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Old 11-26-2004, 11:30 AM   #1
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My 5-year-old niece knitting!
I brought my knitting with me to Thanksgiving dinner with my inlaws yesterday, and both my niece and nephew asked me to teach them to knit! It was such a thrill to watch my niece, especially, because she's so young, actually knitting!

I taught them the English method, which I realized would be much easier for them than the Continental. I used that rhyme (I've got to include this on the knitting page) "In through the front door, once around the back. Peek through the window, and off jumps Jack!" My niece was so cute, repeating the rhyme! She got it right away! It was so cool!

...Just had to share! :D
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