Who Gives A Knit
|Knitting is all the rage. Stupid little hipsters in their stupid little houses are knitting stupid little scarves as we speak. They are writing books about knitting, using phrases like “stitch and bitch” or “not your mothers knitting”. Gross. It is your mother’s knitting. For that matter, it’s yourgreat-great-great-great grandmother’s knitting. Get over yourself. I hate to dissolve the magical illusion surrounding the wonder and skill of watching me knit, but eight year olds in 1750 could do it. It’s not that big a deal.||
We are not recruiting. But thanks for asking.
Knitting shouldn’t impress you.
Me knitting these without a pattern should.
|Many of you may be considering knitting as a hobby. As the founder of the Memphis Knit Mafia, I feel I owe it to you to pass on the wisdom of my years. Stop thinking ‘purls of wisdom’ or I will make you go knit with the hipsters.
So you have 2 options.
- The Local Yarn Store (LYS). There are very nice people who own very nice stores who will teach you.
- The Internet. I did a search.
Now, seriously, if the web can teach you to fly, draw and sing, it can teach you to knit. Honestly, knitting is the simplest of the above items. (Except, maybe, for the Foo Fighter lyrics.) Now get out there and learn how to knit so I can show you how to do something interesting with it. Don’t worry about results, get lost in the process, be creative and remember: It’s only knitting, you’re not curing cancer.Like this piece? Click here to vote it to the top!