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Thanks for the Audios….

It’s painfully clear we’re a week out from Christmas at the library: all the books are in (except the Christmas books, we still have a fair number but they’re starting to look picked over) and the audio books and videos are flying out the door. People have already begun to travel and parents are valiantly […]

Kids’ Knitting Group: Beyond the Basics

Kids Knitting for the fall ends next week and it’s been gone well. New thing implemented this fall: a six week, half hour Advanced Knitting Techniques. I finish the second round next Tuesday and overall I’d say it’s been quite a success. I have patterns selected that I’d use again to teach the basics and […]

Last Kids Knitting for Spring

Tuesday will be the last Kids Knitting Day for Spring 2009 and it’s been a successful third round for me. I’m finishing with about 20 kids who have attended more than once or twice, with an average weekly attendance of 14. Achievements for this spring: We had crocheting lessons, and at least one girl took […]

Kids Knitting Group: You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get

About six weeks ago I issued a challenge to the room full of young knitters. I held two stuffed animals before them, a floppy looking “dog” and a bear in a ski scarf and cap. “Knit something for them. ” I said. “It’s due to me on the second week of April. Prizes will be […]

Knitting in Public Day: The Results Show

I feel like an episode of a reality television show, only there wasn’t any voting. There were, however, knitters. Back up with me to the last week of March, won’t you? Tuesday evening I picked up Franklin from our local Amtrak station, which is very nice and old fashioned. It’s also home to a really […]