Orange Love

Do you have a favourite colour?

I have always struggled with this question. As a child I liked Pink and then for a long time did not have a favourite. This may seem surprising as a lot of people presume my favourite is Pink. And while I do love Pink and I have a lot of Pink stuff there is a colour which has been catching my eye more and more recently.

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Only old ladies knit!

Why do I knit? I was once told I look like I should be dancing in a night club and not knitting. Was this because I have pink hair and am not an old lady? So why do I knit?

Knitting on Table Mountain

Knitting on Table Mountain

K – Knowledge: because I can. My mother taught me how to knit as a young child. I grew up surrounded by crafts and saw their value as I watched them being created. It all starts with being taught. Sadly so many have a bad start at school and are put off for life. Find the right person to teach you. Once you have the basics, the options are limitless you can just keep adding new skills. The list of things you can make is endless. Learning and challenging our mind is said to keep Alzheimer’s and Dementia at bay – bonus.

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