My Life After Fibre — entrepreneur

Casting On

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Casting On

Casting on is the beginning of the knitting journey.  Fraught with frustration. Nothing in balance. Awful is the word that comes to mind when I think of the summer I started my business. I did market research with a one year old under foot. My husband switched workplaces, taking a pay cut to do so. I cast my stitches on too tight. My parents came and stayed with us for that couple months. I cried over cash flow projections at Nancy Greene lake. Forest fires made getting content insurance impossible. I twisted the yarn the wrong way. My sister helped out. I had paralyzing anxiety...

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Learning to Knit

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Learning to Knit

  Learning to knit is the beginning of a life long journey.  When you first learn to knit it is awkward, there is no flow. Your gauge is all wrong. You may even have to frog your work and start over.  The beginnings of Motherhood were like that for me. We will call it...far from even gauge. Our first little was not a surprise really, but to say I was ready would have been overstating it. At some point in my early 20's I really wanted a house, kids and to settle down. Fast forward to my late 20's and I was not sure...

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