Wednesday, December 3, 2014


Odi et amo.
-- Catullus

It's one of those inexplicable things. I joined an Advent Scarf knit-along. It's all one could want: the group is congenial, the specified yarn, Knitting Fever Indulgence 6-ply, is lovely and a LYS had it in stock, the pattern is wonderfully entertaining – and yet I'm not enjoying it. If anything, the mere thought of my scarf in progress fills me with a mysterious unhappiness.

Advent scarf in progress

I don't know why. There's no readily identifiable fault in our stars or in ourselves. I only know I feel it.

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