The Bleak Midwinter

Erm, Winter? We need to talk.

I know you're just getting settled in, but...I'm sorry.  I think we need to take a break.

I'm sorry, Winter,  I really do love your cooler temperatures and you are beautiful in a stark kind of way. You've been very good to me, giving me an excuse to layer on thick sweaters,  hats, gloves galore and socks of all sorts.

Cropped Cardi Completion Brioche Stitch Hat Fruity Socks Hand Shoes

I've been loving your thick yarns and the acres of stocking stitch in your sweaters. Really. You've shown me some really interesting ribbing and some great, thick yarns.

Patons Shetland Chunky Patons Classic Wool Roving Brioche Stitch 4

It's not you, it's me. It's just that I'm ready for a change.

I...I've met someone else.


And I'm ready to move on.


I'm sorry, Winter. I hope we can still be friends.


I really hope you chose the pattern on the cover there...I had another pattern using that yarn earmarked for my next, next project. (Seriously, folks, I'm still knitting furiously and have one project finished and a new one on the needles. Sometimes there's just an extra lag between when we write posts and when they go up - I blame the holidays.)

My next project is from this book too! Something pink and springy