This lovely young lady has recently taught herself to knit from a book from the library. She will humbly tell you that I taught her, but, in fact, she figured out casting on completely by herself and I only showed her the main stitch once. I hardly know how to do it myself. When asked by her home school evaluator what her goal is for fifth grade, she replied without a moment’s hesitation: to learn to purl!
Her first proper project was this adorable headband for little Annis. Isn’t it sweet?!
Won’t be long before those little fingers are stitching away, too. It’s been a very crafty place around here now that the school year is winding down:
We’re going to go through a lot of yarn this summer!