Thursday, November 12, 2015

Enjoying my knitting lessons


In 2014 I decided to take the plunge and start taking knitting lessons and I can tell you that I have never regretted it.

It all comes down to having a great teacher who is not afraid to work with me despite my blindness. Miko is fun. She is extremely creative and nothing stands in her way. Her assistants are also extremely helpful and encouraging and I am happy to report that for the Fall of 2015 we will be embarking on a project to make bunnies for babies.

My knitting lessons are so much fun, so enjoyable, and they absolutely clear my mind of clutter.

Knitting for me is relaxing and something to do with my hands when I simply just want to sit and vegetate, as they say. It comes easy to me and I have learned how to fix stitches, drop stitches, plus so much more. Knitting, as they say, is barrier free to me as a blind person and I am looking forward to continuing to work with Miko.

If you live in Toronto then why not drop by her Purple Purl store? Give her a call at (416)364-1162. Her store is in the Leslieville area.

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