crocheting since I was 8, knitting since 16. Born and raised in central Florida, moved to upstate New York in 2000, moved to Utah in 2007. 4 small grandchildren, 1 in New York, 3 in Utah. 6 sisters, 3 brothers. 2 sons, 2 daughters-in-law. 3 ex- husbands. 2 dogs, 1 cat; all female and spoiled rotten princesses. A calico cat, white Australian breed dog( the oldest), and an Italian greyhound( the newest, same age as and best friends with cat) cat is bigger.