W.I.P. Wednesday : Needles…

My MIL was quite the fibre artiste in her day, though since I’ve known her she’s had too much pain in her hands to do much crochet or knitting.  Today she gave me these…

Mostly crochet hooks…so now I really have no excuse.  I need to get cracking on the crochet!  You may be wondering why the aforementioned MIL doesn’t teach me how to crochet.  She’ll be the first to tell you she just can’t do it.  She has no patience at all.  She tried to show me how to knit, and the lesson lasted 5 minutes, however, when my SIL taught me, I learned in 5 minutes.  Some people are born teachers, others, well, not so much.

Thanks for all your answers concerning last week’s question about how much yarn one should buy…I so appreciate it, and I know there are lurkers who are thankful, too!

Do you have any new W.I.P.s in the works? We would love to see what you’re up to! Snap a shot of your  “in progress” masterpiece and add it to the  W.I.P. Wednesday Flickr Pool. Whatever your works-in-progress, have a crafty week, and don’t forget to see what the other Wipsters are working on.

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8 thoughts on “W.I.P. Wednesday : Needles…

  1. Pingback: Knitting for a niece (or a nephew?) : W.I.P. Wednesday | Musings From The Fishbowl

  2. I have been knitting for 7 years this spring and I just inherited my Grandmother’s needles a few months ago. It makes me weepy to knit with them sometimes! I have some of her crochet hooks too but I just can’t get it right. It’s frustrating for sure!

    • I’m so sentimental, that would get me choked up, too. I have my great-grandmother’s hand-written recipe book that I keep by my side in the kitchen…bitter-sweet for sure.

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