For housewife Asha Patravali, knitting was just a hobby untill a few years ago. However, her passion and dedication towards work has taken her to newer heights, enabling her not only earn a decent financial gain, but also do her bit for economically weaker sections of the society.
This talent of hers has now been recognized by Limca book of records and she has recently received her certificate which says “ Asha Patravali of Belgaum knits Adult men, women and children’s clothes as a hobby for more than 32 years. Since then she has already made 2500 different designs in sweaters and 300 knitted tops of ladies. The Variety is innumerable forms as baby sets, dolls, pillows, animals and more. She has also taught over 3500 students.”
Asha has passed her SSLC and knitting is a natural gift to her which she has nurtured and made it more creative for the masses. She has also authored books on knitting. She has exhibited her knitting works in various places and even won various accolades for the same.
Asha Patravali has previously created various dolls and other items from wool and other materials basically of wool. She runs her own firm in the name of Asha Kintwears Somwar Peth, Tilakwadi, Belgaum. Contact: 4200340.