Some of the nicest items in my wardrobe were hand-knitted by my friend Ilze, who in her long career as college professor and translator, knits for a hobby. I've always longed to learn how to knit socks, especially, but my fingers do not take directions very well. Today, however, I got another edition of the St. Ben's online newsletter. I went to St. Ben's for one year after leaving the convent, and they still consider me an alumna. In today's online version, there is an interesting and inspiring article about Padhma Creation, a knitwear company set up for poor, unemployed women in Nepal by Kesang Yudron, an '08 graduate of St. Ben's:
I have been looking at the online store and DROOLING over the socks!!