3KCBWDAY4 – A Winter Knitter?


Today’s Topic A Knitter or Crocheter For All Seasons?
As spring is in the air in the northern hemisphere and those in the southern hemisphere start setting their sights for the arrival of winter, a lot of crocheters and knitters find that their crafting changes along with their wardrobe. Have a look through your finished projects and explain the seasonality of your craft to your readers. Do you make warm woollens the whole year through in preparation for the colder months, or do you live somewhere that never feels the chill and so invest your time in beautiful homewares and delicate lace items. How does your local seasonal weather affect your craft?

I have always thought I’m a Winter Knitter. I make so many projects that are winter accessories, mostly hats. So I looked back at my projects and thought about when they were made. Then I looked at what’s on the needles now. I have a pair of socks, a shawlette, a golf club cover and a summer jumper for the babe. And all I can keep thinking about is my lace sweater in hibernation I need to get back to. So I’m thinking that means I’m a seasonal knitter. Summer cotton, lace and socks on the needles. Sounds like summer knitting to me, doesn’t it?

I always thought that my knitting interests led to warm cuddly duds, and they do. But that’s not all that fits into my favorites. I have tons of socks, lace shawls and baby items. I can’t wait to knit them all up! These are just a few of the patterns I’m hoping to make this summer:

Tootsie Socks Pattern

Atalanta Sideways Pattern

Rabbit Rattle

Fionas Top Pattern

To read all about the seasonality of other people’s crafting from those taking part in Knitting and crochet blog week, simply perform a Google search for the tag 3KCBWDAY4, or click here. And make sure to check in tomorrow with me! I have a very exciting Day 5 – Something Different planned for you!!!

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