3KCBWDAY4: A Knitter or Crocheter for All Seasons?
A Knitter or Crocheter For All Seasons?
“As spring is in the air in the northern hemisphere and those in the southern hemisphere start setting their sights for the arrival of winter, a lot of crocheters and knitters find that their crafting changes along with their wardrobe. Have a look through your finished projects and explain the seasonality of your craft to your readers. Do you make warm woollens the whole year through in preparation for the colder months, or do you live somewhere that never feels the chill and so invest your time in beautiful homewares and delicate lace items. How does your local seasonal weather affect your craft?”
I haven’t given this much thought prior to today’s prompt, and I can’t decide whether it should or should not matter that my knitting doesn’t change according to the change of the seasons.
I shouldn’t have much at all in terms of cool-weather knits, because–in Southern California–we only really have two seasons: hot-and-dry, followed by warm-and-dry (followed, again, by hot-and-dry). We also have fire season, which really has become a year-round season over the last decade.
So then, I ask myself, what on earth is my problem?!
I have 29 projects on my Ravelry project page. One–that’s one!!–is meant for summertime:
I’ve decided that yes, I really do need to start paying attention to my surroundings, because let’s face it: what good is knitting yourself goodies if it’s always too hot to wear them?!
Posted on April 26, 2012, in blogging, knit and crochet blog week, knitting, photos and tagged 3KCBWAY4, hat, Hermione's Cable & Eyelet Hat, knitting and crochet blog week, knotty gloves, mesh cover-up, ravenclaw, scarf, seasons, weather. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.