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Showing posts from September, 2017

Knitting 9 to 5

People often ask me to knit things for them. It doesn't happen as often as it did when I first started knitting (maybe because I often just smiled and nodded but never did anything beyond that), but every now and then it will happen. I know a lot of knitters get offended at that, or even more offended when people say things like "you should sell that," but I don't. I take them as compliments. It means whoever is taking the time to make those comments is impressed by my work, and I'm thankful for that. I know I tend to focus on the negative, and I have a hard time not pointing on my mistakes when someone compliments my work. But, I'm learning.

Because I have so many non-knitter friends, I thought I'd walk you through a small project for you to get a taste of what it takes to actually make something. Now, note, this is a very small project. So when you see me post pictures of a lace shawl that I've technically been working on for months (the last one to…