I’m reaching out to the knitting world for some help. I don’t know much about knitting, but I am an artsy dad with a dilemma.
We have a very special old and very warn Afghan. Very worn, the yarn is in bad shape. Looking for ideas about how it can be remade. Can the yarn be woven into something. Can the yarn be respun?
Any ideas from the experts would be much appreciated. Ty sincerely for reading.
Best wishes to all,
Condensed Backstory if it interests you:
35 years ago in high school, we had a severely handicapped girl who did not have many friends. I’d befriended her and was one of the few people who gave her a social life. I went to the prom with her so that she could go to the prom.
After high School everyone went separate ways. We loosely kept in touch across several States.
15 years later when my first child was born we received a hand knitted (oh dang, I’m getting a little choked up here…) Pink Afghan in the mail. It was from my friend from high school. It was very touching.
Fast forward 19 years, and my daughter is a freshman in college. If anyone knows a little bit about anxiety, they know that when an anxious child latches onto an item, often a blanket, it’s a lifelong thing. That Afghan has been with her every night since she was born. It’s been too Costa rica, Denmark, Israel, the British Virgin islands, and all across the United states.