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The Next Generation

About a week ago, Anna asked me to teach her how to knit. Right after I told her to stop messing with my current knitting project. I apologized for yelling at her and explained that she was really too little to learn how to knit but that I would find a crafty that I could teach her. I dove into the crafty closet and emerged with yarn, a yarn needle and plastic canvas.
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Anna was thrilled.
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Ellery was jealous and kept trying to steal Anna's. So, I got her some of her own. She's very good at the stabbing with the needle- not so good at the pulling it through.
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I was amazed at how long it kept them both happily occupied. Anna's plastic canvas is filling up with all sorts of crazy colorful stitches. She says it is a baby blanket. I'll post a picture when she decides it is done.

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Jennifer said…
Olivia and Isabelle want me to teach them how to crochet. I don't think Izzy's old enough, and I'm not sure I have the patience to teach Olivia. I've tried the yarn and canvas with Olivia but she's such a little perfectionist and gets so frustrated so easily. I should try again, though. =)

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