How Did You Start Knitting?

For me, it was college and all thanks to a friend we’ll call C. She learned from a friend and I can’t for the life of me remember how I came around to asking her to teach me. What I do remember is being presented with needles and yarn during our Secret Santa. I vaguely remember struggling with the cast on, dealing with tight tension on metal needles, and accidentally playing yarn chicken because I wanted my purple scarf to be as long as possible. I had no idea what a cast off