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Agreed to join my mom for a virtual knitting class. It's me and 30 grandmas on zoom and this is honestly the best Friday I've had in forever

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Nice. Any of them single? 25/m

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Grandmas need love too!

don’t be shy link us the zoom invite

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Is it for beginners? That honestly sounds like some thing I’d really like to do

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It was a mix! We found it through our local yarn store, but i bet if you Google local craft/yarn stores in your area you can find similar stuff. It was really fun

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Are the grandmas consuming as much wine as you are?

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Ahahah they all have their hands full of their various projects! It's like I've landed on another planet and I never want to leave

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This sounds so wonderful and wholesome! Thank you for letting us know this exists!

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Let’s get some quotes!

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My personal favorite was right at the beginning when the instructor was trying to explain the difference between a hyperlink and an email attachment so the ladies could download the notes. That was when I grabbed the wine lol. Once they got down to business it was smooth sailing

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I am snowbirding with my Mom in Florida, just me and a bunch of retirees, kind of nice.

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I love this so much.

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Yes!! I want to be part of this group!

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Longmont Yarn Shoppe - check out their Fiberside Chats series. Random experts talking about whatever, and the $20 keeps a small business alive!

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I would like to join an event like this. I need this in my life rn.

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I love knitting. It's so relaxing.

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I want to watch and listen to this virtual knitting class plz 🍷🍷🍷

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I love this! Makes me wonder what other surprising new things I’m missing. So cool you joined them!

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There's no real dependence on reflexes or fine motor control, you just need to know what the next stitch is. When I get confused i generally just type the confusing instruction into Google and a tutorial has always popped up so far!

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