Chris Kelly's Profile
My mom taught me to crochet when I was about 8 years old. While everyone else on the school bus was reading books or talking about boys, I was making pot holders to give my friends for Christmas. And my first pair of crocheted leg warmers? Oh, yeah - they were sweet!!
It didn't take long before I was knitting, but it took decades before the knitting passion (obsession, some may argue) took hold. I always thought my mom taught me to knit, until a few years ago when I asked her to demonstrate something for me - yeah, we do it totally differently. I'm a "Continental Knitter." According to Wikipedia:
"Knitting with the yarn in one's left hand is commonly referred to as Continental knitting, German knitting, European knitting, or left-hand knitting. Continental knitting is preferred by professional hand-knitters, as it is the more efficient…
- Born on February 24
- Joined September 10, 2011