Meet Your Knitters
If you love your item so much you can write to thank your knitter at:
firstname.lastname@example.org with your Knitters name and we will pass on the message to them.
Aileen, Perth in Scotland
Gran Eileen, Quinton
Janet, West Mid's
LUKE, OUR LONDON BOY
purl of wisdom
''Love - Don’t put all your eggs in one persons’ basket''
What do you listen to at the moment?
Describe your worst fashion mistakes.
Moon boots and shell suits.
What is your earliest memory?
Going to a convalescent home in Rhyl as a child, on my own, to recover from Whooping Cough.
What do you feel are your greatest lifetime achievements?
My tattoo that I had when I was 62, my children, learning to drive.
What do you think is the meaning of life?
I have absolutely no idea but would be grateful if someone could explain.
Think back and describe your first kiss
Terrified in case I got pregnant!!
Elaine, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland
purl of wisdom '' love - don't go looking for it, it will find you when you least expect it ''
when and how did you start knitting
i started knitting when i was pregnant with my eldest daughter, i wanted all the lacy little matinee jackets but my mother was too busy knitting arans for a company to do them for me so i taught myself
what is your earliest memory?
visiting my great great aunts dressmakers studio & being awe of all the beautiful dresses she made
describe your ideal Saturday night now and in your twenties.
in 20's - getting glammed up & going clubbing, now, a dvd, glass of wine, kids in bed & feet up with my knitting :)
describe your worst fashion mistakes/
ra-ra skirts & leg-warmers with orange stilettos!! (i was only 15 though!)
think back and describe your first kiss
rather clumsy, sloppy & not very pleasant
when was the last time you laughed until you cried?
yesterday actually, my 4yr old has such an infectious laugh that starts everyone off
“pearl of wisdom” life is not a sentence
When and how did you start knitting?: my mum taught me when I was four
What is your earliest memory: getting stuck under the covers in my cot, I was about two
What do I like listening to: anything except rap, jazz or opera
Describe an ideal night in my twenties: early night with a good book and breakfast in bed the next morning – seriously, I had three young children and would have given my eye teeth for a good night’s sleep.
Now: a hot date with Colin Firth – well, in Fantasy Land!