The Love of Knitting

An article written by Karin Schott in the February 1, 2016 Huffington Post, The Ex-Husband Sweater, speaks to the emotional investment a knitter has to her work.  How many of you can understand her thoughts expressed in the article?  I certainly do.

Never knit a boyfriend a sweater

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About 1marylou

I enjoy the process of pushing the world of fiber to its limits with the use of knitting needles and various methods of experimentation. Along the way, the lens of my camera captures what I see.
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5 Responses to The Love of Knitting

  1. Karin Schott says:

    Thank you for the thoughtful mention!

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  2. 1marylou says:

    So true Kerry. We are constantly searching for meaning in our world.


  3. KerryCan says:

    I’m not a knitter and didn’t know about the sweater curse but that was a great article to read. We humans do find symbolism everywhere we look, don’t we?


  4. 1marylou says:

    I too have never knitted a sweater for my second husband and we’ve been married 32 years. Nice to hear from you. XO Mary Lou

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  5. OMG I never heard of the sweater curse before!! Should I be very happy now, Mr. Walker does not like wearing sweaters and I never have knitted anything for him…indeed we have been married happily for close to 30 years;o) Thnak again for a very entertaining post! xo Johanna


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