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Offline Michele Alexander (Voden)

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Knitting
« on: August 02, 2007, 01:30:39 PM »
Mom - I need help with my knitting!
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Re: Knitting
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2007, 03:58:06 PM »
oh no,  please make it stop
knit one pearle one knit 2 , pearle two.  Do you remember the dreaded bed socks we had to make . and the shoe boxes for your knitting that we had to cover or decorate.  Then trying to fit them all into to damn cupboards.

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Re: Knitting
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2007, 08:50:27 PM »
The memories of needlework class are coming back now! I was lucky in that my mom could help with all of my knitting projects!
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Re: Knitting
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2007, 10:09:50 AM »
I remember not doing any knitting over the weekend for my homework - instead I threw the wool away and told the teacher I ran out or wool,  but she didn't beleive me.  so I had to do double for the next day. Does anyone remember the peg holders we had to make?

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Re: Knitting
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2007, 11:03:13 AM »
Yes, I do - with the cross stitch patterns on them! Can also remember having to knit a toilet roll cover and a teddy bear - mine was grey and purple with green at the back!
The school still has an exhibition every year where they display the kids handiwork - these days they do much nicer things like fabric painting!
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Re: Knitting
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2007, 11:41:56 AM »
I loved going to the school display - always a competition to see who had the most stuff on display.  Remember the baby pig in a jar - it was always put on the stage with all the science stuff, snake skins and crystals...... and so much more.

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Re: Knitting
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2007, 12:42:29 PM »
I remember the knitting and having to decorate the boxes, what a waste of paper I thought, and because I am left handed I was taught to knit right handed. Im sure that teacher, can't remember her name, she had a short brown hair cut, a bob style.I was chuffed with one proect I had to do, it was a cardigan for a baby and I did a smashing job and oh yes the toilet holder.......do you remember.
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Re: Knitting
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2007, 09:10:56 PM »
my memory of needlework is of girls comparing bra sizes.  I don't think I ever completed any thing myself.

Library I remember having to learn abc bcd cde etc I still use this today, have been unable to teach my son this method of memorising the alphabet.
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