Back in November we took a trip to the Midwest to visit family. I took along the project I was working on at the time—the diagonal stripes for the Lamp Post Cozy called "Don't Hit Me." (Project #8 at http://videoknitter.weebly.com/index.html) The concept for the piece was to make the lamp post base more visible because it had been dinged by several cars in its short life in the Bemis parking lot. It's now covered with orange and yellow diagonal stripes and accented with cables and ruffles.

So during the trip various family members would ask me what I was knitting. "A stripe" was my usual reply. Without fail, every time I said that I had to explain what I meant by my answer and to assure them I wasn't being a trying to fool them.

 





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