I am a transplanted New Englander living in SE Idaho. I am 69. I love all forms of needlework--as a preschooler I would pin my mothers scraps on my dolls. I made my first skirt when I was 12 and have sewn ever since. I made ball gowns, suits and most of my clothes for many years, and a sports jacket for my husband--also the outfits for my 4 little boys and made most of my daughters clothes until she was grown and my granddaughters. Now I do alot of quilting. When my kids were growing up I made most of their sweaters and all of their mittens I knitted for my grandkids until I had to have carpel tunnel surgery 20 years ago. I had kept all my knitting needles and accesories. I recently started knitting again for a great grandson and am now making a sweater for my daughter.