21st Century Knitting Needles

What do Grandma and Dr. Kaifeng Liu
have in common? They both like to knit!
Sort of…The knitting needles you're probably
familiar with are straight, metallic, and used
to create lovely scarves, socks and sweaters
out of yarn. There are also many similar types
of needles for sewing, embroidery... Read more


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