|Laurel, pattern from Brooklyn Tweed|
It's April. We're at the very beginning of what e. e. cummings called "just-Spring when the world is mud-luscious". There's a vase of the first daffodils from the garden on the kitchen table and rain/sleet/snow outside.
I spent the morning finishing this hat.
The yarn is Shibui Knits Baby Alpaca DK, as soft as a breeze, as soft as snow. "The snow doesn't give a soft white damn whom it touches," says e.e. cummings.
Happy National Poetry Month!
spring when the world is mud-
luscious the little
whistles far and wee
and eddieandbill come
running from marbles and
piracies and it's
when the world is puddle-wonderful
old balloonman whistles
far and wee
and bettyandisbel come dancing
from hop-scotch and jump-rope and