Today we are supposed to write about the time we spend crafting, where and when and how etc. I don't really have a specific crafting time. I was starting to worry how I would write a vaguely interesting post for this topic, let alone find relevant pics. But then it occurred to me that there are different types of knitting for different types of crafting time.
I knit in front of the TV in the evenings. A lot of TV went into Shalom.
I knit whilst browsing online. Often there is a small mindless project next to the computer, like this:
I knit when getting a lift with a friend to toddler group. Good for dull mindless knitting which allows easy conversation, like this (4ply, ugh...and I keep knitting the yos, double ugh):
I knit when cooking pancakes at the weekends, I sometimes knit standing in the kitchen (apparently there used to be special knitting holder things on belts which would hold the wool so folk could knit whilst they walked between their chores, I think sometimes they even held a needle in such a way that the knitter could knit one handed whilst doing other things, though I have no idea how I came to 'know' this...maybe it was a knitting obsessed dream??) Dischcloths are good standing knitting, doesn't matter if it gets a bit grubby
I knit...quite a lot. But often not for extended periods of time, its just here and there, up and down, ya know? Sometimes I get to a point in my knitting which I can see just requires some stamina...for me to just sit and knit and knit...then I find something good on the tele, or devote an entire nap time to knitting regardless of housework, and just go for it, and then something will get done really fast, like this:
And at the end of every row I have a sip of