Chronicle #10: Beginner Observations

Okay, I have been at this knitting for a few weeks. I can make a slip knot, cast on, knit, purl, and bind off. I have practiced a lot and completed three projects; a golf ball washcloth, a phone mat, and a set of armrest and headrest covers for my La-Z-Boy armchair. And of course, I have made lots of mistakes along the way and become quite adept at frogging. My enthusiasm for learning how to knit is still high, despite the frustrations that I have experienced with my learning-to-knit books and with my teacher, my avid knitter wife. So let me sound off and share with you some of my learning how to knit Beginner Observations.

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