For centuries, with little more than a steel hook and some yarn or even string, women have created beautiful blankets, clothes, intricate lace or just a functional dishcloth. I feel connected, historically, to the generational tree of women who have worked with their hands. I love to crochet while talking, listening, waiting, watching. I just discovered wonderful quotes by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit’s End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much.This woman extolls the intelligence of knitters (or crocheters). I can’t wait to tell my kids, who think I am slightly nuts. .
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