knitting from nature

On our many walks to the Point in the last few weeks, where it’s been windy and a bit wintry, we’ve seen water like this:

and this:

and beautiful glimpses of green-gray like this:

and this:

and this:

So is it any wonder that when I came home from a recent walk there, I cast on with this:

A pair of legwarmers for me, from some green-gray handspun yarn bought long, long ago at Maine’s lovely Common Ground Fair, and held together with some Misti Alpaca laceweight that’s been kicking around in my stash for a long time, to give it a more frosted, mottled look. Unfortunately, it’s still cold enough here to be thinking about tulips, seeds for gardening and new legwarmers, all at the same time.

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