This began as a very different post.
The plan was to talk about the stretching we do as "creatives" to learn new things. Try new techniques. Experience new processes.
Then, it was about this sweater and how it started in a flurry last January after I had finished "the sweater that took forever". To prove to myself that I could do it again.
Then, I planned to spend time talking to you about steeking and how it involves scissors and the knit project you lovingly knit on for months which normally would send any knitter huddling into a corner. The process both terrifying and thrilling and after months of plotting "how to" steek it was over in about thirty seconds. I'd planned on talking about that, shaky hands and all.
Then, I thought of the long months of knitting away, secretly mind you, finalized the night before christmas. The project then wrapped and tucked under the tree. The fact that I somehow ended up drawing my honey's name in the family handmade venture well, pure luck I tell you. I thought I'd talk about that.
Instead I'm just loving that the light finally gave me what I wanted. No, not the true color of this sweater, as that seems to be truly elusive but rather back-lighting and camera flare. Two of my very favorite things in photography. Yup. That's really all I wanted to say after all.
Happy Wednesday to you all.
*For those of you interested...the full set of photos and knitting details will be on Ravelry next week.*