Monday, October 27, 2008

Warm and soft

I've just started knitting and am surprised at how much I love it. It calms me to sit and weave the threads with the needles, in, around, through and out. Over and over, the same motions. Knitting is one activity where I think the process is more attractive to me than the product. I just love the quiet rhythms.

Of course, I'm still happy to actually accomplish something and this is what I just finished - a tweedy scarf for my father for Christmas. The yarn is a wool/silk blend, soft and touchable. So simple - just plain knitting, but I like it. In November I'm signed up for a class on cables - that should be challenging for me, and will expand my repertoire beyond knitting and purling.


  1. Hmm, I'll have to try my hand at knitting again. I've always begun projects but never finished them. 'Tis the season to cuddle up with warm wools, though :)

  2. Anonymous10:25 PM


    The scarf is beautiful. What size needles did you use?


  3. Hi,
    I tried to crochet, but put it on hold to get busy with other things...knitting! I could not even imagine being able to do it!
    Have you seen people knit with MULTIPLE needles? !!!WOWOW And with the needles conected by a clear plastic type cable!!!!
    I bet YOU tackle the cables beautifully! Have a great time:)
    With kindness,


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