Each year as Christmas time swoops swiftly in, With hectic shopping sprees at malls and such, Unlike my friends, I spare myself chagrin, And opt instead to add a personal touch. I raid my stash (I never have too much), To find the perfect… Continue Reading “Made for Each Other”
Poetry, Day 2: Gift, Acrostic, Simile
An acrostic, using the letters that spell “Cavalier King Charles Spaniel” as first letter of each line: “My Daily Bread”
Love’s Labors…a sonnet about the incomparable joy of seeing loved ones cuddling snugly beneath a specially knitted gift from Grandma.
The photo of my overly anxious puppy, securing his favorite spot atop my ‘work-in-progress’, knitted afghan, seems a perfect response to today’s Photo Friday prompt: Soft.
The gallery showcased above, includes two ‘takes’ on the “Weekly Photo Challenge” prompt. A beautifully symmetrical knitted stitch pattern, while satisfying and calming in a way that only complex patterns, colors and textures can be, the un-cropped photo reveals an entirely different kind of… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective”
Peaceful, placid place, Stoic, stolid face, Bespeaks of ages past and days to come. This overwintering rest, Puts fibers on my breast That serve me well, then serve a greater purpose. Soft and fluffy fleece, Knowing brings me peace, My swaddling gift for babes… Continue Reading “Inscrutable Visage (Photo Friday: Calm)”
Mom will be upset. Now that was an understatement, considering that Mom had devoted so many hours to complete the difficult, double-knit afghan. The pattern was called “Kelmscott Throw”, her Mother’s first adventure with the technique of double knitting, by… Continue Reading “Made with Love by Mom”
Nature’s fibers spun Sticks and string worked in tandem; Snugly toddler toy.