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I have been trying to learn how to knit off and on for several years now. I have several friends who are great at knitting and really get a lot of joy out of it, but I only do it sporadically (working on the same scarf for a year now), so I have to relearn the techniques pretty much every time. I think it's a great idea to teach kids how to knit early on - it's such a calming activity, you can do it while doing other things like watching a movie, you can use it to make all kinds of presents for yourself or others, and it's actually a craft with a lot of socializing potential! I saw this neat tutorial for teaching kids how to knit on one of my favorite sites, Imagination Soup. This particular tutorial is by Melissa Taylor. I hope to teach my son when he's a little bit older!
My grammy taught me how to knit but not how to cast on, so I can knit 'til the end of time but I can't start anything myself!
What a great idea, I remember learning to knit when I was in middle school but I haven't tried again since. Looks like a lot of fun though!
haha @iluvdurian31! I also find that dolls can have some definitely creepiness potential. Didn't expect it with this one, though! The element of surprise, I guess...
I was scrolling through the picture and the doll scared me! haha sorry had to share that.
I actually knitted my first scarf 2 years ago. I picked up the skill through a nice grandmother from a retirement home I was volunteering at. It's a useful too!
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