First Knits Found!

When I was doing a bit of spring tidying (and mostly throwing stuff away and wondering why I had keep it in the first place) I came across a box of Sylvanian animals that my sister and I used to play with. We spent hours, days, weeks, creating games with those little critters and setting up whole cities for them. A big part of those games was making little items for them ourselves, something that I had forgotten about until I opened that box and found these:

IMG_9632This little pile of garter stitched things is my very first attempt at knitting. Those little flat squares were blankets for my tiny animal toys, and the one on the left is a sleeping bag for a mouse (if I remember correctly there was a school camp for the animals that required ‘equipment’).

I also found a tiny improvised hat!

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I am quite proud of my small self for these early craft efforts. And it’s nice to see how far I have come too!

IMG_9631What was your first foray in to knitting?

 

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About whilemollynaps

I live in New Zealand with my daughter and husband. I take photos, I knit, I design knitting patterns, and I try and live thoughtfully (whatever that means on any given day).
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