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    Calling all Fairweather Knitters: Notes from a Wannabe Knitter

    Have you ever picked up a set of knitting needles? A few years back, there was no way I could ever conceive of sitting in one place long enough to knit something even slightly recognizable. It’s not that I didn’t have the patience for it, I’ve been known to spend something like sixteen hours braiding my hair (in my pre-university days), but braiding hair and knitting a sweater were two very different things. I had always thought that I lacked the imagination to create something beautiful, however, an unexpected opportunity presented itself. While spending Christmas in England a few of years back, my family and I were all sitting around…