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In Uncategorized on October 31, 2014 at 6:42 am

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The day I knit my brains out

In knitting, stash busting on October 17, 2014 at 6:07 pm


Of all the days, of the places in the world and of all the people…it happened to me – today…here. Annoyed yes, but mad I could not be. That would be an immense unnecessary stress that I would endure. So I leaned into what happened and I lived; I inhaled, I breathed – life.

I came prepared; armed with some good reasoning and a project bag with yarn. Alpaca yarn. Delicious. Can you imagine the combination of the softest yarn ever and the smoothness of needles click clacking against each other? That even, steady tempo….rhythmic hypnosis I call it.

I’m making a multi-functional hat from Knitted Gifts. No gauge done. It looks kind of small, but I’m sure it will fit someone’s head. Continue I shall.

A simple project is what I have been telling you I need and that’s what I finally found. This is one project I can use to knit and read simultaneously without incident.

I’m glad I had this project today. It kept me calm, cool and most importantly, collected. My blood pressure and temperature did not rise, not even to a simmer much less a boil. I knit without ceasing and then I knit some more.

This is my newly resuscitated habit…a small simple project on the run at all times. I’m about that life. That brings life.