Tuesday, December 5, 2017

when knitters are in the forest

We made our annual visit to the National Forest to cut down a Christmas tree last weekend.  This tradition is important in many ways: we like to spend time with family, we like to spend time outdoors, we like that we're helping our local forest service by thinning the forest - and we know firsthand about forest fires.  Most importantly, although I don't know of  a direct tie-in from Christmas trees to the meaning of Christmas, we are so blessed to celebrate the birth of Christ. 

So if you're a knitter, and you're walking around in a high country forest, what do you wear??  I'll tell you! 

~ a qiviut blend hat, pattern Aisling
~ a wool cowl, pattern Folsom Points
~ a hooded, long, wool and alpaca sweater, pattern Cobblestone Trenchcoat
~ some stranded-colorwork wool mittens,pattern Now with Thicker Frosting!

~ and don't forget wool socks! pattern, my own recipe 

Picture by my husband, and yes, we found the perfect tree!  

1 comment:

Thimbleanna said...

You're so funny! Sounds like the perfect recipe to stay warm in the forest!!!