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This trendy knitwear line is made by grandmas

After a busted knee left baker Charmaine Jones motionless a 12 months and a half in the past, she got here throughout a Wooln job posting on Craigslist. An skilled knitter, she remembers considering, “How hard can it be?” The Harlem-based store proprietor of Cake Diva reached out and was an excellent match. “I must have knit 100 hats in two and a half months,” she says.

Jones, who declines to provide her age, taught herself to knit as a child in Gary, Ind. (She regarded it up in her mother and father’ World Book Encyclopedia, which had illustrated directions.) Soon, she says, she was crafting scorching pants and ruffled jumpsuits.

Though Jones is again baking truffles, she nonetheless knits hats for Wooln. “It’s fun,” she says, “and I love the little something on the side.”

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