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Spool Knitting, Anyone?

A sweet story of perhaps a budding knitter . . .

So, of course, I feel it my mission as Grandmother (or otherwise) to encourage some sort of yarn crafting to my grandchild (or anyone else for that matter) who lives in Austin, Tx. About a year ago I sent L a box with some scrap yarn and a spool meant for spool knitting. Of course the tool came with directions and I was hoping that this might spark some sort of yarn crafting interest in her. About a week later, I was informed that no one in the house could figure out how to operate this little spool. Mind you, this is a house of very bright collegial people. :)

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(Virgin)ia Road Trip

One day hollyknits website will get back to the topic of knitting. My excuse? I just couldn’t knit during what is now in the books as the hottest month on record, July 2020. When there is no activity on the needles, the words for knitting seem on hold, too.

However, life away from knitting has continued. Reading, yard work, the continual fix-its and organization around the house have taken precedence. And, then a travel opportunity of sorts arose – a show and tell road trip to see my daughter and to see her new digs while staying socially distanced and wearing masks. I took a lot of photos from the couch.

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