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The Stereotypical Knitter

If I, as a 20 year old college student, happen to be caught knitting in public (which does happen quite often), people’s first reactions often are: 534 more words


Learning to knit beanies

After years of only being able to knit scarves in a plain knit or blankets of tiny squares I did decide that it had come time to learn to knit something different. 429 more words


Welcome to Sherwook's Nook

My name is Mary.  I am a fanatic knitter, librarian, lover of books (even before I became a librarian), cat whisperer (well, not really, but I do talk to my cat and she usually does what I want her to do – within reason), swimmer, and haphazard gardener.  437 more words

Doubt and Self-Compassion

“To be a better person, spend less time filling out your personal scorecard and more time being kind . . . to you.”
Philip Chard… 740 more words


The Little Swatch That Could

What you see here is the last 20 or 30 yards of the first skein of yarn I ever had, some Malabrigo worsted (in Pigeon, I think.) The friend who gave it to me has excellent taste in yarn that’s good for a first time knitter because this is tough stuff. 209 more words


Knitting and a fortune

Yes I am STILL knitting the same scarf I started last week. I added a few rows of another color and I think it looks so much better. 180 more words


What shall I Knit?

Now that I learned how to knit and am obsessed with it what shall my first project be? On my only pair of needles now is a scarf or maybe a headband. 91 more words