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Meet Gloria

Gloria’s ancestor’s hail from Ireland and Mauritius, she chuckles: “My brother has red hair, black eyebrows and a blonde mustache”. She learned to knit at the age of six, with initial guidance from her mother, until she eventually flew solo and taught herself the rest. “…the first thing I made was a scarf for my brother, who would wear it proudly while it flapped behind him on his bicycle.” Gloria raised four children as a single mother, and would knit to make ends meet “…I fired my first husband when my youngest child was just six months old… I had to find ways to supplement my income, and so I would take on knitting commissions.”  With a BA in social...

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