Some time ago my dear daughter cast on for her very first sweater. One evening while she was knitting away happily but alone, she asked me if I would sit down on the sofa to knit with her...
I have been knitting for years mostly alone, there have been just a few but so precious moments when I have had knitting company. Now that I really had knitting companion in the house I was more or less ignoring the fact and was feeding my sewing machine with lovely and colorful fabrics until this above mentioned evening.
I took a deep quick dive into my stash and soonest cast on for a new sweater, the most simple raglan with numbers from the top of my head to be able to sit with her knitting. And thus started new era in my knitting life.
I was planning on taking a long break from knitting to be able to bond with the sewing but my break was cut a bit short and am not complaining, this small repetitive motion is welcome in the midst of fabric frenzy that always ends up being messy. I left off knitting by casting off the black shawl and the Twined Noro Mittens and I have not yet shown you the black shawl blocked. I did take some pictures of the black beauty but most of the pictures did not turn out quite the way I envisioned so I will need to take a new set of pictures, but here is a little peek.And here is the new sweater on the needles. I am calling her Petite Fleur.
My lake is almost free of ice. The chirping of birds is overwhelming. The light, as I have so often said here, is pure magic in May. The trees are yet naked and the grass is not yet green, so there is very little to soak up the light and it is everywhere. The long winter is long gone, it is time to inhale clean spring country air and let the mind wander.
And hands happily knit.
Happy Mothers' Day to you all... dear children!