Mom is teaching me how to knit. Yes, at my age. So far, I’ve done and unraveled enough to knit a battleship. Not very good, me. But I’m improving. Why, on this last attempt, I’ve even GAINED two stitches since I cast on. I’m just that good.
Here is a picture of my project thus far. It wants to be a scarf when it grows up. I think I’m more pleased with the yarn holder I made than with the project itself. This is a plastic container which formerly held peanut-butter-filled pretzels. I cut a hole in one corner, dropped the yarn in through the top, fed the end of the yarn through the hole, and screwed on the top.
If you don’t knit, and you’d like to learn, you could read this Knitting For Dummies post and laugh yourself silly at their indecipherable illustrations. Then you could watch this most excellent video which is actually followable and usable.
Good luck! Enjoy!
A WRITING POST FOR YOU: A character decides to learn a new craft or skill.