Archive for February 20th, 2012

Grandma's knitting book

My first knitting book was my grandmother’s knitting book….the one she used to knit toddler clothes for me. I coveted that book and when I was about 10 or 11 she gave it to me. Starting this post has just reminded me that somewhere in my “archives” I have my very first knitting books….I treasured those and when I stumble upon them I will have to share.

I’ve always loved to read….and as a kid this knitting book was a regular read along with my novels. Yep, I was already a “knitting geek”! As a young adult it remained my “go to” reference book for knitting instruction and inspiration. The details….

Complete Guide to Modern Knitting and Crocheting by Alice Carroll published in 1949.

The knitters - my maternal grandma and me!

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