Yarn Along

Yarn Along 3.12.14

Yes, again with the sweaters. I think I’m officially obsessed with these little rollneck sweaters in Lion Brand Amazing Yarn. After this one, I’ll try a different project…maybe.

I’m enjoying A Room of One’s Own, not so much because it is a seminal feminist text but in spite of that fact. In college I wouldn’t have had the patience for this book. Now, I love it, not only for its message about what women need to do to empower themselves as writers, but also for its digressions, like this little riff on prunes, which, according to Woolf, are “stringy as a miser’s heart and exuding a fluid such as might run in misers’ veins who have denied themselves wine and warmth for eighty years and yet not given to the poor” (18).

This made me smile too: “Have you any notion how many books are written about women in the course of one year? Have you any notion how many are written by men? Are you aware that you are, perhaps, the most discussed animal in the universe?” (26)

It’s really too bad that Virginia Woolf didn’t live long enough to be a guest on Oprah.

Yarn Along is hosted by Ginny on her wonderful blog, Small Things.

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2 Responses to Yarn Along

  1. Donna says:

    Hey if you like a project and it’s calling to you, go for it! I believe I have that same yarn in my stash in the same exact colorway. Still not sure what I’m doing with it yet.

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