I finally taught myself to knit and found it to be quite relaxing. As the baby gets heavier and more taxing on my body, I feel the need to sit more often so it is a good time for me to learn something that requires much sitting. When my boy saw me fiddling with knitting needles and yarn, he asked, “Can I have the scarf if you get it right?” I found his request amusing enough that I decided to let him pick his yarn and knit a scarf for him.
Here’s my boy modeling his newly knitted scarf (in his new pajamas):
Cyberseams.com is a great website with excellent videos that demonstrate clear step by step of different stitches. For those who are interested in learning how to knit, click here for a list of knitting videos.