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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 53
12-16-2008, 05:06 AM
Originally Posted by AaronH View Post
Knitting can be an insanely long process depending on how much you are knitting. Suprisingly though, the time just flies by. I've never knitted socks though, so I don't really know for sure.
Just last week my daughter submitted her report on 18th century colonial living. Turns out they passed laws requiring children to know how to spin, and a girl, by the time she was 8 would knit the whole family's socks, do the mending, make the soap, make the candles, and possibly even whip up herbal medicines if they were needed