This past week, I took my two eldest girls to their first knitting class at our local yarn store. While I was there I had some time to thumb through the books that they had there. Some for sale and some just for display for customers to look at. So after looking through books on how to choose yarn, and the “go to” beginners knitting book the owner recommended by Sally Melville, I happened upon this sweet children’s book, Annie and the Swiss Cheese Scarf .
We had some time to wait so I read it to the other children waiting with me. Annie and the Swiss Cheese Scarf tells the story of Annie, a little girl learning to knit who is getting frustrated with her lack of success; i.e. the scarf she is trying to knit is resembling swiss cheese (hmmm…as a new knitter I can relate!). I won’t spoil the story but as you can guess her mother offers warm encouragement and helps Annie to keep at it until something really wonderful happens. With two beginning knitters in my house (besides myself), this was one I knew I needed for our bookshelf! You can order your own copy by clicking here. It is definitely a great story for children needing encouragement in any new endeavor.
It’s time for the Sunday Stitch Along. Each Sunday you are invited to post a photo of your own projects and progress at our My Sweet Homeschool Facebook page.