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Subject:  Re: crocheters & knitters Date:  3/4/2004  8:50 AM
Author:  2gifts Number:  2407 of 7313

I've been crocheting for quite a few years, but I think my first project was a doily using crochet cotton. I have a few of those around the house. Then I moved up to afghans, but I have never made anything to be worn, so I didn't have to worry about perfect gauge.

I learned to knit last year because my daughter, who is a Girl Scout, was getting her Bronze Award which is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn, and they do it when they are 11. Anyhow, for her project, she decided to coordinate getting knitting lessons for the troop and the moms who were interested, and we used a very simple knit pattern to make hats for premature babies. I was very proud of her doing this project and al