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Forums > Crochet
Re: age
Posted by: christineka (IP Logged)
Date: March 24, 2009 09:53PM

I sat down about a month ago to teach my big girls how to crochet. They are 9 and 7. My 6 year old son joined in. I don't really know how to teach him. He is left-handed. We think anyway. He writes with his right, eats with his left, and attempts to crochet with his left. He's pretty young, but we homeschool as an all in one "schoolroom" type thing, so he does everything his big sisters do and he's very capable too.

Now, my 9 year old took off with crocheting, didn't want any help, and eded up with a boat instead of a tiny blanket. She was happy with the result and has not asked to crochet since. My 7 year old asked for a lot of help, but has managed to make a square of single and double crochet. She asked for a long time how to do the chain and turn at the ends of the rows. She also would take out whole rows due to a mistake and happily crochet away. This is the child who helps me cook and is determined to play the piano like me.

So, I say, it all depends on the kid. That's great that yours has taken off! I need to figure out how to teach left-handed.

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  Re: age Alex 03/18/2009 10:38PM
  Re: age christineka 03/24/2009 09:53PM
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