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Chloe Crochets!!

My sweet and very crafty granddaughter, Chloe, has wanted to learn to crochet since she was about 4 years old. Needless to say, I have exposed her to my non-stop crochet habit, but we've had to wait it out on a frustrating journey for official lessons until just the right age and motor skills.

My book, Kids Can Do It Crocheting, written with Jackie Young (Daugherty), has been around Chloe's house forever; and she's been around my house a lot since I moved near her in 2015. Every Summer, I organize Gigi's Craft Camp on a weekly basis for both grandchildren. Jack, almost 7, has become more interested lately as his small motor skills develop. Chloe, 8 1/2, has long been interested in crafts of all kinds. She has woven potholders, made bracelets by weaving rubber bands and creates many things with "Duck Tape!"

There is a craft box in my yarn studio just for the kids separate from my own craft drawer. Every week, we try a different craft and each year Chloe has as…