My mother was very talented, she knitted sweaters, gloves, mittens, and hats. She tried to teach me but I didn't have much interest back then (about 40+ years ago...I think I was 11 or 12 at the time).
When I started my current knitting project, a simple scarf made out of this cool yarn, I had some problems.
The first step to any knitting project is casting on for the first row of stitches. For the life of me I couldn't remember how to start. I had a beginners book in my big box of yarn so I pulled it out and read this:
I still couldn't figure it out. I couldn't get that first loop to work. It seemed o…