Sunday, December 30, 2007

The joy of yarn




This is my new yarn basket. Isn't it beautiful? I think this basket adds some warmth and coziness to my living room. I admit it. I am a new knitter, but I'm already addicted to it. I can't purl (yet), increase (yet) or decrease (yet) but I'm enjoying myself immensely. I am currently working on my first project, an afghan for my husband which I hope to have completed by St. Valentine's day. I enjoy keeping my fingers busy while watching a movie. I love that it's portable and I can bring my knitting anywhere. I love looking at yarn and as you can see my basket is already full ready for future projects.

I gave my son Luke a circular knitting loom for Christmas and he just finished his first hat. I think he likes keeping his hands busy while watching a movie too. Paul is working on his first hat as well. We're all slowly learning a new craft. It's so exciting to acquire a new skill!

There's nothing like the accomplishment of creating something of one's own.

2 comments:

Meredith said...

Ooh, it's so pretty and filled to the brim!! Wehave that same ball of brown multi-colored yarn :) I wish you many delightful knitting projects in the new year!! Love,

Mary G said...

Carmen,

Holler when you're ready to learn purling and inc/dec ... I'm ALWAYS available for knitting help ....

Merriest of Christmas seasons to all y'all up in the Cabin!