2015 (written 4 August 2015):
Sometimes I just sits and knits and sometimes I just knits.
Knitting is part of Linked Leisure for me. It’s productive, it’s traditional and it generally involves watching something gardening or farming related on TV. It gives me time to think but sufficient distraction to avoid becoming obsessive. I go through phases of knitting and then lay my needles down for a while. But, at the moment, knitting is my thing.
My current project is a plain white baby blanket. It’s knit as a diamond with increases every row until the edge measures 24″ and then decreases till it’s done. It’s simple knitting and I enjoy the repetition and feel of the yarn in my fingers.
It grew from here: