Tejer y Poder

Stephanie Barragan

Mrs. Vargas' crochet connection

by Bianca Vasquez [slideshow]

For my documentation project, the person I chose to interview is Mrs. Vargas, she is a mom of 6 boys and has been knitting and crocheting for many years.  I asked her a few questions about how and when she started.

Q. How old were you when you started knitting and crocheting?

A. I started when I was 6 years old in Mexico.

Q. Who taught you how to knit and crochet?

A. My grandmother.

Q. Does knitting and crocheting mean a lot to you and why?

A. It does mean a lot because I still feel connected to my grandmother because it was one of her favorite things to do.

Q. How often do you knit and crochet?

A. Any time I have a chance. Since I have six boys  I might do 2 to 3 days a week.

Q.  During  all the years you have been knitting what was your favorite projects?

A. Making baby covers and booties for the boys.