. I told myself I was “just bad at knitting” and took up web development and quilting instead.

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Cindy

Well when I first became interested in Knitting I was only 9 years old. One day when I came home from school I seen my mom knitting and I asked her to teach me.

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Sam

My grandmother taught me how to knit when I was a little girl.

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Janice

My mother bought me my first ball of yarn from the drug store when I was 7 years old. It was a bright tangerine-coloured synthetic thing, which I suppose was very appealing to a child. I don’t recall exactly why I had any interest in having this yarn, but I have a feeling that it had to do with the fascination that I had with watching my maternal Grandmother knit.

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