Friday, April 19, 2013

NKBN: Sunday Best Dress

A weekly feature on the blog, NOT Knit by Nat highlights great patterns by budding designers on Ravelry

Working on a trade desk, there are no less than 3 separate news stations on at any given time.   It's hard to be surrounded by the sad news of Boston all day long with acts of senseless violence on a seemingly unending loop, but I try to remind myself of the unbelievable amount of good people out there and the strength of the human spirit.   After seeing the explosions now countless times, I focus on the people instantly running right into the cloud of smoke trying to help. A formidable display of bravery and brotherly love.

It seems fickle to be writing a knitting post in light of this grave situation unfolding in front of me, but Kristen's post this week struck a chord with me.   For us needle crafters, knitting and crocheting brings us some calm and peace.    Jenny's pattern is especially fitting.    Crocheting a pristine Sunday Best Dress might just be what the doctor ordered.

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