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Old 12-12-2012, 10:39 AM   #31
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I read the LIW books when I was younger, and now I'm inspired to read them again. I never knew that Mary could knit even with her blindness. Speaking of strong women, I just thought of Helen Keller and her triumphs over her disabilities. I would love to do more research about her and her fascinating life. I wonder if she knit as well, since knitting was an everyday reality to women back then. I feel so fortunate that we can knit for pleasure instead of neccesity in these times. Blessings on our past sisters for their strength and creativity; truly we owe them our gratitude.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:16 PM   #32
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I've read "no idle hands" also "a history of hand knittng" by richard rutt and "Knitting America" and all signs point to knitting in the round with multiple DPN's as the original method of knitting. Knitting flat on two needles came after.
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