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My featured Merit Badge Awardee of the Week is … Cyrie Wilson!!!

Cyrie Wilson (#6941) has received a certificate of achievement in Stitching & Crafting for earning a Beginner Level Knitting Merit Badge!

“I know how to do a basic knit with knitting needles, but I have problems with my hands and can’t use them anymore. Instead, I use a fine-gauged loom.

I finished a pair of socks (the pink ones). I used a basic knit and pearl stitch. They took about 3 days. I’m allergic to wool, so I found a good stretchy synthetic fiber.

It’s a lot easier for me to use a loom than the needles. It took me a long time to knit a sock that fits my foot. It’s not easy to be a size 11!”


  1. Winnie Nielsen says:

    Cyrie, I am fascinated with your knitting on a loom! Your socks turned out beautiful. Congratulations on such fine work. I love to knit socks, but I completely understand how difficult it is to knit with those tiny needles and the stress it puts on the joints of hands. Enjoy wearing your new pretty socks!!

  2. Amy Cloud Chambers says:

    Cyrie, they are beautiful! I’m very interested in weaving, and really love seeing what you’ve done.

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