Do you remember spool knitting? When we were kids we used an empty thread spool, little nails and crochet thread....at least I did. I don't know what I ever did with the worm I produced but I remember it was simple, mesmerizing and instant gratification.
took to it immediately. But then, she would. She's 6, the perfect age
to be able to start with one, manage the needle which in this case is a very sharply
pointed stick, and have the patience to go around and around the circle. She can focus and she sat in
Grandpa's chair and worked the circle patiently and loved watching the
yarn "worm" come through the bottom. I'm having one made for her by my
I couldn't remember how to begin threading the knobs so I turned to Google. Who knew!!??!! There are gobs of sites on spool knitting, also called, I discovered, French knitting.