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PHOTOS: Learning to knit

  • June Garen shows Madeline Breton, 11, how to hold her needles while learning to knit her first row during an introductory class at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library in Gilmanton. ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff

  • Youth services librarian Jen MacLeod (left) takes a look at a problem knit stitch, also known as garter stitch, on 10-year-old Madison Cummings’s project during an introductory knitting class at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library in Gilmanton on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

  • Preteens learn to make fingerless gloves during an introductory knitting class at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library in Gilmanton on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)



Monitor staff
Tuesday, December 06, 2016

A group of eager preteens received their first knitting lesson from volunteer June Garen at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Within an hour, the girls were surprised to realize they were already knitting and could take their fingerless glove projects home with them.