Kit Willcock keeps rope making alive

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When Kit Willcock of Stockham was a boy, he went to pick his little sister up from a nearby birthday party. Once he arrived he saw their neighbor making ropes for the children. After seeing how it was done, Willcock found the process to be interesting.
“It turned out my grandparents collected stuff and they actually had a rope maker in their collection,” he said. “I asked my grandma if I could borrow it and I started making ropes for this and that.”
After his grandma decided to stop collecting, the antique rope maker was passed on to Willcock, where it has been creating ropes since the late 70s.

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