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Old 07-21-2006, 07:48 AM   #1
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I am SO happy!
Last night I was finishing a sock, and my DD asked if I would help her knit, so I said Sure as soon as I'm done with this! So when I was finished I cast on and knit the first row myself and showed her what to do. She kinda sat in my lap, and I helped her hold the needles, and she knit her first 2 rows EVER! Oh I'm so tickled! I hope she wants to do a little every day so she'll get the hang of it quickly...I was surprised how well she caught on last night, even though I was holding the needles too, she did really well!
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Old 07-21-2006, 07:56 AM   #2
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AWWWWWWWWWW! I love to knit with my niece. SO sweet! How old is DD?
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Old 07-21-2006, 07:56 AM   #3
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How wonderful! It really is a great thing to pass on to your kids!!
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:00 AM   #4
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That's wonderful! My DD says she wants to knit, spends about 15 minutes and leaves it for weeks. I hope yours stays with it! How old is she?
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:03 AM   #5
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She turned 5 in May :D
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Old 07-21-2006, 08:25 AM   #6
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That is such a great story and it's wonderful she wants to knit. My oldest granddaughter is 4 and tells me she wants to knit but her attention span isn't there yet.
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:15 AM   #7
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That is great ... Its fun to be able to teach them to knit, she will have such wonderful memories of this when she gets older. I just started teaching my DD (6) to knit last month ... she is doing a great job.


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Old 07-21-2006, 09:42 AM   #8
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It's such a great feeling when they want to share your hobby! I keep my daughters knitting in my bag so that when she wants to knit it is right there waiting for her. I know (because it is so addicting ) that once it really clicks for her she is going to knit more and more so right now it is just a waiting game for me. So if your kids knit on again and off again, at least they are knitting!

It is so cute when a little one works on her(or his) knitting!
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Old 07-21-2006, 11:50 AM   #9
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That is wonderful!! I wish one of my daughters wanted to knit, but NO WAY, they don't mind asking for things at all, but have no interest in learning.
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Old 07-21-2006, 12:31 PM   #10
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I've taught all my older kids how to crochet, and one of my daughters how to knit. I'm in the process of teaching my neice how to crochet, and she'll be graduating to knitting before she goes home at the end of August.
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