Why I love knitting



Hi guys, welcome to my blog called The Knittin Needle. My name is Sarah Paige and I am here because of my love for knitting. I know, it’s not the most exciting hobby to many people, well, maybe not to half the world. (Insert laughter) But I sure love it. I decided to write this blog so I could share with you guys my favourite type of knitting, a brief history of knitting and basically why I love to do it.

I am going to explore the world of knots and strings and hopefully, by reading more and more of my blog you guys eventually begin picking up those tools and begin knitting a scarf! Before we begin, I just want to let everyone know I am not an old lady who lives with 10 cats and knits all day! Quite the opposite. I am only 22 but love to do this and my goal is to make you guys appreciate the art of knitting as much as possible. Let me start by telling you a little about what made me fall in love with this sport and yes, I believe this is a sport. My mother would always push me to learn the violin or guitar at school as she was very keen on learning new skills. One day, I was eating dinner and I am sure it was noodles and I began playing with my food. I turned something edible into art – from this point on I knew I had a real skill in something so cool! A lot of people grow up wanting to be great at football if they are boys or for the girls, cheerleaders but for me it was to be the William Shakespeare of thread. I know that sounds a bit cringe but I love what I do and that is all that matters.

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