The Slow-Cooked Sentence

Four reasons to call yourself a knitter

Rachael Conlin Levy
Rocking chair in red
Dreaming in red.

1. Colors

2. Comics like Wondermark‘s “In which Wendy is prepared” and Questionable Content‘s “Large Hadron Crocheter.”

3. Quotes like this one from the Victorian era’s Weldon’s Practical Knitting

It does not distract the attention or check the powers of the imagination. It forms a ready resource when a vacuity occurs in conversation; it impairs neither body nor mind, and requires no straining of the eyesight. It may be interrupted without loss, and again resumed without trouble. The whole apparatus is so cheap, needs little room, and is so light that it can be kept and gracefully carried about in a basket, the beauty of which displays the expertness and taste of the fair worker.

4. Convenience

Knitting and nursing

2 responses to “Four reasons to call yourself a knitter”

  1. all good reasons! I'm making another hat now. This time for Solomon, in orange of course!

  2. Rachael Levy says:

    Can't wait to see that strawberry blond boy in his new hat.

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