Knitting and Crochet Blog Week Day 7! 2KCBWDAY7

Knitting and Crochet Blog Week Day 7! 2KCBWDAY7

Your knitting and crochet time.

Write about your typical crafting time. When it is that you are likely to craft – alone or in more social environments, when watching TV or whilst taking bus journeys. What items do you like to surround yourself with whilst you twirl your hook like a majorette’s baton or work those needles like a skilled set of samurai swords. Do you always have snacks to hand, or are you a strictly ‘no crumbs near my yarn!’ kind of knitter.

The best way to start today’s post is to freely admit that the biggest fear I have is to be bored…
Bearing this in mind (and the fact that I am a “do 5 things at once kinda gal”), you can see why I tend to knit/crochet everywheeeerrrreee…

Yes, I am the person that knits in church, waiting in the queue at the grocery store, crochets on the plane, Gautrain, at the kids school concerts, in my car when stuck in a traffic jam…everywhere that doesn’t involve a life threatening situation.

However, because time is precious , I don’t just knit or crochet…I have to listen to an audiobook (folks,….go there! Your life will change…) while knitting. This means that when at home, I tend to spend most of my knitting time in the kitchen table area (you know, we have a perfectly good dining room, but we never eat there…yup, we eat in the kitchen). This is where my computer is s et up (Gerry also has all his techo gadgets set up here…), so it makes for perfect together time as well…we alternate between listening to an audiobook and listening to a conference (medical) talk etc.

That’s why I have a little shelf with all my odds and ends … everything I need close at hand…

I also always carry a ready to go bag in my car, so that no matter what happens, I can do something with my hands…I’ve often been stuck at a place where I didn’t expect to be stuck at, and want to go ballistic if I can’t do some knitting and crocheting… time wasting is the biggest crime 🙁

So…in a nutshell, the crazy lady with the knitting bag, yes, the one with the kitchen sink in her car, yes, that’s me! Say Hi! when you next run into me 🙂


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