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28/10/2015

Knitting vs the world in random bite sized pieces

In between studying, working, life and well....everything else that happens.... 
I am trying to knit - to stay sane! 

The change in the clocks has really messed me around. 
I hate the sudden darkness in the evenings when I leave work.
I feel - very very tired. 
 Gah.

Brain feels like mushed up cardboard at the moment 
and I need it to be super absorbent and super sharp. 
Not a chance, think will go back to knitting. 

I came across 'Star Wolf and Rabbit Girl' and instantly fell in love - strange and otherworldly however, the images by Chiara Bautista hit a chord and in particular - this one...........




When you knit something for some one you love - it comes from the heart.

Things will improve - I know they will,
I am an eternal optimist.

The book I am knitting from.
A mixture of art and artistry.
Maths and logical thinking.
Difficult for me to make
my butterfly mind 
fly in straight lines.

But, my hat grows :)
May be if I study 
solidly for one more hour
I can treat myself
with a row or two.

shhhhh - better get back to work.

xxxxxxx

8 comments:

  1. Hope that you enjoy your knitting and that it helps your brain mush! xx

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  2. Sending you a {hug}, hope things brighten for you as your body adjusts, I've felt it more this year than ever (its an age thing an older friend told me - that was kind of her!) xxx

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  3. Love the shaping on that knitted hat. Looks interesting. Hope it works out easily. xx

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  4. Every day we are a day nearer longer daylight! I agree it is a bit of a shock for it to be dark at about 5 pm. Time to treat yourself to something nice, is what I recommend!

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  5. Messing with clocks is so diruptive to so many people, but I suppose we need to live with what life throws at us. I do hope the knitting helps you to relax and the beanie pattern looks good. Mindless crochet/knitting of a night is my de-stresser. Hope the rest of the week is kinder. I must pop you an email, possibly over the weekend. Take care.

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  6. I would just love to be able to knit or crochet a lot more! I like to be able to do some in the car when travelling to and from work but it's dark now. I have crocheted a blanket in the dark - last year - so I just need to get my act together and get another project started for this winter's car journeys.

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  7. You wouldn't believe how drastic life alters with the change of just one hour, it's not like we're missing a whole day. However, every time the clocks move at this time of the year I find it so difficult to keep going all day, I have endless energy in the morning, stop for lunch and then, that's it, my day is drawing to a close, I'm rushing to do last minute jobs, prepare the dinner etc, all before the curtains are drawn.

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  8. Hope your brain fog clears soon, it's a horrible thing to have.

    I too have felt the clock change badly this year, it's nearly dark not long after 5.00 but I guess if that is all I have to grumble about this week then life is good :-)

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