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Annis knits up to six hours a day in her Chestertown yarn shop (above), and models a pair of Adirondack Buff mittens (below)
Annis knits up to six hours a day in her Chestertown yarn shop (above), and models a pair of Adirondack Buff mittens (below)

Knitting a life in Chestertown

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TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, hands out its annual North Country Legends awards in Canton this Sunday. One of the recipients, 88 year-old Annis Holmes, opened her yarn shop in Chestertown in 1952. She still runs the shop and teaches people to knit. She's known as an expert Adirondack Buff mitten knitter, developed in response to the region's cold winters. Todd Moe stopped by her knitting shop recently for a chat.

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Todd Moe
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