I know, I know, I know. I can't even think about 12 DPNs being in the same place at the same time.
Linda has been knitting since she was a young child, and both her mother and grandmother are heavy-duty knitters. Growing up, the family spent several months a year in the mountains in Chile, where she soaked up all those knits and purls from the indigenous folks that live way up high.
She is now a professor of linguistics at the university in Satiago, but still knits and knits and knits ... and knits.