How do you know when you have too much yarn?

Or is there such thing as too much yarn!? Before I retired I always enjoyed a trip to my favorite LYS. I’m grateful the owner didn’t retire before I did. A trip to “Uniquities” was rarely a quick trip. First I had to scan the scene to see if there was new yarn. Silly me. If course there would be new yarn!! Sometimes a skein … Continue reading How do you know when you have too much yarn?

Knitting Before Homework

If only I’d known these things 50 years ago when I began teaching.  Evidently at the Waldorf schools, children are taught to knit before they’re taught to read. http://www.wbez.org/series/front-center/first-grade-knitting-and-stories-are-focus-not-phonics-99638 Have any of you had experience with this?  It makes sense to me, but I’ve never seen it in action.  I learned to read at age 5, then learned to knit at age 8. Continue reading Knitting Before Homework