The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt by Paige Wolf

Why I Started Knitting Again

December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Once upon I was really into knitting. Like really, really into knitting. [caption id="attachment_12251" align="alignnone" width="395"] Me, age 26, with a bad haircut and dye job.[/caption] I started with scarves and then delved into hats, blankets, and rugs. Loads of them. [caption id="attachment_12247" align="alignnone" width="396"] I must still have 50 scarves and hats that no one in my family will wear.[/caption] Then I started making handbags. Some of them were pretty cool - I still can't believe I managed cable knit. [caption id="attachment_12248" align="alignnone" width="395"] How the hell did I make this cable knit bag? Seriously how?[/caption] [caption id="attachment_12249" align="alignnone" width="394"] No, really, how did I make this?[/caption] Some of them were not so great. Because I can not sew a straight line, the linings were falling apart. I accentuated repurposed jewelry and baubles, which I thought very crafty, but didn't...

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– Vicki Glembocki, author of The Second Nine Months: One Woman Tells the Real Truth About Becoming a Mom. Finally.

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