Though I don't knit or crochet much anymore, I still love yarn. My Oma first taught me to finger crochet when I was three years old and since then I've created many gifts for myself and others through handwork...blankets, sweaters, and toys. And now I usually use yarn in mixed media work, particularly when I create altered books. I do still knit my dish cloths, a perfect hobby during the cold winter months when I'm snuggled up by the fire with a good movie. There's nothing better.