Friday, March 14, 2014

Something New

The pile of yarn after pulling out what I had been working on.
     Trying something new. I am a quilter by family DNA. It's in the blood. I have always loved knitted items and especially my wool sweaters and cardigans. I have often contemplated the whole knitting thing but that is as far as I have gone with it. Both my Mom and Mom-in-law knit. For my mom it's a once in while thing. She would rather sew. She's the seamstress. Always at her sewing machine. My Mom-in-law does knit often and she turns out some really beautiful stuff. She too is a quilter. My Aunt crochets. Something I would also like to learn but after I get this knitting thing down. As in quilting I love the medium I get to work with. The weight of it, its texture, the gorgeous patterns and colors. I just can't get enough. I love to see it evolve into what it is supposed to be. I have an idea of what I would like to see but what ever piece I am working on has a mind of its own and takes the project in the direction that is meant for it. I suppose I look at all of the projects that I take on in this way. I'd have to say that as long as I follow the direction the project takes me, I have liked the out come. No sense in fighting and going against the grain. Go with the flow and everything turns out the way it was meant to.

A new start.

1 comment:

  1. I don't knit but I have crocheted in the past, but like you, I am a quilter. I have recently learned of something called arm looks rather interesting. I may have to give it a try!

    Have a great week!



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