I first learned to knit in high school. I forget who taught me, but I learned English style throwing. It sucked. I didn’t stick with it.
In college I would get stressed out and watch TV with my roommate who would knit the whole time. I wanted to learn something that I could do during down time like that but wasn’t so finicky about being put down in the middle of a row so she taught me to crochet. I never looked back.
I crocheted constantly throughout college for 6 years before I picked up knitting again – this time Continental style, much easier. One of my first knitting projects was this:
Since then, I’ve gone kind of nuts and now I also spin my own yarn on my Ashford Traditional spinning wheel:
Here is only some of the yarn I’ve spun so far… click the image to see details.
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If you don’t know half of what I even said in this post, stick around, I’ll cover the basics in the future.
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