I learned to knit in 1965 when I was a member of Vanderbilt Students’ Wives’ Club. After starting our family in 1968 I continued to knit for our two children and made gifts until I went to work full time in 1976. The knitting was forgotten for years until 1998 when a librarian showed me a lovely scarf she made with ribbon yarn. I was hooked. There are so many fabulous yarns and so many clever patterns. It makes knitting items for family members and for charitable events so enjoyable. As a retiree, it is one of my favorite hobbies. I love taking classes and teaching beginners to knit. I’m sure it lowers my blood pressure.