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Meet Sylvia

Eighty Three year old Sylvia is our oldest Author, she was born in Cranebrook (a little village in in the Tuglea district, in northern Kwa-Zulu Natal). Born to Mauritian parents and at home she spoke French and Créole with her mum. She learned English and how to knit at school at the age six, and ever since, story-telling and knitting have become synonymous with each other. “I remember the first thing I made for myself was a little sweater with short sleeves – I was so proud of myself… later I remember we had to knit socks and scarves for the soldiers in the second world war.” She remembers knitting her whole life, always making something for her children, or...

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