Knitting my own comfort blanket

What I really mean is …

Knitting IS my comfort blanket.


(The photo shows the current status of my Hap Blanket by Ysolda Teague, worked to a loose tension/gauge in a self-patterning yarn, Drops Big Fabel Print, on 9 mm needles)

Some people reach for a cigarette. Others reach for alcohol. Some head for the gym or go jogging.


It’s knitting that helps soothe my jangling nerves at the end of a tough day. Even just a few stitches can make all the difference – a speed dial to calm.

It’s magic!

Does knitting/crochet cast its spell on you too?

I’d love to know! 🙂


About yarnsmithery

Sharing my love of yarny craft and encouraging others to give it a go!
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7 Responses to Knitting my own comfort blanket

  1. Both knitting and crochet calm me. I’m never just sitting without some kind of yarn in my lap. Soothes the soul!

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  2. swissrose says:

    Oh, often! Sometimes I just have to go and knit a few rows to settle my frazzled mind and remember what else needs doing… other times it’s the knitting that frazzles me!!!

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  3. Pingback: Friday Finished Object – the blue hap blanket | yarnsmithery

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