While waiting in line for a cup of coffee the other day, I took a look around at the other people in the shop. Some were reading books, and others were staring at their computer screens. And I was pleased to see that some people were knitting and crocheting!
They were experiencing the relaxation and pleasure which can be found with yarn crafting. It was apparent in their expressions. No furrowed brows or hunched shoulders. Just a blissful, relaxed countenance. Sometimes, yarn can be magical.
When I got my coffee, I sat down, took out my knitting bag, with my Bernat Mosaic “Carolinian” shawl in-progress, and joined the others on our journey to peace. Both the coffee and the yarn were a comfort to my weary soul.
I’ve often used yarn as a way to escape my worries. Here’s a photo from a few years ago, when I was knitting a Bernat sweater, while waiting for my lunch order.
Maybe you can catch a ride on the magic yarn carpet this week. Grab your Bernat project, and carry it with you as you leave your house. When life gets to be too much for you, just pull out your yarn and work a few stitches. Let those troubles drift away….