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Old 04-26-2013, 10:58 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by ABC's Mom View Post
You are fortunate to have someone in the family around to teach you. My grandmother taught me how to crochet, but she lived hours away when I was growing up so I had limited time with her. My mother wasn't "crafty" at all so things like sewing, crocheting etc. I learned from my grandmother. What I've learned about any of the crafts I participate in I pretty much taught myself.

When I was about 17 I bought a book to teach me how to crochet granny squares. It took a long time but I finally got it. Many years later I bought a book and needles to learn to knit. Again, it took a while but I finally got it. It wasn't until I found this site that I learned to do anything with thoses knits and purls. It would be nice to have someone nearby who knits.
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