Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Why should you learn to knit left-handed — or right-handed if you’re left-handed? A few years ago, I had the responsibility of caring for an elderly relative. One who had undergone surgery, immobilizing his left hand and wrist.  After a couple of days, he became increasingly frustrated and irritated. You see, he was forced to use his right hand to do everyday tasks.  Even simple tasks like drinking from a glass or eating became a major chore. Why? Because he’s left-hand dominant, and his left hand was immobilized. So suddenly he was forced to do everything right-handed! When I... (Read More ...)

Recently Jen shared her knitting experience with me.  I found it interesting and thought you might enjoy it as well. For years, Jen longed to learn to knit.  She took classes, and tried all the different techniques she could find.  Each time, eagerly looking forward to learning to knit, Jen left each course disappointed and feeling like a failure.  The classes just weren’t teaching her in a way that she could learn successfully. Until . . . One day she talked to the right person.  A knitter asked her one question that changed everything: “Have you tried left-handed knitting?”   Jen’s... (Read More ...)