I was Uncool before Uncool was Cool

14 years ago, I was a junior high girl who did things no other junior high girl did:

  • Sew
  • Knit
  • Card wool, spin, and felt
  • Dye with Kool-Aid
  •  Bake ‘artisan’ bread
  • Garden – herbs and vegetables

Yeah, I was totally Uncool. After enduring years of questions like, “Are you crocheting? Oh, My grandma does that.” I have arrived at being Cool. It is a weird feeling. Now I am kicking myself for not being on the front edge of the crafting and DIY tsunami. Coulda had one of the first knitting blogs on the block!

Maybe, just maybe, I am at the forefront of a head covering movement? If the Modesty Movement is a good indicator, it might happen! In about 10 years….

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1 Response to “I was Uncool before Uncool was Cool”


  1. 1 Lucy February 22, 2008 at 8:49 am

    I was the same-a school librarain with glasses.I enjoyed knitting wool,ribbon and wire, winter swims, painting,reading and drawing.


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