I first learned to knit and crochet from my mother when I was a school-going kid, and promptly started to knit a sweater. (Ambitious much?) I dropped the project midway, and my mother had to complete it. I didn’t really knit a lot afterward.

I got reacquainted with knitting and crochet a long time later, when I had to wind down and let go after long days (or days that felt very long) at work. The process was so therapeutic, and creating things (even the just-passable ones) from yarn was so happiness-inducing, that I got hooked [pun intended] on it.

There weren’t many yarn stores near home in the early days, and I made do with whatever I could buy. Eventually, when yarn and related items became more available, I bought bucketloads of yarn, quite a few circular needles of varying lengths (they’re my favorite needles), and crochet hooks. I graduated from following patterns to creating simple ones. And now, there are more yarn stores, as well as options to buy things online. Bliss? You bet.

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  1. Now I promised a look which was not me being nice but rather being beguiled by the wool. I learned to knit as a child and never really progressed but recently I have become more and more charmed by the idea of relearning. I love your projects – I am gung-ho enough to assume I can do something – even if its a sweater with too long arms for my husband or a quaint bandana for The Bean. I am definitely inspired and I hope to visit again with a progress rather than a disaster report πŸ™‚
    Oh by the way – I adore the sideways hat just for the record

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    1. I had my fair share of forgetting and relearning, so I totally understand the allure of wool you speak about. πŸ™‚ Hope you start your knitting journey and enjoy it; I’m looking forward to see what you come up with!
      My projects aren’t perfect, but thank you for liking them — they have been great (and relaxing) learning experiences if nothing else.
      The sideways hat was fast and fun! Wish I could make more hats, but it does not get that cold here in Bangalore… πŸ™‚

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    1. Gosh your comment has been sitting in spam for a long while now Osyth, I’m so sorry to not have noticed! And though I’m really happy and honored to be nominated, I’m sorry to have to pass up this award; I hope it’s alright. This blog is just a record of my yarn projects, and I don’t blog that often anyway. πŸ™‚

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    1. At the risk of sounding diplomatic, Zoe — I don’t have a preference. πŸ™‚ I think some things just beg to be knit, and some would look awesome crocheted. (And some would dazzle with a combination of both.) I just use what I feel my project would want!


  2. I love your blog, and like you I recently re-discovered how great it is to be creative. I crochet and currently I started learning to knit so seeing all the beautiful things you make is such a huge inspiration. Thank you for sharing!

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    1. It’s really nice to meet you, Kat! I’m happy to share and to be inspired by fellow crafters like you. πŸ˜„
      Your crochet is fantastic! I hope you find much joy in knitting as well.

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