For centuries, with little more than a steel hook and some yarn or even string, women have created beautiful blankets, clothes, intricate lace or just a functional dishcloth. 302 more words
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Knitting is a magic trick. A knitter takes silly, useless string, mundane sticks, waves her hands around and turns one thing into another: string into a hat, string into a sweater, string into a blanket for a baby.
To discover that someone you thought was an ordinary person is a actually a knitter: It’s like kicking a rock with your shoe and finding a diamond.