Or mittens, or a hat, or a throw.
When you receive a hand knit item — or any hand made item for that matter — you’re not just receiving a cozy hat or a loaf of banana bread. You are receiving the time, memories and emotions of the person who made it.
I’m a knitter and a finished piece is a diary of the time I was knitting it. I knit the scarf above for my cousin. [Read more…]
What’s your poison?
I started knitting in high school when my friend Jeanette inspired me to knit a sweater for my boyfriend. I knit through college.
by Nicholas Kristof, guest poster
I am a big fan of Nicholas Kristof. Here is his annual giving article, reprinted from The New York Times. What a difference even a little contribution can make. His new book, above, is what I’ll be reading over the Christmas hols.