This year I decided to start with the presents for Christmas in advance. I didn’t want again long and late hours of knitting just to be able to finish the presents. I accomplished the first part, the starting, even though the result was more or less like last year: long and late knitting hours. I had done my homework and planning right, but just in the middle of it, something unexpected came. Bad news and good news. Bad news because I had to struggle again to finish the knitted garments, but very good news because somebody unexpected started appreciating hand-made stuff. At the end it meant not only one but two hand-made presents for her.
I don’t want to go further into this now. I’m still recovering from Christmas and Christmas presents. Trying to accommodate again to my daily life and getting some sleep when I can. It’s so true that we often need vacation from being on vacation.
This is what I am knitting now. I started while on the train back to Madrid. I have the feeling that with all those cables I’m way too slow but I don’t mind. I had a lot of fast and stressful knitting during the last couple of months. I can manage.
The changing tones on the colour of this cardigan remind me of a sunset.
Two years ago we went to immortalize the last sunset of the year. Last year and this it was impossible because of the heavy rain. So I treasure this… until I get another one.