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How to Knit Like An Icelandic Man

Found this video while searching for videos of Iceland on Vimeo. Being a long-time crocheter and a new knitter as well as a fan of Iceland, this video made me grin from ear to ear. He’s not really knitting, though. He’s doing Tunisian crochet. And yes, I do that, too!

Addendum: Been seeing a lot of hits to this post. Where did you come from, lovely folks? :-) Please do tell! Curious mind wants to know!

Crafts · Knitting · This and That

Look Who’s Knitting Now!

According to Google Analytics, the majority of my blog readers are males between the age of 18 and 34 whose main interest is sports. With that knowledge in mind, let me tell you about my brand new skill: knitting! Because here at Fjords & Firths, we happily cater to the wrong demographic.

I can’t remember when I had my first attempt to learn how to knit. Must’ve been two or three years ago, and I kept coming back to it once or twice every year since, but I just couldn’t wrap my head around it. Anyway, the stars and planets must’ve aligned perfectly to my advantage last week when I decided to give knitting another try, because I finally got it!
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