a gift bag with a striping Poste Yarn!
To have a chance at this gift bag filled with a skein of Island of Misfit Toys striping, a skein of coordinating Simply Sock Yarn in Cherry Red, and a Soak Heel Cream, simply answer the following question in the comments section below:
What is the first project you ever knit or crocheted? Do you, or the person who received it, still wear it? Or was it as ill-fitting as my first pair of socks... which I wear anyway. Tell us all about it.
My first project was a variegated brown and white headband that I used to hold my hair back when I was 7 or 8 years old. Which was somewhat useless really, because I had a mullet (REALLY.) at the time. My grandmother, who was a huge influence on my life, taught me how to knit. After college I became more passionate about the craft when a friend introduced me to quality hand dyed yarns and sock knitting. I'd like to think that my grandmother, Eloise, would be proud to know that the simple craft she taught me at the lake cottage one summer is now helping to support my family and the families of many others. That it allows me to work odd hours so I can see my family much more than I would a regular job, and that I love what I do everyday. Sadly, she was afflicted with Alzheimer's during the last years of her life, and she recently passed after a full and love-filled life. And while I told her several times throughout the years how she impacted my life, I don't know what she was able to understand . But I'd like to think that she did. She'll always be my favorite knitter!
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