Abby T.

Location:

Chicago, IL
Hometown: Cincinnati

Member since:

February 18, 2014

Networks

Why did you first get interested in knitting?

I read the American Girl books when I was young and was interested in the idea of young girls learning handicrafts back in the 1700s and 1800s. I wanted to be just like Felicity, one of the characters from the books, so I asked my mom to help me learn to needlepoint, knit, and crochet.

Who taught you to knit?

I learned initially from a book because I didn't know anyone who knitted. When I got older, I met a few people and asked them for help here and there. I really started to become a crazy knitter in college when I finally found people my age who knitted also and who could teach me all kinds of skills.

How long have you been knitting?

Over 15 years and loving it!

Introduction

I'm a young professional who just moved to Chicago and loves knitting and crocheting! I can't wait to meet new people in the city who are also addicted. (Look me up on Ravelry as artohline)


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