blast from the past

September 22, 2009

i received and e-mail today.
an e-mail from an old college friend.
in it were pictures of times past, a happier time, a time with more freedom.

one of them reveals my knitting beginnings (literally).

Knitting Origins

things to note in this photo:

long metal needles
green fun fur yarn
my long ‘college’ hair
the knitting lady’s glasses
the rapt expression on my face

things note not in this photo:

this was during a 2 a.m. grocery run in Meijer.
we happened into the ‘yarn aisle’ to find the knitter lady
she literally taught us to knit right then and there.
(e-wrap cast on, english style)

that’s what knitters are like.
they need to spread the word.
the yarn harlot was right.

4 Responses to “blast from the past”

  1. mkonieczki Says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHA! How fortunate that your friend captured this very special moment; how unfortunate that you are busted with green fun fur!!!

  2. Yvonne Says:

    O M G look at your hair! And I loooooove Meijer!! My favorite store!


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