On My Needles – Strokkur by Ysolda Teague, more choices

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The last few days have been rather busy and my knitting time has been a bit sparse.  What little I’ve had, was given over to serious swatch knitting for the Olann and Yarn Reviews.  We’ve been sent some right lovelies to share with our readers in the next issue and so far, I’ve knitted eight up.  I’m pretty sure there’s at least two more to arrive and then they’ll be done.  Just have to write about them now.

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Photographer Wanted, Must Like Knitwear

 

I was chatting with a friend briefly yesterday, who happened to mention a real lack of time of late and it really struck a cord with me.  I know I’m not alone in feeling like I’m constantly playing catch up and these intrusive thoughts can end up causing a problem.

I wonder if it’s a pressure we put on ourselves because of social media?  I confess to having to fight with myself on occasion, not to get drawn into the latest pattern to grip the knitting world, or take up a new hobby – macramé anyone?  It’s hard though and it’s in our nature to want to belong, so we join in, even if we know we don’t have the time, so something has to give – right?

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