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Old 05-26-2014, 01:04 PM   #16
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Hi backatcha Pat,

I don't know so much about the serious part of serious knitter. My daughter took that picture at a family get together. I have yet to get my family trained to wait to talk to me when I'm not counting. They're worse than cats!

British knitting patterns do read a little differently to me; they seem to assume either a base skill set or willingness to trust the pattern. I can't figure out which it is, or even if it matters. I tend to read the instructions then jump in the deep end and knit, trusting that all will come clear as I knit. Most of the time it works first time. When it doesn't, I rip back, reread the instructions, and give it another go.

And thats the really cool thing about knitting: reading only takes you so far. Doing takes you all the way.
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