Month: January 2013

From Purchase to Production

Your blogpost on inspiration says a lot to me. Of course, “immediate excitement” seems to trump everything for me, which is why certain wips (works in progress) get laid aside when they reach the “dutiful slog” stage. This above statement reveals even more to ponder when choosing one’s next knitting  project.  This anonymous reader of “Bloom” is, of course talking about impulse buying.  Impulse buying has happened to all of us at one time or another.  Even with ready-made clothes when that must-have skirt screams at you or those to-die-for shoes tap, tap tap their way into your heart, you somehow get sidelined from purchasing what you intended. And, she is referring to the yards and yards of stockinette stitch or ribbing or cable that seems like the project will never end and you begin swearing about the stupidity you had taking on such a thing.  Sometimes I can’t get over the long hours of just weaving in the ends of color work design. Yes, the “dutiful slog” stage is familiar to us all. Her comment …